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Illustrator Saturday - Tracy Bishop

Tracy Nishimura Bishop is a children’s book illustrator working in San Jose, CA. She  grew up in a U.S. Army base in Japan from the age of 5 through 13 and got hooked on drawing when she won an art contest in Kindergarten.  2,659 more words

Authors And Illustrators

Storytelling and the Seasons: Connecting Kids with Nature

Reading a picture book about animals and nature, and going on a hike through the woods: two activities that can get kids thinking about ecology and the natural world that could be even more powerful if combined. 835 more words


Gus and the Big Mean Owl!

Gus’ 4th adventure is finally in print and on Amazon Kindle, right here!

Cartoon Style

“Bear’s house of books” by Poppy Bishop

You probably already saw a picture of Finja’s bookshelves on this blog. I’m really jealous of her, because I don’t have a bookshelf anymore since my office was turned into Finja’s room in 2012… Well, we are trying to change that and in the process of cleaning and staging our home so we can finally move into a bigger home and the days of working on the dining room table are over. 582 more words

Books For Preschool Kids

The Dragon Hunters by James Russell

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Book Discussions

Big Cat, Little Cat by Elisha Cooper

This is a gentle picture book about the cycle of life, appropriate for young children. It tells the story of a household with a lone cat who add a second cat to their family. 100 more words

Picture Books

When Politicians Become Bullies: Jacob's New Dress

North Carolina, where I currently live, has had it’s fair share of negative attention over the past year. Most prominently, in relation to the anti-LGBT legislation known as HB2, or “the bathroom bill”. 852 more words