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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I asked Lucy for an interview because her publisher sent me her latest book Crocodali to review for this Friday’s Perfect Picture Book. I loved the story and art so much I sought her ought on FB. Plus, she’s a … Continue reading
Title: Maybe Something Beautiful, How Art Transformed a Neighborhood Author: F. Isabel Campoy & Theresa Howell Illustrator: Rafael Lopez Publisher: HMH, 2016 Ages: 4-7 Themes: art, neighborhoods, communtiy Genre: Based on a true story Opening: In the heart of a grey city, there lived a girl … Continue reading
Title: Painting Pepette Author: Linda Ravin Lodding Illustrator: Claire Fletcher Publisher: Little Bee Books, 2016 Ages: 4-8 Themes Pablo Picasso, portraits, stufffed rabbit, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dali, Henri Matisse Opening: Josette Bebette and her rabbit, Pepette lived at #9 Rue … Continue reading