Events, classes, contests for picture book writers and illustrators for January, 2021
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Your recently released picture book, Lotte’s Magical Paper Puppets, with Page Street Kids is a lyrical, lovely and unusual picture book biography
Events, classes, contests for picture book writers and illustrators for November, 2021
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: At a family event, my cousin and his daughter approached me wanting to connect me with the daughter’s friend who was having
This is a review of three books which together will help you build your illustrations. Molly Bang’s Picture This: How Pictures Work illuminates the core principles of
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Charnelle, what beautiful illustrations you created for Alice Faye Duncan’s text, JUST LIKE A MAMA, a lyrical read aloud celebrating adopted children,
How the generosity of writing communities turned a blog post idea into a whole new resource page and 12 monthly posts.
Racing through the mall Voice croaking like a frog Wishing you were home sweet home Perusing your favorite blog! Is it my imagination, or does
This article is mostly about separating colors for print by hand (about which David Weisner has said “Horrors!”), as was done years ago. And a
On February 14th Diana Haneski, the library media specialist at Margery Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, saved the lives of fifty students and
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
An exhibit at the Worcester Art Museum showcases a career. Ed and Barbara Emberley started a family of successful children’s book creators.
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
Grace Lin may not know it yet, but she can heal a tortured heart. This is a power that the best creators of books for
By Sarah Lynne Reul Last summer, I was honored to be selected as the illustrator for the NESCBWI17 logo. The logo is used as a
Recently I traveled almost the length of Cuba on a people to people, educational tour, something only possible recently because I am an American.