Author Archives: Joanna

Cathy Morrison – Illustrator Interview

Very happy to once again be interviewing an illustrator whose illustrations will be showcased in my perfect picture book Friday link this week. [JM] Illustrator or author/illustrator?  If the latter, do you begin with words or pictures? [CM] I consider … Continue reading

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Animal Ark – Perfect Picture Book Friday for Earth Day

Title: Animal Ark, Celebrating our WILD WORLD in Poetry and Pictures Author: Kwame Alexander Photographs by: Joel Sartore Published by: National Geographic Kids, February 2017 Ages: 4-8 Themes: animals, poetry Opening: Chorus of creatures Singing our names See what we … Continue reading

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Earth Day Book recommendation – Wild Lives

Title: Wild Lives, Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love Authors: Lori Robinson & Jane Chodosh Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, April 2017 Ages: 11+ Themes: animal conservation, conservationists, endangered species       Quotes I love: Who would think a wild leopard … Continue reading

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