Guest Post: Author-Illustrator Don Tate on William Still and His Freedom Stories

October 19th, 2020|Author/Illustrator Talks, Authors, Behind the Scenes, History, Informational Picture Book, Nonfiction, Picture Books|

Dear Reader, As a child, reading for the joy of reading

Author Interview: Mary Batten on Life in a Frozen World

October 13th, 2020|Animal Story, Animals, Author/Illustrator Talks, Authors, Behind the Scenes, Informational Picture Book, Interviews, Nature, Nonfiction, Picture Books|

Even in the intensely cold, windy, and dry environment

Kid Lit Authors Speak: What Young Readers Can Do to Protect the Environment

October 9th, 2020|About Habitats, Author/Illustrator Talks, Authors, Children's books, Community, Nature, Round-up: Nature Books|

The effects of climate change are being experienced aro

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

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