Author Archives: Joanna

Maya Lin – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Maya Lin, Artist-Architect of Light and Lines-Designer of the Vietnam Memorial Author: Jeanne Walker Harvey Illustrator: Dow Phumiruk Publisher: Christy Ottaviano Books, 2017 Ages: 7-12 Themes: artist, architect, biography, Vietnam Memorial, women Opening: In the woods by her childhood home,     … Continue reading

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Dow Phumiruk Ng – Illustrator Interview

I’ve known Dow a couple of years on line, and she is one of those people with whom I have interacted with such frequency that I feel we have already met in real life. And, yay for my first Thai … Continue reading

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Town is By The Sea – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title:  Town is by the Sea Author: Joanne Schwartz Illustrator: Sydney Smith Publisher: Groundwood Books, 2017 Ages: 5-8   Themes: under the sea mining, Cape Breton, coal towns, dangerous jobs, historical fiction Opening: From my house I can see the sea. It … Continue reading

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