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Charnelle Pinkney Barlow Featured on Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast

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Charnelle Barlow’s interview with Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast  is online now! Charnelle discusses her debut illustrated book, Just Like a Mama, coming out this January from Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster. She also chats with Jules about her inspirations, favorite mediums and more! Click here to read the full interview and see a preview of Just Like a Mama. And you can pre-order a copy of the book here

Elizabeth Zunon’s Illustrated Book,Bedtime For Sweet Creatures, Gets Kirkus Starred Review!

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Kirkus praised Elizabeth Zunon’s upcoming picture book, Bedtime for Sweet Creatures, written by Nikki Grimes and due out January 14th 2020 from Sourcebooks. Kirkus writes, “Zunon’s art takes this book to the next level: Her portrayals of the animals mentioned in the text are colorful and full of intriguing patterns and shapes,” and “the expressions on the faces of the mother, child, and animals speak volumes.”

Read the full review here, and pre-order a copy here.

Julie Comstock’s New Art for Halloween!

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October is here, and the spookiest season of the year is upon us! Gear up for Halloween with Julie Comstock’s HAUNTED GALA, a delightfully creepy collection of stylish vintage art and witty messaging that’ll give your festivities extra bite.

Read in Full Color Video Campaign Includes Animation from Jaime Kim’s, Where Are You From?

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Harper Kids is promoting its #ReadInFullColor campaign, “a social movement to highlight three special picture books where not only young readers feel relatable to a character or story, but also appeals to adults who may not have felt represented when they were younger.” Jaime Kim’s illustrated title, Where Are You From?  is part of the campaign, and can be seen featured in a short animation. The animated clip includes Kim’s two main characters, a young girl and her abuelo.

Click here to watch the animation and here to pick up a copy of the book.

 

Arithmechicks Add Up, Jia Liu’s Newly Illustrated Book Gets a Glowing Review from School Library Journal!

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Jia Liu’s Illustrated book Arithmechicks Add Up, released in August by Boyds Mills Press, has received a great review from School Library Journal. School Library Journal says of the unique math book, “Liu’s illustrations give the text context” and “the chicks are easy to see and count”.

Pick up your copy here

Jia Liu and Sarah Jung Are Winners of the Enoch Pratt Free Library’s Window Display Contest!

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Congratulations to Jia Liu and Sarah Jung for winning the Enoch Pratt Free Library Window Display Contest! Their artwork will be displayed through December at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, MD, so make sure to stop and check it out!

Mark Rogalski’s New Novelty Book, Make Me A Monster, Is Now Available!

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Make Me a Monster by Mark Rogalski is out now! This novelty book has multiple flaps that let the reader create an awesomely scary monster transformation with each flap of the page.

Get your copy here

Singing Nana, Illustrated By Alyssa Bermudez Receives Great Reviews!

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Alyssa Bermudez’s new illustrated picture book, Singing Nana, written by Pat Mora, has received praise from Kirkus Reviews. Coming out October 15th from Magination Press, the book is about one family’s experience with Alzheimer’s. Kirkus commends “Bermudez’s colorful, vibrant scenes” saying they  “offer a window and a mirror to culture and custom,” and describes the book as a “tender tribute to families who have loved ones suffering from dementia.” Publishers Weekly calls the book, “A winning story that also serves as a useful family resource.”

Pre-order your copy here

Beth Mill’s Debut Picture Book, Ella McKeen, Kickball Queen Is Out Now!

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Beth Mill’s debut author-illustrated picture book, Ella Mckeen Kickball Queen, is now available from Lerner Books! Ella McKeen is the ruling kickball queen until a new girl comes to school and challenges her. It’s already received glowing reviews from School Library Journal and Kirkus. SLJ writes, “Mills’s expressive digital illustrations show a diverse classroom grappling with slice-of-life recess situations.” And Kirkus writes, “Readers will close this emotionally intelligent book with strong feelings­­­- and will likely ask to hear it again and again.”

Order your copy of the book here

New Fall Holiday Cards by Elise Gravel Available Now!

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Fall is coming and with that means the holiday season. If you like sharing holiday spirit with humor, look in stores for Elise Gravel’s Bird & Quill Halloween card and Papyrus Thanksgiving card, or buy them online here.