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Coretta Scott King Book Award winner reflects on writing

(TIML NEWS) It takes a very special children’s book to make me mist up, especially during a happy moment.

In Floyd Cooper’s “The Ring Bearer” (Penguin for Young Readers, $16.99), which comes out in April, Jackson’s mom is getting married. 501 more words

Book Review: A Spy Called James by Anne F. Rockwell

Title: A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent
Author: Anne F. Rockwell
Illustrator: Floyd Cooper
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books… 299 more words

Book Review

Max and the Tag-Along Moon

Max loves his Grandpa. When they must say good-bye after a visit, Grandpa promises Max that the moon at Grandpa’s house is the same moon that will follow him all the way home.

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I participated in a four-day picture-book boot camp at the Highlights Foundation last weekend. Days later, I’m still sifting through my thoughts about the whole experience, what I learned, and what I had to relearn. 803 more words

Coffee Break Confidential: Bonus Footage with Floyd Cooper

Katherine here, writing from Sotheby’s in London, where I’m on a very important mission: finding the perfect Mother’s Day gift for my mom. (And no, I’m not going to steal it. 310 more words


Coffee Break: A Day in the Life of Floyd Cooper, Illustrator

Floyd Cooper’s career as an illustrator began when he was “three years old, drawing on the side of our house.” Now he has 107 picture books to his name. 89 more words