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Extraordinary Warren’s World Makes The Amazon Best Books Of The Month For July

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Extraordinary Warren’s World, a reissued volume including Extraordinary Warren and Extraordinary Warren Saves the Day by Sarah Dillard, has made it on Amazon’s Best Books of the Month for July list. The book is on the list in the category for ages 6-8 (beginning and early readers). Congrats Sarah!

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Vanessa Brantley Newton’s Draw Along With Oshkosh

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Vanessa Brantley Newton participated in Oshkosh’s virtual summer camp, Camp Osh Kosh, with a fun drawing tutorial. In the video, she teaches kids how to draw the character, Jada Jones, from the chapter book series she illustrated, Jada Jones.

Check the tutorial out here

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Jia Liu Shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards 2020!

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Jia Liu’s artwork entitled “Grow Through Reading” has been shortlisted for the 2020 World Illustration Awards. Selected by the Association of Illustrators, the final awards will be announced in October. Jia’s work has been selected in the children’s publishing category. Congrats Jia!

 

Read the full shortlist here

Extraordinary Warren’s World by Sarah Dillard Now Out!

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Sarah Dillard’s Extraordinary Warren and Extraordinary Warren Saves the Day were reissued this month as a single volume called Extraordinary Warren’s World! It was chosen by Amazon editors as Amazon’s Best Books of the Month, for ages 6-8, for July. Congrats Sarah!

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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures an Amazon’s Best Book Of The Year So Far

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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures, illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon, has been selected as one of Amazon’s Best Books of the Year So Far in the 3-5 category. This list compiles 20 of the Amazon editors’ favorite books from the first 6 months of the year. Congrats Liz!

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Sheep Dog and Sheep Sheep: Baaad Hair Day by Eric Barclay Selected As One Of Amazon’s Best Books of the Month for July

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Every month, Amazon’s editors pick a handful of their favorite books, and this July, Eric Barclay’s, Sheep Dog and Sheep Sheep: Baaad Hair Day, was selected in the 3-5 age category. You can buy the book here.

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Fairy Science by Ashley Spires Shortlisted for the 2020 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award!

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Ashley Spires’s Fairy Science is one of three titles shortlisted for the 2020 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Awards in the Children’s Picture Book category. This award recognizes artistic excellence in English-language Canadian children’s literature. Chosen by student juries the winners will be announced later this month. Congrats Ashley!

Read more about the award here

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The Times Machine! by Josee Masse On Brightly’s Best Children’s and YA Books of June 2020

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Arithmechicks Take Away By Jia Liu Receives First Review From Booklist

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Jia Liu’s upcoming book, Arithmechicks Take Away, has a great review from Booklist! In their July issue, Booklist praises her “bright, engaging illustrations.” Congrats Jia!

 

Arithmechicks Take Away is out September 9th. Pre-order a copy here

Keith Henry Brown’s Podcast Interview With the Virtual Memories Show

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Keith Henry Brown was interviewed on The Virtual Memories Show to talk about his latest illustrated book, Birth of the Cool: How Miles Davis Found His Sound. He explains his illustration career including the influence of jazz on his artwork. Listen to the episode here!

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