The Picture Book Buzz

August 31, 2020

I get the distinct honor of interviewing all THREE of the Fan Brothers about their collaboration on their stunning new book, The Barnabus Project, which releases TOMORROW.

August 28, 2020

Have I got a special treat for everyone for #PPBF this week!  A sneak peek at a special nonfiction picture book, which releases on September 1st, that combines two things I love -  the color blue and nature.

August 26, 2020

Cozbi A. Cabrera is the epitome of creativity in every way, fashion, and form. Cabrera was born and raised in Brooklyn and grew up in Brownsville and East New York.

August 24, 2020

Constance, “Connie,” Van Hoven grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota with six brothers, one sister, and plenty of dogs, cats, horses, chickens, and pigs. Actually, the horses, chickens and pigs were in Nebraska where she spent lots of time in the summer on her grandmother’s farm. Connie and her...

August 21, 2020

I loved spending time with my grandparents. Painting or hunting for shells and special rocks on the beach with my grandma or yelling at the football games and working in the woodshop with my grandpa. I still miss them, even though they've been gone for many years. But I still can't build...

August 19, 2020

Today I have the pleasure to introduce you to five authors from the STEAM Team Books group with books releasing around August.

[Note that STEAMTeam 2020 has changed their name to STEAMTeam Books.]

I do hope you enjoy this look at some great books and fascinating creative...

August 17, 2020

Today I get the privilege to feature AJ Irving. AJ grew up in Boise, Idaho, writing stories and daydreaming about becoming an author. Now, she writes picture books and poetry on her big back porch in a tiny town near Jackson, Wyoming. AJ reads kidlit every day and dances every chance she...

August 14, 2020

Unless your child is one that mimics the 'Energizer Bunny' all day, crashes face first into their meal, and sleeps all night, chances are bedtime (routine or not) has at times meant struggles. The pleas for one more story, one more glass of water, one more hug, one more check for monsters...

August 12, 2020

Kristen grew up in a suburb of St. Paul, Minnesota. Some of her best childhood memories involve discovering a new favorite book or author at her local library. Books introduced her to other countries and worlds.

August 6, 2020

Gabi studied psychology at the University of Washington and creative writing at The University of Texas. When she’s not writing, she loves taking nature walks, visiting Little Free Libraries, and baking sweet treats. She lives in Oregon with her family.

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