NONSENSE! and Giveaway winners announced

Nonsense! The curious Story of Edward Gorey, written by Lori Mortensen and brilliantly illustrated by Chloe Bristol. It’s hard to know how much of why I am obsessed with this book is because I have been obsessed with Edward Gorey for most of my life? Non fiction biographies are very …

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5 Book Giveaway~Sometimes You Fly!

Sometimes You Fly, written by Katherine Applegate and illustrated by me, is now a beautiful padded board book! Today, this pretty book flies into the world. The production of it is just stunning. It feels good to hold and it sits all by itself like a little block. The smaller …

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Collecting the extraordinary story~IN A JAR, an interview w/Deborah Marcero

Have any of you had the pleasure of reading Deborah Marcero’s stunning new picture book, IN A JAR? I bought one for myself. I bought one for a friend. It is that pretty. That precious. That special. Llewellyn, aside from being a darling little white bunny in a hooded sweatshirt, …

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Red House Tree House Little Bitty Brown Mouse

When I read, Red House Tree House Little Bitty Brown Mouse by Jane Godwin and illustrated by Blanca Gómez, I was reminded of how many varied categories picture books fall into. A plethora of needs and uses that a slight-worded book for tiny hands can fulfill. Red House Tree House …

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Goldfish on Vacation by Sally Lloyd-Jones and Leo Espinosa

“Sometimes it’s hard being a goldfish. You dream of growing fat and exploring coral reefs. But instead here you are in a bowl. Going round and round in circles. And sometimes it’s hard being a child in the summer in the city. All your friends leave and there’s no one …

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