Tag Archives: children’s books

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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Crow Smarts – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Crow Smarts, Inside the Brain of the World’s Brightest Bird Author: Pamela S. Turner Photographs by: Andy Comins Art by: Guido de Filippo Publisher: HMH, 2016 Ages: 8-12 72 pages, nonfiction Themes. Crows, intelligence, tool use Opening: Munin has a problem. A human … Continue reading

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