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Miss Marple's Musings · 9h ago

Nina Crittenden – Illustrator Interview

I am so happy to have Nina on the blog today and I hope you will return on Friday as I received an early review copy of her new book The Three Little Pugs, which is coming out on march … Con...
Miss Marple's Musings · 5d ago

A Boy, A Mouse, and a Spider – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider Author: Barbara Herkert Illustrator: Lauren Castillo Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, 2017 Ages: 4-8 Genre: biography Themes: authors, E. B. White, insp...
Miss Marple's Musings · 1W ago

Mary’s Monster – Book Recommendation

Title: Mary’s Monster-Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created FRANKENSTEIN Author & Illustrator: Lita Judge Publisher: Roaring Brook Press, 2018 Ages: 12+ Genre: Graphic novel in verse/b...
Miss Marple's Musings · 1W ago

Grandma’s Purse – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Grandma’s Purse Author & Illustrator: Vanessa Brantley-Newton  Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 2018 Ages: 3-5 Themes: grandparents, purses, inter-generational relationships Opening: Today...
Miss Marple's Musings · 2W ago

Vanessa Brantley-Newton – Illustrator Interview

I have been drooling over Vanessa’s artwork for years, and I will be reviewing her recently published picture book as author/illustrator, Grandma’s Purse, this Friday for Perfect Picture Boo...
Miss Marple's Musings · 2W ago

We Shall Overcome – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: We Shall Overcome Author: Debbie Levy Illustrator: Vanessa Brantley-Newton Publisher: Jump at The Sun Books, 2013 Ages: 4-8 Themes: song, equality, African Americans, slavery, freedom...
Miss Marple's Musings · 3W ago

Susan Rank-Pollard – Illustrator Interview

Sue has such a vibrant online presence that you feel you must have met her in real life at some SCBWI conference or other. And if you haven’t yet, and are in New York for the annual SCBWI 20...
Miss Marple's Musings · 3W ago

Multicultural Children’s Book Day – Review of The Day Tajon Got Shot

Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2018 (1/27/18) is in its 5th year and was founded by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom. Our mission is to raise awarenes...
Miss Marple's Musings · 4W ago

Wendy Wahman – Illustrator Interview

When I visited Seattle for the first time last October and I was staying with my author friend, Brenda Hanson, I started to calculate how many illustrators I had interviewed from the Seattle...
Miss Marple's Musings · 1M ago

Henry Knox – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Henry Knox, Bookseller, Soldier, Patriot Author: Anita Silvey Paintings by: Wendell Minor  Publisher: Clarion Books, 2010 Ages: 7-11 Themes: revolutionary war, patriotism, Henry Knox,...