April 19, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

The Yarn is Headed to #NCTE16

Colby: The National Council for Teachers of English Annual Conference is one of my favorite conferences. Last year, in Minneapolis,  I spent the Saturday of NCTE conducting interviews. I interviewed book creators non-stop from 8 AM until 4 PM. It was a rewarding and exhausting day. This year I’m spreading things out a bit more. If […]

Fiona Robinson Honored at Irma S. Black Award Ceremony

Fiona Robinson, author/illustrator of What Animals Really Like (Abrams, 2011), this year’s winner of the Irma S. Black & James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature, praised the prize for giving kids the opportunity to voice their “frank” opinions about their favorite books.