Tag Archives: Picture Books

Mindfulness, Anxiety, and a New Picture Book: Anna Forrester Has a Café Chat with Picture Book Author Gail Silver

Gail Silver’s fourth picture book, Mindful Bea and the Worry Tree, came out April 16 with Magination Press, the American Psychological Association’s children’s book imprint. Gail lives in Philadelphia, and when she’s not writing picture books she is running Yoga Child … Continue reading

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A Book Launch Event for Gayle C. Krause’s Daddy, Can You See the Moon?

Written in rhyme to keep the serious topic light, Daddy, Can You See the Moon? by Gayle C. Krause is about the special moments a young boy and his deployed dad share by looking at the moon, until the father comes home … Continue reading

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A Café Chat with Literary Agent Marie Lamba, by Laura Parnum

I recently had the very lovely pleasure of chatting with Marie Lamba at the Eastern Penn Points Café. Marie is an author as well as a literary agent at the Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency and will be joining our faculty … Continue reading

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An Interview with Art Director Jess Tice-Gilbert, by Virginia Law Manning

Each year I kick off the first day of my summer camp letting the children explore different picture book formats—the traditional hardcover, the less expensive paperback, sturdy board books, and a wide variety of novelty books. Books with flaps, tabs, … Continue reading

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An Interview with Author-Illustrator Melissa Iwai, by Virginia Law Manning

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Brooklyn-based author-illustrator Melissa Iwai. I first met Melissa in 2015 and have been following her career and getting to know her ever since. Melissa is talented, humble, genuine, and supportive, so I knew … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible: Inamorato Inamorata, by Victor Stabin

Inamorato Inamorata By Victor Stabin “Inamorato Inamorata” is another illustration from Victor Stabin’s unique ABC book, Daedal Doodle. Daedal Doodle’s 26 dictionary-driven characters catapulted Victor’s creativity into writing and animation. In addition, because the book is dictionary driven, he was asked to … Continue reading

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#LoveMadeVisible: Morning! by Anni Matsick

© 2019 Anni Matsick Morning! By Anni Matsick Anni Matsick has had a long career in children’s publishing, working traditionally in watercolor on paper. More recent work can be seen on her website at http://www.annimatsick.com. Anni’s studio is in her home … Continue reading

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