The Picture Book Buzz

August 14, 2019

There are so many "first day of school" picture books. I know some of my favorites have been the more unusual ones, such as: Be A Friend (A mime's POV), School's First Day of School (the school's POV); First Day Jitters (the teacher's POV); and The Day You Begin (new kid in school/im...

June 7, 2019

I've lost count how many "first day of school" picture books exist. I know some of my favorites have been the more unusual ones, such as: School's First Day of School (the school's POV); First Day Jitters (the teacher's POV); and The Day You Begin. It takes a pretty special premise, autho...

June 3, 2019

Tara Lazar’s biography is as fun as her books: “Street magic performer. Hog-calling champion. Award-winning ice sculptor. These are all things TARA LAZAR has never been (though she was a champion figure skater!). Instead, she writes quirky, humorous picture books featuring magical places...

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...

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