The Picture Book Buzz

February 5, 2020

Today I have the pleasure to introduce you to three authors from the STEAM Team 2020. Two have books releasing in February. And one is giving us a sneak peek at a March release. I do hope you enjoy this look at some great books and fascinating creatives.

"STEAM Team 2020 is...

August 1, 2019

Each story begins with the desire to delight young children;

to tantalise their imaginations;

and to kindle their curiosity. ~ B.C.R. Fegan

B.C.R. Fegan is a multi-award-winning author who has written a number of fairy tales and fantasies for children and young adults.

Raised on a small hobby...

June 10, 2019

So, I'm shaking things up a bit this week. Good thing it's my blog. I'm going to do a combination interview/book review post on both Monday and Wednesday this week. To start us off, I have the amazing Gayle Krause.

Gayle has served on the Rhyming Revolution Selection Committee, choosi...

April 10, 2019

Here's another of those promised, or was it threatened (?), double posts. So many great books are being released this Spring. This one is the debut picture book of B.J. Lee.

B.J. Lee is a former librarian at The Boston Conservatory at Berklee. She is an award-winning poet, musician, and fo...

January 25, 2019

Who hasn't played dress-up as a child? I remember hours spent imagining I was someone else, somewhere else. Whether it involved putting on performances for family, creating elaborate adventures with my siblings, or just trying on roles. As a parent, I created many outfits, incliding an Ew...

November 30, 2018

Ever make a mistake, one you really wish you could undo? Do you ever just worry about making mistakes? Or been paralyzed by the fear of doing the wrong thing? 

Good news! We don't need a doctor, I can diagnose this one - you're human.

Better news - everyone, even superheroes have this probl...

January 6, 2017

Staring into the swirling sparkles of a snow globe is magical and peaceful. Take a peek at how this book captures that feeling for young readers.

My Snow Globe

Written by Megan E. Bryant

Illustration by Melissa Iwai

Publisher Scholastic, Cartwheel Books imprint

Ages 2-4 years




December 16, 2016

Ever wonder how many different rhyming ways an alligator can say goodbye, besides "after a while crocodile." What about rhyming ways to say hello? 

Later, Gator!

Author & Illustrator:  Erik Brooks

Publisher:  Sterling Children's Books, 2016

Ages 3-6



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