Category Archives: Picture Books

Earth Day 2020 – Picture Book: Outside In

The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action. The enormous challenge — but also the vast opportunities — of action on climate change have distinguished the issue as the most pressing topic for the 50th anniversary.  Climate change represents … Continue reading

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Illustrator Interview – Luciana Navarro Powell

It has been way too long since I did one of my illustrator interview and what better a distraction than to delve into the artistic life and work of a picture book creator during these “quarantine days.” I have had … Continue reading

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Black is a Rainbow Color – PPBF/Black History Month

Title: Black is a Rainbow Color Author: Angela Joy Illustrator: Ekua Holmes Publisher: Roaring Brook Press, 2020 Ages: 4-8 Themes: African Americans, history, stories in rhyme, color black, black culture, Opening:  Red is a rainbow color.Green sits next to blue.Yellow, orange, violet, indigo,They are rainbow … Continue reading

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