Category Archives: Children’s literature

The Battle of Junk Mountain – Book Recommendation

Title: The Battle of Junk Mountain Author: Lauren Abbey Greenberg  Publisher: Running Press kids, 2018 Ages: 8-12 Themes: ageing, grandparents, hoarding, Maine, island life, summer friendships, loss & grief, growing up, coming-of-age   Opening:  I didn’t expect my summer sister to ditch me the … Continue reading

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Julia Patton – Illustrator Interview

I didn’t know Julia was a Brit when I reached out to her but then I discovered she lives in the NE in the area where I went to university, has a great sense of humour, and is a great … Continue reading

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Leeza Hernandez – Illustrator Interview

I met Leeza very early on after my arrival in New York when I went out to New Jersey for an SCBWI workshop in Princeton. We bonded over our accents & humour, and her lovely art!         … Continue reading

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