Tag Archives: Picture Books

#Vacation: Dancin’ in the Sand, by Anni Matsick

Dancin’ in the Sand by Anni Matsick   Anni Matsick is a freelance illustrator with over 30 years of experience in creating art for children’s publications. This happy beach scene is part of a story Anni illustrated earlier this year for … Continue reading

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#Vacation: Catching Fireflies, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

Catching Fireflies by Berrie Torgan-Randall   Berrie Torgan-Randall has been passionate about children’s literature since she was a little girl and has fed her desire by becoming a children’s librarian and by pursuing a career as an illustrator and writer of … Continue reading

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#Vacation: “Flying on Waves,” a Poem by Jennifer Raudenbush

Flying on Waves By Jennifer Raudenbush Perched atop my boogie board, stomach clenched, I lean in toward the wave that’s forming. Hold on tight! Rolling, foaming, cresting white, I ride the wave. I float. I fly— shoot across the sea … Continue reading

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#Vacation: Kandice Can Walk Like a Crab, by Kathy Spall

Kandice Can Walk Like a Crab by Kathy Spall   Kathy Spall studied art and design at the Fashion Institute of Technology and has worked as a fashion designer. She has also taught PE at a preschool and ballet, tap, and … Continue reading

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#Vacation: “Here in Missouri,” a Poem by Jen Bryant

Here in Missouri by Jen Bryant “Maybe you had to leave in order to really miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.” —Jodi Picoult, Handle With Care I miss my … Continue reading

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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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