Monthly Archives: August 2017

Grandmother Thorn + an interview with illustrator Rebecca Hahn

by Katey Howes and Rebecca Hahn (Ripple Grove Press, 2017) One of the best parts of the book world is its people, and the joy of celebrating their books’ entrance to the world. The author of this book, Katey Howes, has been a friend for a long while, and we’ve both been fans of Rebecca’s work. […]

2017 Picture Book Summit

It’s back! The third annual Picture Book Summit is gearing up with another stellar lineup. And the best part is that you can attend this conference from your home and in your pajamas. Is there a better perk for a writer? People ask me all the time how to start writing picture books, and I […]

A Different Pond

by Bao Phi and Thi Bui (Capstone Young Readers) Here’s an intimate look at a family’s traditions in a new place. It’s familiar, but not. Home, but not. A young boy and his father head out on an early morning adventure full of streetlights and stories and minnows. They park by a pond. Under the stars. In […]