I’m excited to interview picture book author, Henry L. Hertz for Writer’s Rumpus! Kirsti Call: What was your inspiration for Cap’n Rex and His Clever
Guest post by Julie Hedlund I’ve been thinking a great deal about “layers” in picture books lately, for three reasons. The first is because I
I discovered Susanna Leonard Hill’s blog when I first began writing children’s books. I loved her Perfect Picture Book posts and I was even
Two Truths and a Lie is the first book in a fascinating new series that presents some of the most crazy-but-true stories about the living world as well as a handful of stories that are too crazy to be true—and asks readers to separate facts from the fakes!
Orphan Island surpassed my expectations. Jinny is a likable yet flawed main character with a problem. She’s grown up on a magical Island that she doesn’t
1. Get started! Incredible author/illustrator, Melissa Sweet said: “We don’t have to know what we’re going to make, we just have to get started.”
Rosie Pova has two books coming out soon and her debut picture book, If I Weren’t With You, came out only last week! I’m thrilled to
A Boy Called Bat masterfully shows the inner life of a quirky, lovable, yet oft misunderstood autistic boy.
I firmly believe that picture books are for everyone. In my work as a marriage and family therapist I utilize bibliotherapy (the use of books
Reading for Research 2017 Challege!
I’ve written resolutions on New Year’s Day faithfully since I was 8 year old. And somehow writing resolutions have almost always appeared. Some years I needed the writing resolutions more than others. Until I got married, I hardly needed them…I have 65 filled journals to prove my writing was free and unfettered!
Top Ten Reads in 2016
I visit the library every day, dropping off a stack of well read books and replacing it with a stack of books I can’t wait to
Kid Crazy and the Kilowatt King brings energy into the picture book world with vivid words and illustrations.