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Illustrator of the Week

I was lucky enough to be illustrator of the week in Australia’s Children’s Book Industry E-zine! Read more here … http://us9.campaign-archive2.com/?u=a3c66c5e50a1a11401c5c16a6&id=f19aa15b77&e=a70e485927 6 more words

Spot The Difference

Tweaked My #Blog! New Easy-To-Find Link to My #SelfPub#GraphicNovel‘s Newsletter: http://t.co/hNc8afWTik#authorrtpic.twitter.com/jEgOrFQnsv

— Patrick Weibel (@Weibart) January 28, 2015

Notice a bit of a revamp to my site?

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Don't Stop, B-Readin'...Hold on to that Feelin'...7 Reasons to Keep Reading to Your Older Kid

I love picture books, and I often write about them.  In my post, Top 10 Reasons Picture Books Rock, I touch upon the importance of continuing to read aloud to your child even AFTER he/she is able to read independently.  127 more words


February Dive | 'The Birchbark House' by Louise Erdrich

History comes to life in Louise Erdrich’s The Birchbark House, a National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature in 1999. It earned a starred review from  342 more words

Middle Grade

Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld

Scott Westerfeld’s Afterworlds is two books in one, weighing in at nearly 600 pages. In alternating chapters, he tells the story of Darcy––a recent high school graduate with a book deal and a new life on the YA lit scene in New York City––and Lizzie, Darcy’s protagonist, who feigns death so well during a terrorist attack that she travels to the underworld. 454 more words

Tiny Talk Tueday with . . . Jessica Lanan

I gal from Colorado spent her free time drawing pictures. She created her first picture book at age eight, called “Skeleton Dog.”

Later, she earned a BA in fine art with a focus on sculpture.  506 more words