The Picture Book Buzz

November 29, 2019

When I discovered The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe, I was enthralled; immediately transported on an adventure. I devoured the whole series (at least twice). It was such an important part of my early childhood reading. An escape from reality. Just looking at "my" cover brings back fon...

June 5, 2019

Today I have the pleasure to introduce you to thirteen authors and illustrators - The Notable 19s - who joined together to celebrate and help promote their books releasing this year. I promise, it's not too long a post. I do hope you enjoy this peek at some great books and fascinating cre...

February 1, 2019

Growing up on Star Trek and Star Wars, I always wondered if there was life on other planets. And agreed with Carl Sagan (and Jodi Foster's character in Contact) that if there isn't other life, then there is an awful lot of wasted space.

It's exciting when scientists find new planets, disco...

January 29, 2019

Today I have the privilege to talk with the second half of the creative genius of Just Right: Searching for the Goldilocks Planet - Jessica Lanan. 

Jessica is a self-professed “illustrator of stories, creator of worlds, partaker of coffee, tanguera of tango, baker of scones, eater of...

January 28, 2019

I get the honor to do a second interview with a wonderful author and my friend, Curtis Manley. On his website, Curtis shared why he creates picture books:

"I write for young people of all ages and strive to create fun books

with facts about the world around us and truths about the worl...

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