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The State of Photography Illustration in 2015

It’s been a while since we last checked the photography in fiction picture report. Let’s have a look… Here are all the 2015 picture books I’ve noticed that use photography in some way. If I missed any, let’s hear it in the comments. Vincent and the Night by Adele Enersen Tiny Hamster is a Giant […]

Epic Cybils Book Battle: Week I

*Disclaimer* The process described below is one method for informing Cybils evaluating. It is not, I repeat, not how the Cybils shortlists are created. I’m honored to be a panelist on the fiction picture book committee of the 2010 Cybils awards. Since “kid appeal” is part of the award criteria, I though it wise to […]

2010 Children’s Lit: The Year in Miscellanea

It’s time to take a look back at the year that was in children’s lit miscellanea. Best Moment of Solidarity: The response to the Speak Controversy An associate professor of management at Missouri State University made some unbelievable comments regarding Laurie Halse Anderson’s Printz honor book, and the response was swift and strong. Best Use […]