Crushes of the Week: November 27 to December 3, 2022

This week’s crushes: Building an orchestra of hope: how Favio Chávez taught children to make music with garbageby Carmen Oliver and Luisa Uribe (Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, October 2022) Life with My Dragon: Five Heartwarming Tales by Fred Benaglia and Didier Lévy (Thames & Hudson, November 2022) sidney the lonely cloud by Tim Hopgood … Read more

New books just in time for the holidays!

Check out these new December releases for all your favorite middle grade readers! This selection includes the latest in an out-of-this-world space adventure series and book by renowned astronomer Dean Regas. Never After: The Broken MirrorRoaring Brook Press, written by Melissa de la Cruz Real life and fairy tales collide in Never After: The Broken … Read more

Let’s Talk Picture Books: Let’s Talk Illustrators #232: Sam Winston

I’m so excited to feature my interview with Sam Winston here today! Sam’s work lives at the intersection of two strongly connected worlds, fine art and language, and expertly blends his two passions in his debut as an author and illustrator. one and all. I’ll let the art and language expert show and tell from … Read more

Case(envelope) of Mondays

We have a case(wrap) of Mondays! Ofone and allby Sam Winston (Candlewick Press, November 2022) PS: we have an interview with Sam tomorrow!! Stop by to read about this beautiful picture book! This post contains affiliate links. For more information visit mypolicies and disclosures page.