CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Valentine’s Day seems like the perfect day to write about and share my love of picture books and talk about the illustrator
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Heather, I love that you write children’s books about real women who overcame extraordinary obstacles and never gave up on their dreams. And
Carol Gordon Ekster: I had the pleasure of living in the same town as Alyson and watching her grow up into a beautiful, intelligent, and
Carol Gordon Ekster: I had the good fortune of highlighting Hazel Mitchell’s illustrative talents in another interview here at Writers’ Rumpus a few years ago.
Henry Herz writes picture books with his sons. I love how he works with his kids to create beautiful books. We especially adore one of
In honor of the release of Monster Needs to Go to School, the sixth book in the Monster&Me series published by Mighty Media Press, I wanted
I met Sandra Markle when I attended Jane Yolen’s Picture Book Boot Camp. The tall and stunning Sandra Markle stood out. I had no idea at
Ben Clanton’s newest book, IT CAME IN THE MAIL, is out today! When the book came in the mail at our house, Sammy and I
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Abby, I read about you on a Nerdy Book Club post and was so touched by your experience teaching in a
I first met Miranda Paul through the 12×12 challenge. I was immediately impressed by her passion and willingness to give back to the kidlit community.
Brian Lies, the renowned author and illustrator of the Bats books (Bats at the Beach, Bats at the Library, Bats at the Ballgame, Bats in
I first discovered Anna Staniszewski when my kids and I read her Dirt Diary series. We adored them and quickly devoured her Unfairy Tale Life
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Your debut picture book, Dario and the Whale, came out March 1st with Albert Whitman & Company publishers. Tell us about how
As creatives, we color by numbers all the time without even realizing it. We want to know if ____ is working for others and if ____ is normal and if ____ has ever happened to our creative friends.