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Owl Enticements: A Cover Reveal and Interview with Eric Fan and Dena Seiferling About the Upcoming NIGHT LUNCH
When artists write picture books and encourage others to illustrate them, what's the reasoning? Today we've a beautiful interview with Eric Fan and Dena Seiferling on their upcoming NIGHT LUNCH and what this collaboration has entailed.
Chicago poet Harold Green III is switching from adult poetry to children's literature. Why the change and what does he hope to do? I have questions. He has answers.
Any book that combines the vernacular stylings of Alice Faye Duncan, the intricate hand sewn and illustrated art of Chris Raschka, and the rhythm and music of the Mississipi Delta is a book you need to hear more about right now.
Cover Reveal and Interview with Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann: POLAR BEAR!
"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!
Process junkies, have I got a post for you today! A remarkable interview in which Meghan McCarthy breaks down how she created the epic and wonderful ACTION! about the birth of cinema.
Good news, process junkies. We're talking about how Molly Idle created her upcoming smash hit (at least I hope it is) Witch Hazel.
And Tango Gets Banned Again? Book Banning Perspectives from Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson
and offer advice to book creators facing challenges to their own works for the very first time.
Interested in a retro-styled treat of friendship? Eddie Hemingway's back with a particularly sweet tale and I get to ask him about it at length.
Where Butterflies Fill the Sky: Talking About Flamingos and Watermelons with Zahra Marwan
Sometimes it feels like I've seen so many picture books on immigration, and yet I've never seen anything like Zahra Marwan's WHERE BUTTERFLIES FILL THE SKY. There's a lightness to it, even in the midst of a deadly serious topic, that isn't like anything else out there.
Orange You Glad I’m Doing This Interview? Carrie Tillotson & Estrela Lourenco Talk Bananas
The problem with the world today is that we don't have enough picture books about spotlight-hungry bananas written by biostatisticians. And as luck would have it, such a book is coming out soon. I talk with its creators.