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Miss Marple's Musings · 51m ago

Kathleen Kemly – Illustrator Interview

Some of the illustrators I have interviewed on my blog I have met in person; some I have watched their careers debut and take off. In Kathleen’s case, I randomly picked up a picture book at ...
Miss Marple's Musings · 4d ago

Ben & the Emancipation Proclamation – Black History Month PPBF

Title: Ben and the Emancipation Declaration Author: Pat Sherman Illustrator: Floyd Cooper Publisher: Eerdman’s Books for Young Readers, 2010 Ages: 8-12 Themes: African Americans, Unites Stat...
Miss Marple's Musings · 1w ago

The Truth of Right Now – Book Recommendation

Title: The Truth of Right Now Author: Kara Lee Corthron Publisher: Simon Pulse, Jan. 3rd, 2017 Ages: 14+ Themes: abuse, family conflicts, mental illness, violence, racism, white privilege I ...
Miss Marple's Musings · 1W ago

Black History Month PPBF – Lift Your Light a Little Higher

Title: Lift Your Light a Little Higher The Story of Stephen Bishop: Slave-Explorer Author: Heather Henson Illustrator: Bryan Collier Publisher: Athenium Books for Young Readers, 2016 Ages: 6...
Miss Marple's Musings · 2W ago

Q & A with Jackie Azúa Kramer and Maral Sassouni

I met author Jackie in 2012 while I was still living in Nice. I was in New York for a work conference and Marcie Colleen invited me to their critique group. We met on the terrace outside the...
Miss Marple's Musings · 2W ago

Black History Month PPBF – The Youngest Marcher

Title: The Youngest Marcher,                                                                           … Continue reading →
Miss Marple's Musings · 3W ago

Mike Cressy – Illustrator Interview

I am always fascinated by artists whose art journey takes them through different mediums and styles. [JM] Illustrator or author/illustrator? If the latter, do you begin with words or picture...
Miss Marple's Musings · 3W ago

Radiant Child – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Today is multicultural children’s book day and what better way to celebrate than with this visually stunning picture book biography about modern art phenomenon Jean-Michel Basquiat, which ha...
Miss Marple's Musings · 4W ago

Just One Thing – Book Recommendation

Title: Just One Thing   Author: N. Viau Drawings by: Timothy Young Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, 2016 Ages: 8-11 Themes: Bullying, learning to love oneself, not giving up, friendship Openi...
Miss Marple's Musings · 1M ago

Preaching to The Chickens – Perfect Picture Book Friday

I was going to save my review of this picture book for Black History month in February, then I thought, no, this book needs a spotlight today, 01/20/2016! Title: Preaching to the Chickens   ...