Tag Archives: WNDB

Harold Underdown – Editor Interview

I first met Harold at the SCBWI annual conference in LA in 2011. The following year I moved to Brooklyn just down the road from the Underdowns (before I transferred to Manhattan). The kid lit community in New York is … Continue reading

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Author Interview with Sylvia Liu about her debut PB, A MORNING WITH GRANDPA

I am so very happy to welcome back Sylvia Liu onto Miss Marple’s Musings as part of the blog tour for her debut picture book, A MORNING WITH GRANDPA. This manuscript won the 2013 Lee and Low New Voices Award … Continue reading

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Ira’s Shakespeare Dream – Perfect Picture Book Friday & Diversity Day

Title: Ira’s Shakespeare Dream Written by: Glenda Armand illustrated by: Floyd Cooper Published by: Lee & Low, May 2015 Themes: African Americans, biography, Ira Aldridge, Shakespeare, acting, diversity, abolition of slavery in the USA Ages: 7-11+ Genre: Picture Book Biography Opening: IRA COULD NOT KEEP … Continue reading

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