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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My author/illustrator friend, Nina Laden, posts the most delightful pictures of what she gathers, grows and cooks on Lummi Island/Seattle (WA). Last week she shared a photo of two halves of a giant porcini that weighed in at over one … Continue reading
Aside from my picture book review of HI, KOO, last Friday, I haven’t been very active in poetry month this year. Before May is upon us, I wanted to rectify this and highlight a poet on the blog. Today’s interview … Continue reading
Title: A Word’s a Bird/Un Mot est un Oiseau Witten by Orel Protopopescu Illustrated by: Jeanne B. de Sainte Marie Published by Syntonia and Actialuna Category: Books Ages: 5+ Themes: children’s poetry, seasons, spring, nature, bilingual Platform: iPad Release Date: May 16th, 2013 Price: $ 2.99 Available at: Apple iTunes … Continue reading