November 21, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

It Takes One Brilliant Artist… | A Q & A with Marla Frazee

Artist Marla Frazee talks about the inspiration for and the concepts behind the picture bookIt Takes a Village.

Baby Brother Blues | “The Boss Baby” Movie Review

Author/illustrator Marla Frazee’s titular tyrannical tot from her acclaimed picture book waddles onto the big screen, wreaking his own brand of mayhem.

2015 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Winners

“The Farmer and the Clown” by Marla Frazee (S. & S.) has won the 2015 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for best picture book, while Katherine Rundell’s “Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms” (S. & S.) took best fiction title and Candace Fleming’s “The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion and the Fall of Russia” (Schwartz & Wade) won best non-fiction book.

Show But Don’t Tell: Must-Have Wordless Picture Books │ JLG’s Booktalks to Go

Wordless picture books allow readers to interpret their own stories. Check out these booktalks and resources for fun 2014 works, such as Aaron Becker’s sequel to the acclaimed Journey and graphic novel–inspired Bow-Wow’s Nightmare Neighbors.