Joanna MarpleIn her 20's. Joanna took her guitar and rucksack and wandered the continents, getting involved with some wonderful people, projects and stories. Right now she is a European transplant in the US who writes young adult novels and picture books that offer readers mirrors and windows; lives to 'live' and worlds to explore. Joanna believes equity and empathy should be at he core of our actions and words. She is also a school librarian and gets a kick out of book-matchmaking.
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Apart from greatly admiring his work, my impulse to interview Olivier was three-fold: firstly, my author -illustrator friend Julie Rowan-Zoch urged me to, secondly Olivier is published in the US by one of my favorite publishers (who are right here … Continue reading
Christine Davenier is an illustrator whom I have admired from afar for a while and only recently plucked up the courage to invite to our Illustrator Wednesdays. I was first wowed by her illustrations in the book, SAMANTHA ON A … Continue reading
Title: Beware Mme la Guillotine Witten by Sarah Towle Published by Time Traveler Tours, LLC Category: Children’s nonfiction Ages: 11-18 Themes: French Revolution, murder, Charlotte Corday, jean-Pierre Marat, Guillotine Platform: iPad Release Date: February, 2013 Price: $ 5.99 iBook available at: Apple iTunes Store Synopsis: It’s … Continue reading