Tag Archives: children’s book illustrators

Lessons from Falling on the Ice, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

Lessons from Falling on the Ice  I knew at five years old what I wanted to be when I grew up—a professional ice skater. I decided on my chosen profession after my parents took me to an Ice Capades (Disney … Continue reading

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One or the Other, by Anthony D. Fredericks

A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks One or the Other In any discussions about creativity, there is one overriding myth that refuses to go away. In fact, it is so ingrained in our collective consciousness, that it is blindly … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2021 Eastern PA SCBWI Let’s Connect Mentorship Program

We need one another We need support We need connection We need community We are honored to announce the Eastern PA SCBWI LET’S CONNECT MENTORSHIP PROGRAM. This multi-month, one-on-one mentorship program begins formally this April 2021 and ends in September 2021 … Continue reading

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The Need for Underrepresented Creators with #OwnVoices/#LivedExperience, by Laura Parnum

The Need for Underrepresented Creators with #OwnVoices/#LivedExperience* Diverse Books and #OwnVoices/#LivedExperience are not part of a trend in children’s book publishing. They are part of a movement. The children’s book community is recognizing that young readers need more opportunities to … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Eastern PA SCBWI Social Media Coordinator Tom Uleau, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

Welcome back to the virtual EasternPennPoints Café. Our Illustrator Coordinator, Berrie Torgan-Randall, has invited Tom Uleau to chat at the café. Tom is an author/illustrator and is an active Eastern PA SCBWI member and volunteer. In fact, he is in charge … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Author-Illustrator Lee Harper, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

Welcome to our first Illustrator Day 2020 café chat faculty interview with author-illustrator Lee Harper, our keynote speaker. This year, Illustrator Day will be a virtual event held on Saturday, September 12, 2020. For more information about the event and … Continue reading

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Registration Is Open for Virtual Illustrator Day!

Eastern PA SCBWI  Proudly Presents Virtual Illustrator Day 2020 Saturday, September 12, 2020 Every year Illustrator Day is a special day dedicated to our illustration members, and 2020 is extra special because it is being brought to your own homes … Continue reading

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Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day: Happy Earth Day, by Rebecca Jane Hoenig

This April we are filling the EasternPennPoints blog with art and poetry in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Happy Earth Day by Rebecca Jane Hoenig   Rebecca Jane Hoenig is a recently retired teacher, currently following her dream … Continue reading

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Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day: Let Nature Offer Her Gentle Healing, by Andree Santini

This April we are filling the EasternPennPoints blog with art and poetry in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Let Nature Offer Her Gentle Healing by Andree Santini All of nature is about change, growth, and transformation. We’re part … Continue reading

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Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day: Sunrise Roses, by Kathy Spall

This April we are filling the EasternPennPoints blog with art and poetry in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Sunrise Roses by Kathy Spall   Kathy Spall is a prepublished author-illustrator. She loves to garden and has always … Continue reading

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