Tag Archives: picture books

Kirkus Reviews Blog: Children’s: Waiting for a Knock such a moving, powerful book. Collier’s art is at the top of his game in this one! Waiting for a Knock

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Caldecott musings …  what are your favorite picture books of 2013? inquiring minds want to know!!

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Live Webcast from ALA Youth Media Awards, January 27, 2014 – 8:00 a.m ET 28 days and 13 hours … but who’s counting, right? ALA Youth Media Awards 2014 | Philadelphia , PA

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(via Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » What I’m Doing at Kirkus This Week,Plus What I Did Last Week, Featuring Renata Liwska)

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Paddington Bear, Peter Pan, the Hobbit, the Borrowers and Iron Man among the works featured in Picture This exhibition About the Picture This children’s book illustration exhibit at the British Library in London – focuses on how books are illustrated … Continue reading

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mesjak: An advance copy of the quite-literally enchanting BALLAD by Blexbolex is here. I was pretty amazed by the digital art I used to sell the book all summer, but nothing prepared me for the massive book lust this tiny … Continue reading

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Most picture book writers and illustrators learn pretty quickly that a standard picture book is thirty-two pages long. But why? True, that is a convenient length –- not too long, not too short. And… a wonderful explanation and a new … Continue reading

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http://blaine.org/sevenimpossiblethings/?p=2992 New Helen Oxenbury! Hurrah! Thanks to Jules from Seven Impossible Things before Breakfast …

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1. Look at the cover. Feel the cover. Imagine the sticker. 2. Take the paper jacket off and check out the inside cover. I am sure there is a word for this part of the book, but I only have … Continue reading

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bookpickings: Henry Hikes to Fitchburg D.B. Johnson Absolutely wonderful illustrated children’s story about the philosophy of Henry David Thoreau, based on a famous passage from Walden and contrasting two different approaches to life — one prioritizing productivity and one worshiping … Continue reading

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