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Vanessa Brantley-Newton – Illustrator Interview

I have been drooling over Vanessa’s artwork for years, and I will be reviewing her recently published picture book as author/illustrator, Grandma’s Purse, this Friday for Perfect Picture Book Friday.         [JM] Illustrator or author/illustrator?  If the latter, do … Continue reading

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Gina Perry – Illustrator Interview

[JM] Illustrator or author/illustrator?  If the latter, do you begin with words or pictures?   [GP] I am an author/illustrator and I start with the words. Although some stories have started with a jingle. My made-up songs have been the inspiration … Continue reading

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Preaching to The Chickens – Perfect Picture Book Friday

I was going to save my review of this picture book for Black History month in February, then I thought, no, this book needs a spotlight today, 01/20/2016! Title: Preaching to the Chickens   Author: Jabari Asim   Illustrator: E. B. Lewis   … Continue reading

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