PBS Parents has included My Pop Pop and Me, illustrated by Cathy Ann Johnson, on a list that celebrates cooking books for kids. The list, titled “Go on Cooking Adventures with These Books,” features books that celebrate families cooking together, eating together, and (sometimes) doing the dishes together. Congrats, Cathy, for being included!
Elizabeth Zunon‘s latest work, Bedtime for Sweet Creatures, is receiving wonderful reviews! On top of four starred reviews by Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and the School Library Journal, the book was also praised by the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. NYT says the work “has the feel of an all-time great picture book,” while WSJ calls it “vivid and appealing.” Blogger Imagination Soup says the story is “rich with family, imagination, and love” and Horn Book Magazine says it is “a clever bedtime tale for stubborn, active twenty-first-century kids.” Congrats Elizabeth! You can purchase a copy of Bedtime for Sweet Creatures online here.
Congrats to our illustrator Micah Player! His latest book, Vote For Our Future!, was chosen to appear on the Kids’ Indie Next List for Spring 2020! The book, written by Margaret McNamara, will be featured under the list “Inspired Recommendations for Kids from Indie Booksellers.” What an honor to be included! Likewise, The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books praised Vote for Our Future!, calling it “an inspiration for civic engagement for kids.” Be sure to pick up a copy of the book when it is released on February 18th! You can purchase it online here.
Friday Night Wrestlefest, written by J.F. Fox and illustrated by Micah Player, was given a sparkling review by Booklist. They write the book is “A well-executed romp, perfect for those little movers who need to burn some energy before finally hitting the mat(tress).” Congrats J.F. and Micah! The book will be released on February 18th. You can pre-order a copy here.
Congrats to our illustrator Jaime Kim! Her book ¿De Dónde Eres?/Where Are You From?, written by Yamile Saied Méndez, won the silver medal for the Best Spanish Language Picture Book Award. The Spanish Language Affiliate (SLA) of the Children’s Book Committee honored books published in or translated to Spanish in the past two years. What an honor to be included! You can find all the award-winning books here. Be sure to pick up a copy of ¿De Dónde Eres? available here.
Congrats to our illustrator Elizabeth Zunon on two new fantastic releases! As Big As The Sky was published by Sterling Children’s Books on January 7th. Bedtime for Sweet Creatures was released on January 14th by Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, and has already earned four starred reviews. Be sure to check the two books out here and here!