Category Archives: picture books

News and Updates

Hi, all. Nanny X Returns is officially out today. It’s available online or you can order through a bookstore near you. I hope you will! Meanwhile, Nanny X has been put on the reading list for the Land of Enchantment Book … Continue reading

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The Importance of Picture Books

It’s Picture Book Month, and that means writers and readers are celebrating  picture books with exhibits, class and skype visits. But mostly, people are celebrating by reading, which is the best way to celebrate anything. Over at the Picture Book … Continue reading

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I am always nervous when a book comes out. I’m combating my nerves by watching old episodes of the Love Boat. If ever I needed an open smile and friendly shore, it’s now. I’ve been trying to watch the episodes in order. Tonight’s … Continue reading

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Genre Jumper: Meg Medina

Meg Medina It is hard to talk about Meg Medina without gushing. She’s generous, wicked smart, and the kind of electric that makes you think that it might make sense to keep a drier sheet in your pocket, just in case of … Continue reading

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