OFF-LIMITS by Helen Yoon

Hello, friends! Jill Esbaum here. We were terribly sorry to lose from the blog our friend Michelle Meadows. Michelle’s voice was always one of positivity and light, her insights (and tips!) smart and spot-on. While I’m sad she left us, I’m happy her career is going so well. She also …

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Warm hearts and a GIVEAWAY!

With winter winds howling, and some of us wading through snow, who couldn’t use a story about a sweet crush to warm us up? Releasing today (January 4, 2022), Charlotte Sullivan Wild’s picture book, LOVE, VIOLET, is just the ticket. Illustrated by Charlene Chua, and published by Farrar, Straus and …

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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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