As 2020 ended, three picture books were given to me and I also read Gary Paulsen’s unusual memoir of his early years, written for 8
Events, classes, contests for picture book writers and illustrators for January, 2021
Events, classes, contests for picture book writers and illustrators for November, 2021
(Random thoughts from a Picture Book Writer) Guest Post by Rob Broder Can your friends read an entire book without falling asleep? Do people end
Today, October 27th, 2020 is a pretty special day for me. Two books, for which I wrote the words, are being released (amazingly, they’re my
5 Fabulous Things about Don’t Feed the Coos! by Jonathan Stutzman and Heather Fox
I’ve long been a fan of Margo Sorenson’s work and I’m thrilled to interview her on the book birthday of her latest picture book: Calvin
“As the summer draws to an end, and chilly nights become the norm;As the skies clear, and stars burn from lightyears away,telling stories of warriors,
I told the authors and illustrators of the Soaring ’20s debut group that it was time to come clean…about their writing process that is. So I asked them, are you a plotter or a pantser?
I’m a huge fan of podcasts and their wealth of free content available at just the tap of the screen. Last November I even wrote
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,
Guest Post by Kataneh Vahdani, author of Kat and Juju, out this month from Two Lions Press. I remember when I was a little girl
Kirsti Call: Ruth Spiro‘s BABY LOVES FIVE SENSES series combines simple text with expressive illustrations to explain complex science in a simple and engaging way.
If your MC could have dinner with anyone (famous, kinda famous, no longer with us, or still kickin’) who would it be and why?
Christine McDonnell and Jeanette Bradley have created a beautiful book about two of my favorite things: babies and books! Important themes of family, love, and
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: I met Christy at Jane Yolen’s picture book boot camp at the Highlights Foundation in 2018, where she was one of those