I have something today that will spark joy in book-loving hearts—a board book collaboration between de-clutter queen Marie Kondo and prolific author-illustrator Salina Yoon! Introducing KIKI & JAX… Salina, how did you feel when you were offered the co-writing and illustration gig on Marie Kondo’s
It’s Halloween! A perfect day to introduce you to a book for year-round fun: THE ITTY BITTY WITCH by Trisha Speed Shaskan and Xindi Yan. I interviewed both creators for a sweet blog post today! Trisha, what inspired you to write The Itty-Bitty Witch? How
by Michael Armstrong When Tara agreed to host the cover reveal for my upcoming picture book, BEST DAY EVER, my initial thought was to have a writer friend do a Q&A type interview. Unfortunately, the few other writers I actually know were unavailable—all for perfectly
Well, hey-hey-hey, we’ve got a couple new early reader friends here today! Say hello to FRANK AND BEAN! I’m eager to eat…er, I mean…MEET them, so I sat down with the fellas to have a frank conversation. So Frank, you’re quite the solitary, secret fellow.
Recently a film by Pixar called “Bao” received the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film at the 91st Academy Awards. The short featured a Canadian-Chinese mother whose son grew up and moved away, so she was feeling lonely. Enter a perfect, plump bao to give
by Laura Renauld Online writing challenges have been key to my career as a children’s author. I’m the kind of writer who needs external goals and deadlines to jumpstart my internal motivation. Challenges have helped me develop my craft, given me strategies for revision, and
School writing competition
GCSE exam date and preparation