Monthly Archives: November 2015

Whatever Happened To My Sister?

by Simona Ciraolo (Flying Eye Books, 2015) Heads up, picture book people: I got to be a guest blogger for Picture Book Idea Month, hosted by Tara Lazar. Have you heard of it? Hope so. It gives all of us something to crowd around and celebrate while all those novelists are cranking out buckets of words. […]

Louis I, King of the Sheep

by Olivier Tallec (Enchanted Lion, 2015) Here’s a parable sort of story, one that reads like a cautionary tale but also has a richness to it that’s full of heart and angst and absurdity.  Because here’s a sheep, just like the other sheep except for the windblown crown that lands at his feet. Once stuck atop his head […]

All the Wonders + #littlelitbookseries

Well, hello! Happy Friday! My blog had a bit of a scraped-knee-and-bandaid-situation over the last week, so no new posts from me this week here. I’ll be back next week with a look at a blue-crowned ruler, a real thinker of a picture book. For now, how about some other stuff I’ve written around the […]