May 19, 2022 by Betsy Bird
"I want to make art, not taxidermy." A ribald talk with two greats in the field of children's literature. I reveal the cover of their latest: POLAR BEAR!
May 15, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Lindsay Bonilla stops by today to tell us a bit about her upcoming March 2023 release. Notes and all!
May 10, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Four authors come together to write . . . a picture book?! I interview the authors themselves, discuss the book, and reveal the cover of this fall release for you today.
May 9, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Normally, I don't like to do a cover reveal too far in advance of its publication date. But while today's title won't see shelves until April 18, 2023, I think you'll agree with me that it's something special. Something, I dare say, you'll be glad you knew about in advance.
April 29, 2022 by Betsy Bird
GARVEY IN THE DARK (coming out 10/25/22) is the Nikki Grimes follow-up to her previous title GARVEY'S CHOICE. A novel-in-verse for ages 8 - 12, it's a continuation of Garvey's story... and it's set during the pandemic. And me? I have the cover reveal.
April 27, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Author April Tucholke and artist Khoa Le stop by the blog to reveal the cover of their upcoming fall picture book and to explain why this particular book cover made the final cut.
April 14, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Today, it is my incredible honor to premiere for you the cover of this Sainte-Marie/Flett collaboration. And it is, as you can see, one of the most beautiful I have ever featured on this site.
April 7, 2022 by Betsy Bird
Got some horror-loving kids? Did they enjoy Scary Stories for Young Foxes and Hide and Seeker and Small Spaces? Then check out today's exclusive excerpt of this creepy September release.
March 10, 2022 by Betsy Bird
If you know me then you know that I love beavers beavers beavers. Today I talk with the creators of THE LODGE THAT BEAVER BUILT to revel in our mutual love of these kooky critters.
February 22, 2022 by Betsy Bird
"...it’s a story I’ve lived, of being a kid and having this moment in your life where you are suspended in the air for maybe just a few hours, surrounded by a group of strangers, but your life is going to be completely different after." We're talking on the blog today with Lourdes Heuer about her latest picture book ON THIS AIRPLANE.
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