HELLO, TREE: Interview with Ana Crespo & Dow Phumiruk (+ Giveaway)

With the end of 2021 rapidly approaching, I thought it would be the perfect time to share a new book about the end of one thing and the beginning of something new. HELLO, TREE by Ana Crespo and illustrated by Dow Phumiruk is subtitled “A story about regrowth.” When a …

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A perfect discussion starter: UMA WHIMPLE CHARTS HER HOUSE

People learn in different ways. Some, by reading words. Others, by listening to or watching people explain things. And others, by looking at graphs, charts or pictures. I’ve always learned best by reading. In eighth grade, I even taught myself to do a cartwheel and the splits by reading a …

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22 Picture Books I’m Looking Forward to in ’22…

It’s that time again. 🙂 I hereby give you my list of 22 Picture Books I’m Looking Forward to in ’22! I’m very much looking forward to these books in 2022 as well. 🙂 Still anxiously awaiting covers on these…. The Underpants (Scholastic Press, Summer 2022) Mary Had a Little …

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Walrus Song splashy giveaway!

It seems only fitting, on a day that we’re all lolling about, recovering from food overload, to check out a soon-to-be-published book by professional lollers (and callers!) WALRUS SONG, by (coincidentally?) Janet Lawler, illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering, will splash into the world on December 7th, published by Candlewick Press. …

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