February 20, 2018
By now, you all know that I have A Story.
If you haven't heard my story yet, you can read about it here, and in the links within that article. I don't want to talk about it any more, or at least, not here, in this space.
But there are some things you don’t know about...
February 4, 2018
It’s time! It’s time to talk about the Caldecott Medal!
Book Award Season is my favorite time of the year*. (And since I live in Canada, I get to celebrate it TWICE -- once in November when the Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) gives out its children’s literat...
February 2, 2018
Welcome to Cover Collection, my (mostly) weekly blog series in which I look at covers that I love and take them apart a little bit to see what makes them work.
Right now I’m looking at picture book covers, because we’re building up to the ALA Youth Media Award announcem...
Welcome to the World, SMALL WORLD!
July 2, 2019
On the Inauguration of a Demagogue
January 21, 2017
I get this question a lot.
It's totally understandable. Nobody has ever seen my name before, and it's not pronounced phonetically in English-speaking c...
Uh... How Do You Say Your Name, Again?
July 26, 2019
Cover Collection 26: Ordinary Hazards, by Nikki Grimes, With Art and Design by Barbara Grzeslo
February 13, 2020
Cover Collection 25: Tyler Johnson Was Here, written by Jay Coles, designed by Marcie Lawrence, with art by Charlotte Day
February 3, 2020
Go Pro: The Path to Publication, Part One
January 31, 2020
Cover Collection 24: Caldecott 2020 Winner and Honor Books!
January 27, 2020
Go Pro: ALA and OLA for Authors
January 25, 2020
Cover Collection 23: This Book Is Anti-Racist, by Tiffany Jewell, Illustrated by Aurelia Durand, Designed by Karissa Santos
January 20, 2020
Thoughts On the Dawning of a New Year
January 2, 2020
NCTE 2019, Here I Come!
November 18, 2019
SMALL WORLD at the First Ever FOLD Kids Book Festival!
September 26, 2019
Cover Collection 22: Special Guest Interview with Debbie Ohi, Author-Illustrator of Sam & Eva!
September 13, 2019
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