Happy book birthday to WE DON’T EAT OUR CLASSMATES and DEAR SUBSTITUTE! As school winds down, and we ramp up our summer plans, the beginning
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I just love social media. I connected with Nancy when we both had picture book birthdays on the same day, September 1,
We live in a most exciting time, one of abundant picture book biographies! At my library, patrons of all ages check out these books. One
Guest Post by Rob Broder, Publisher, Ripple Grove Press You sit in your chair in all its glory: grab paper and pen for your wonderful
By Kellie Byrnes I’m excited to be at Writers’ Rumpus today for the Book Birthday of my first picture book, CLOUD CONDUCTOR. It’s out today
Today is the launch of my debut picture book, THE BREAKING NEWS.THE BREAKING NEWS is about a girl who wants to make things better after she
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: In this wonderful #kidlit world, Laura Sassi stood out as a kind, supportive, and talented author. She’s a frequent visitor here at
Looking to engage your reader and increase the emotional tension in your picture book? Write a purposeful page turn.
On September 1st, 2017 my newest picture book, YOU KNOW WHAT? released with Clavis Books. This was an unusual launch for me in many ways.
Carol Gordon Ekster: Ruth Spiro is one of those wonderful #kidlit folks that I connected with through our shared experience of being alumni of Jane Yolen’s
Although I’ve never met Penny Parker Klostermann in person, I’ve known her on-line for many years. I’ve guest posted on her blog with all five
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: Laya, what led you to become a writer for children? LAYA STEINBERG: The one-word answer: children. Mine. I know, that’s two words. Probably
I was lucky enough to meet author/illustrator Gina Perry at the 2017 NESCBWI conference this past April and am thrilled to interview her about her
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