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Exclusive Cover Reveal: THERE IS A RAINBOW by Theresa Trinder and Grant Snider

A first look at the cover for THERE IS A RAINBOW by Theresa Trinder and Grant Snider.

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#126)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads?

Cover Reveal Q&A: THE PASSOVER GUEST by Susan Kusel and Sean Rubin

I chat with Susan Kusel and Sean Rubin about their upcoming picture book THE PASSOVER GUEST

Fox & Rabbit Q & A with Beth Ferry

An interview with Fox & Rabbit author Beth Ferry.

Which Books Should Have Won the 2020 New York Times Best Illustrated Awards

I pick the books that should have made the 2020 New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book List.

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#125)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads?

Books on Film: Mo Willems on TODAY

Mo Willems stopped by the TODAY show recently to talk about his upcoming live-action special, premiering today (September 17) on HBO.

2020 National Book Award Longlist Announced!

The National Book Awards have released their longlist in the only category that matters: Young People’s Literature. As usual, it’s a YA-heavy list, but there are a couple middle graders thrown in there. Let’s have a look . . .

Exclusive Excerpt: Investigators Take the Plunge

Read an exclusive excerpt of INVESTIGATORS TAKE THE PLUNGE by John Patrick Green

Nonfiction Monday: Nacho’s Nachos by Sandra Nickel

I ask you this: who isn’t interested in how the world’s favorite snack came to be?

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#124)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads?

Carrying the Torch: When a Character Continues with New Creators

A look at children’s book characters who have kept on going with different authors and illustrators.

10 to Note: Fall Preview 2020

A look ahead at 10 fall books I’m excited about.

Books on Film: Jacqueline Woodson on CBS This Morning

Jacqueline Woodson recently appeared on CBS This Morning.

One Star Review, Guess Who? (#123)

Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads?