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Illustrator Saturday - David Small

I noticed that illustrator David Small’s new book, Catch That Cookie was hitting the bookshelves on August 14th, so I contacted him to see if he would like to be featured on Illustrator Saturday. 4,848 more words


Frog Went a-Courtin'

Written by John Langstaff, Illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky Harcourt Brace & Company, 1955 Awards: Caldecott Medal (1956)

Frog went a-courtin’, he did ride

Sword and pistol by his side.

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Swooning Over Swag (or Christmas in July)

I count myself lucky to know some really terrific people. And one such person is my colleague and friend Brian Abbott. Brian is the coworker who went to the ALA (American Library Association) Midwinter Conference back in January and brought me back several ARCs. 215 more words

Children's Picture Books

10 Handpicked Books for the 4th of July!


That’s what I think about when the 4th of July comes along. Lots of boom and pazazz. And why shouldn’t we celebrate? We have a wonderful country filled with wonderful people and a legacy to be proud of. 726 more words