Category Archives: children’s books

Sewing the Rainbow – perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Sewing the Rainbow – The Story of Gilbert Baker and the Rainbow Flag Written by: Gayle E. Pitman Illustrated by: Holly Clifton-Brown Publisher: Magination Press, October 2018 Ages: 4-8 Genre: biography Themes: lgbtqia+ history, gay flag, rainbow flag, Gilbert Baker   Opening: In a … Continue reading

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Ed Heck – Illustrator Interview

On Friday I will be reviewing the most recent picture book released last week by author-poet Donna Marie Merritt. You know me, where possible with new releases if I have the chance to interview the illustrator, I’ll take it. I … Continue reading

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Love is Love – PPBF and #Pride Month

Title: Love is Love Author: Michael Genhart Illustrator: Ken Min  Publisher: Little Pickle Press, June 2018 Ages: 4-7 Themes: pride, alternative family, two dads, bullying, lgbtqia+   Opening: I’ve got a problem. Today some kids were laughing at my shirt.  They … Continue reading

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