Just a couple of weeks ago, the announcement went out for my debut picture book, The Breaking News (Roaring Brook/Macmillan, Winter 2018). My writing and
Teaching was my first passion. Even before I went to school, I played teacher with all who would study under me. And then I became
This is the second part of an interview with the amazingly talented Emberley family, all of whom have careers in the children’s book field. In
One of the great things about social media is the many writing communities that have formed. Through Twitter, many established authors have selflessly taken time
On Thursday, Josh Funk visited 21 classrooms in 12 states, 6 time zones, 4 countries, and ALL the hemispheres – for World Read Aloud Day!
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
Your book is coming out, and it’s coming at you fast! It’s always the way, you think you’ve plenty of time and you’ll get on with
One child at a time, or sometimes en masse, Rick Riordan uses his superstar power to transform kids into readers. In a previous article titled
My vintage-book collection expanded this summer with two picture books published within two years of each other. One is fiction, the other nonfiction, and both
We Need Diverse Books. Four simple words. This movement is not a trend or a fad, but a way of life. Diversity is all around
Josh Funk had two picture book releases in the last 8 days (PIRASAURS! and DEAR DRAGON) – and today he shares how he’s gone about promoting them.
Author Josh Funk shares ten ways to support picture book authors and illustrators …
I’m a little late to the party, but, Instagram might be my new favorite thing on the internet. I’m often flummoxed about what to tweet
The American Library Association (ALA) annual conference, a ginormous offering for ALA’s 68,000 member librarians, was held this past weekend in Orlando at the