February 24, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

In Memoriam 2017

Remembering authors and illustrators who passed away in 2017.

Paddington Bear Creator Michael Bond Dies at 91

The image of Paddington in a train station with a note pinned to his duffel coat came from Bond’s memories of seeing refugee children during World War II.

Kid Lit World Mourns Three Stars

Over the course of nine days, we’ve had to say goodbye to Dahlov Ipcar, Dick Bruna, and Nancy Willard.