After reading K.T. Horning's info about how today's book was considered a favorite of lesbian families for years, I figured it was time to tackle this Vera B. Williams title once and for all.
Take a trip in a little time machine mixed with a heavy dose of the best kind of nostalgia. An explosion on the page. Sublime.
Publisher Asmaa Hussein joins the blog today to talk about why she started the company Ruqaya's Bookshelf and Muslim representation in picture books today.
This preview of a host of smaller publishers continues! And at the rate I'm going I should probably be able to get these done before fall is actually here.
Author Hanh Bui pays tributes to libraries as safe harbors for incoming refugees.
Balancing its messaging with great storytelling, character development, and the magic trick of making a mother character both the antagonist and loving, Frizzy is a roller coaster ride of emotions in a single, simple, quick to read little package.
Today I present to you a slew of 2022 picture book bios, some out already and some yet to come, that are not blerg. They are not boring. They are boffo. Fantastic. Memorable. Cool.
In a pandemic era, how do you write an honest book about going to the hospital? Lisa Brown presents the cover of The Hospital Book while she talks about her process.
James Kennedy guest posts today with information about the latest 90-Second Newbery, now celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Newbery Award.
Today's title comes to us via The Big Red Book of Beginner Books, and it truly lives up to expectations. I promised Kate we'd do a goofy book. I may have actually overdelivered.