The Picture Book Buzz

May 29, 2017

Today, I have the privilege of talking with Melissa Stoller. Her debut chapter book The Enchanted Snow Globe: Return to Coney Island releases on July 25th. Her debut Picture Book Olive's Magic Paintbrush is due in March 2018 and #2 the Snow Globe series is due out in the Spring of 2018.


May 26, 2017

Tara Lazar has done it again. After studying Little Red Gliding Hood and taking a couple of webinars with her, I expected a humorous tale. But she has delivered a side-splitting tale, full of math puns. It is so much fun for both kids and adults! 

7 Ate 9: The Untold Story

Author: Tara Laza...

May 23, 2017

I am honored today to talk with Caron Levis, author of Ida, Always. A  recipient of the Christopher Award and declared by The NY Times as "an example of children’s books at their best.”  Caron's newest picture book - May I Have A Word? -  comes out TOMORROW!

Here's a brie...

May 19, 2017

In my interview of Curtis Manley on March 20th, we briefly talked about this newest book. I am so excited that it is finally available. It was definitely worth the wait. The way we handle frustration and disappointment tells a lot about a person. Do we give up and pout, proceed with passi...

May 12, 2017

If you enjoyed Josh Funk's initial food story, you will also enjoy the sequel. What happens to Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast after they get foiled by Barron Waffle? Inspector Croissant arrives on the scene to help them solve the problem of "nefarious odors" wafting through the fridge....

May 5, 2017

Many of us talk about saving endangered species. We send money to , advocate for, or endorse organizations and zoos which  work to educate people and protect these amazing animals.  Such as the San Diego Zoo, which has successfully raised a number of rare rhinos, hoping to someday return...

May 1, 2017

Today, I am doing part 2 of Laura Clement's interview [Part one was posted April 10th.] Her book will be released on May 4th! Enjoy some of her thoughts about herself and the publishing process.

Welcome back, Laura. Congratulations on Egg’s birthday!

Yup!  May 4th! Egg be with you...

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