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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[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
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
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