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Juneteenth for Mazie

Juneteenth for Mazie

Floyd Cooper, Author and Illustrator

Capstone for Young Readers, Fiction, Jan.1, 2015

Suitable for Ages: 4-9

Themes: Juneteenth, Celebrating freedom from slavery, Passing down family history… 462 more words

Perfect Picture Books

PiBoIdMo Day 15: Floyd Cooper Walks Outside at Midnight

by Floyd Cooper

I find inspiration in the oddest of places, at the oddest of times. Looking back after having illustrated about 100 picture books, of which only five I have also written, I find that I have been most inspired by things visual. 775 more words

Picture Books

Review of the Week: "A Dance Like Starlight"

Dempsey, Kristy. A Dance Like Starlight:  One Ballerina’s Dream. Floyd Cooper, Illus. Picture Book. Philomel, 2014. p. $16.99. 978-0-399-25284-6. OUTSTANDING.  GRADES PRE-3.

An African American girl wishes on invisible stars in the Harlem night sky to become a ballerina. 83 more words

Review Of The Week

The Art of Subtraction

Don’t worry, there’s no math involved here!  In a previous post, I mentioned that I had the opportunity to take a class with famed author/illustrator… 347 more words


Smudge by Smudge Writing Comparison


Writer illustrator Floyd Cooper awed the crowd of writers and visual artists at the SCBWI New Jersey conference on Saturday, when he stood before us all with an eraser in one hand. 513 more words

Authors And Illustrators