Leslie Bulion’s Science Poetry: Beautifully Illustrated Poems About Every Sort of Critter

April 3rd, 2020|Animals, Authors, Children's books, Humor, Middle Grade, Middle Grades, Nature, Nonfiction, poetry, Round-up: Animal Books, Round-up: Nature Books, Round-Ups|

It's National Poetry Month, so we jumped at the chance

Author Interview: Lori Mortensen on Away with Words

March 15th, 2019|Authors, Behind the Story, History, Interviews, Nonfiction, On Writing, Picture Book|

“Isabella Bird was like a wild vine stuck in a too-smal

Author & Illustrator Interview: Deborah Hopkinson and Don Tate on Carter Reads the Newspaper

February 7th, 2019|Author/Illustrator Talks, Authors, Behind the Scenes, Behind the Story, Black History Month, Deborah Hopkinson, History, Illustrators, Interviews, Nonfiction, Picture Books|

Carter G. Woodson was born to two formerly enslaved peo

Using Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, and Stinkers in the Classroom: Guest Post from Melissa Stewart

January 16th, 2019|Animals, Authors, Free Resources, Guest Posts, Melissa Stewart, Nature, Nonfiction, Picture Book, Uncategorized|

When our books get sent out into the world, we always l

Hansel & Gretel: Deliciously Wicked

October 18th, 2018|Authors, Book Activities, craft, Halloween, Illustrators, Modern Folktale, News and Events, Picture Books, Uncategorized|

Hansel & Gretel Written and illustrated by Bethan W

Author Interview: Melissa Stewart on Pipsqueaks, Slowpokes, and Stinkers

August 24th, 2018|Animals, Authors, Behind the Story, Children's books, Informational Picture Book, Interviews, Melissa Stewart, Nonfiction, Uncategorized|

Written with a lively, playful voice, Pipsqueaks, Slowp

Author Interview: Melissa Keil

April 4th, 2018|Author/Illustrator Talks, Authors, Behind the Story, Interviews, YA, Young Adult|

Sophia—a former child prodigy and 17-year-old math mast

Author-illustrator Interview: Julie Paschkis

March 28th, 2018|Author/Illustrator Talks, Authors, Behind the Story, Children's books, Illustrators, Interviews, Picture Books|

Kalinka wants to be a helpful bird and clean up her fri

Author Interview: Fred Bowen

March 2nd, 2018|Author/Illustrator Talks, Authors, Behind the Story, Chapter Book, Fred Bowen, Interviews, Middle Readers, Sports|

Fred Bowen is the author of the popular Sports Story se

Author Interview: Pip Jones

February 23rd, 2018|Author/Illustrator Talks, Authors, Behind the Story, Children's books, Interviews, Picture Books, Science|

Izzy Gizmo’s inventions are marvelous, magnificent—and

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