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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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
Title: Tell Me a Tattoo Story Written by: Alison McGhee Illustrated by: Eliza Wheeler Published by: Chronicle Books, 2016 Themes/Topics: tattoos, fathers and sons, personal history Suitable for ages: 5-7 Opening: You wanna see my tattoos? Synopsis: This is a modern father-son love story. The … Continue reading