20 Picture Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2020….

It’s almost 2020, and I don’t know about you, but I am really excited about what’s in store for us book-wise. These are just 20 of the books I’m looking forward to in 2020….. Happy New Year, everybody! ************************************************************** WINNER: Congratulations, Linda Skeers! You won a signed copy of Everybody …

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Henry and Bea

Having a friend that you are comfortable with, that understands you, that you love to spend time with is a great thing. Having a friend that you always have fun with and can “tell what the other is thinking without saying a word” is, indeed, fortunate thing. In Jessixa Bagley’s …

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A Visit with Eliza Wheeler and her HOME IN THE WOODS (+ Giveaway!)

Hello, all— I’ve got an extra special holiday treat today: former PBB blogger and super-talented picture book creator Eliza Wheeler is here to chat about her gorgeous new book Home in the Woods (Nancy Paulsen Books/PRH, 2019). This is a particularly heartfelt and personal story, based on the experience of …

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The Journey continues…

Hey Picture Book Builders. Today is my last post on the blog as I’m stepping away from being a regular contributor here while continuing my journey in publishing. I’ve not been here nearly as long as some, but I have thoroughly enjoyed my time and will continue to check in …

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CELEBRATING YOU (Yes, you!)

As 2019 winds to a close, I’d love to celebrate you, our wonderful blog readers. Many of you are fellow picture book writers (some pre-published, others well-published.) So let’s take a moment and share your hard-earned writing accomplishments this year!  If you achieved any of the following in 2019, please …

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