Guest post by Julie Hedlund I’ve been thinking a great deal about “layers” in picture books lately, for three reasons. The first is because I
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I met Katey Howes at the 2016 NESCBWI conference and her smile and warmth lit up the air around her. I’m so
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: When I connected with Linda, I noticed how much we have in common. For the sake of brevity, I’ll just mention these
GUEST POST By Kim Chaffee The roller coaster metaphor has been used many times to describe one’s journey through life. Today I’m using it to
Rob is generously giving away a personalized signed copy of his brand-new book, RODZILLA, illustrated by Dan Santat. Enter the Rafflecopter giveaway at this link
Rosie Pova has two books coming out soon and her debut picture book, If I Weren’t With You, came out only last week! I’m thrilled to
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
You say you love picture books, but you’re ready to venture into chapter books? Look no further! Princess Cora and the Crocodile, a picture book-storybook hybrid, just arrived and features the best of both worlds. The reader will not be disappointed by the Newbery/Caldecott winning pair of Laura Amy Schlitz and Brian Floca.
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Alison, you are not new to writing. You have another publication with a beautiful mission, Creating Change Through Family Philanthropy: The Next Generation,
The story of the word count I imagine most resembles the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The aspiring writer steps into a publishing house,
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
Ever since my first SCBWI conference I have touted the importance of attending these functions to every writer who asks me how to get published.