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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Very happy to once again be interviewing an illustrator whose illustrations will be showcased in my perfect picture book Friday link this week. [JM] Illustrator or author/illustrator? If the latter, do you begin with words or pictures? [CM] I consider … Continue reading
Title: How to Be a Bigger Bunny Author & Illustrator: Florence and Wendell Minor Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books, 2017 Ages: 4-8 Themes: being the smallest, standing out, adventure, wordplay Opening: Tickles the bunny yawned. It was time to get … Continue reading
Title: Nope, A Tale of First Flight Author & Illustrator: Drew Sheneman Publisher: Viking, 2017 Ages: 3-5 Themes: baby birds, first flight, trying new things, courage Opening: Synopsis: Nope tells the nearly wordless story of a baby bird who isn’t so sure it’s a good … Continue reading