The Picture Book Buzz

July 24, 2020


Kimberly McD

You've won a copy of SOAKED! by Abi Cushman

Now, back to today's #PPBF choice.

I was immediately intrigued by the cover of this book when it was announced. Alfred and those overalls are so adorable. And since "playing possum" means feigning death, until a threat...

July 22, 2020

Sue Lowell Gallion writes for children because she is passionate about children, reading, and any combination of the two! Sue lives in the Kansas City area with her black lab mix, Tucker, who likes to go on walks and hold hands.

As a printer’s daughter, Sue grew up surrounded by the smells...

July 20, 2020

Enjoy your imaginations, create,

and celebrate your unique wonderfulness!

~ Jennifer Black Reinhardt

Jennifer Black Reinhardt grew up in a cozy town in the mountains of Pennsylvania, surrounded by creative artists and quirky collections. Drawing from that inspiration, Jennifer graduated from...

July 17, 2020

Soaked! - Perfect Picture Book Friday #PPBF and Giveaway

July 15, 2020

Kathleen Long Bostrom has been an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA) since 1983 (now honorably retired). She and her husband, Greg, live in Carlsbad, California, where she writes full-time in an office looking out over a grove of eucalyptus trees. They have three grown chi...

July 13, 2020

Abi Cushman is a debut author-illustrator. She has also worked as a web designer for over 15 years, creating websites for libraries, towns, and local businesses.

She runs two popular websites of her own:, a pet rabbit care resource, and, which was nam...

July 8, 2020

Today I have the pleasure to introduce you to three authors from the STEAM Team 2020 with books releasing around July.

I do hope you enjoy this look at some great books and fascinating creatives. "STEAM Team 2020 is a group of authors who have a Science, Technology, Eng...

July 6, 2020

The Soaring 20’s High Flying Picture Book Debuts is a group of authors and illustrators hailing from California to New York (and Canada!), who’ve joined together to help promote their 2020 debut picture books.

Be sure to visit their website to “discover picture book talent on the rise.” Th...

July 3, 2020

The last couple of years have seen an explosion in books for kids (and babies) on coding.  Including delightful biographies on Grace Hopper and Dorothy Vaughan and fun books using coding to create sandcastles and plan a day at an amusement park. DK's even created workbooks on coding....

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