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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Talk It Up Tuesday!

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! I’m calling today Talk It Up Tuesday. Here’s a quick shout out to ten picture book blasts from the not-so-recent past. Book 1: Zombie in Love by Kelly DiPucchio, illustrated by Scott Campbell This book features a zombie’s quest to find the perfect ghoul. It’s stinking great. …

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A Little More on ROAR! (the trailer)

In just a few days, ROAR!, my book with Liz Starin, releases. To celebrate, I wanted to share the trailer as well as some scoop on how the trailer came to be. The Trailer: ROAR!‘s trailer includes cameo appearances from some of today’s fiercest authors and illustrators. You’ve been warned. Please view responsibly. …

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Picture Book Barcode Bonanza

Last month on 100 Scope Notes, Travis Jonker shared a wonderful post called “The Art of the Picture Book Barcode.” Now I have always loved spotting a well-placed barcode on the back of a picture book. Seeing a collection of that kind of awesomeness? What more could I want?! I thought it would be …

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