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February 11, 2016

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Saying Goodbye | SLJ Spotlight

ELLIS, Sarah. Ben Says Goodbye.

These tender and affecting picture books deal with loss in an honest and age-appropriate way. While diverse in their subject matter and style, all of the books have a gentle tone, and offer positive and hopeful ways to cope with them.

Fusenews: The Snow Queen – There Can Be Only One

Howdy do.  As per usual I’m going to direct you this morning to that lovely little Wild Things website where Jules Danielson and I have been posting the stories that got cut from our upcoming book Wild Things: Acts of Mischief in Children’s Literature.  If you haven’t already seen them you might like to read […]

A Tale of Two Apps: Classic Picture Books into Digital

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Adapting any children’s classic to a new format is tricky. Purists will scream it’s not the original, others will be delighted to discover a new way to enjoy an old favorite. The good news is, we aren’t being asked to choose between formats.