Things that definitely don’t stink: Today’s author, her debut book, and this interview. I’m so happy to have the opportunity to chat with Colleen Paeff about her debut, The Great Stink: How Joseph Bazalgette Solved London’s Poop Pollution Problem.
Cathy Stefanec Ogren: Meet Janie Reinart. Whether she’s writing, teaching, puppeteering, performing interactive musical stories, clowning around, or presiding as a poet-in-residence at an elementary
Fall is full of great opportunities, so this month’s list is long. You’re sure to find something to spark your fall creativity! To see what’s
I confess I expected dogs when I eagerly signed up to review THE PAWED PIPER, written by Michelle Robinson and illustrated by Chinlun Lee, but was utterly charmed by this cat-centric picture book.
Readers will fall in love with this story about the cutest little outsider, with a sweet and kind heart, who was never meant to blend in.
Summer may be vacation time but there are still plenty of learning opportunities this month for picture book creators! Taking some time off? Check out
Guest Post by Jennifer Buchet My debut picture book, Little Medusa’s Hair Do-Lemma, did not begin with a wish to write about, or even incorporate,
When I was a child in the eighties, there was almost nothing that made me happier than locking myself away in my bedroom or playroom,
In April of 2020 a remarkable picture book was released into the world. Inspired by the author’s childhood experience, the story follows the life cycle
Happy Summer! As the pandemic recedes and more in-person events are available, this post will continue to list only online events. Look for notices of
Critiquing the work of others brings an ultra-awareness to the all-encompassing task of writing picture books. With fresh eyes, you present considerations and questions for others that are important to think about in your own writing, too. But when it comes to critiquing your own stories, fresh eyes are harder to come by.
Karen Yin is in my picture book marketing group for 2022. But her debut picture book, Whole Whale, with Barefoot Books, illustrated by Nelleke Verhoeff,