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English - Kidslit, Writing
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Miss Marple's Musings · 3d ago

Pond – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Pond Author & Ilustrator: Jim LaMarche Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2016 Ages: 5-8 Themes: pond, discovery, seasons   Opening: This is so weird,” I said to myself as I watched the cle...
Miss Marple's Musings · 1W ago

Masterpiece Mix – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Masterpiece Mix Author & Illustrator: Roxie Munro Publisher: Holiday house, 2017 Ages: 7-11 Themes: art history, inspiration, famous artists Opening: Today I will make a new painting....
Miss Marple's Musings · 1W ago

Benjamin Chaud – Illustrator Interview/ Entretien avec un Illustrateur

        OK, friends, aside me being on a bit of a Francophone kick in my life right now, for which I offer no apologies, I invited Benjamin Chaud to chat on the blog for three reasons: I … C...
Miss Marple's Musings · 2W ago

Hello Goodbye Dog – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Hello Goodbye Dog Author: Maria Gianferrari Illustrator: Patrice Barton  Publisher: Roaring Book Press, 2017 Ages: 5-8 Themes: therapy dogs, friendship with pets     Opening: “Hello M...
Miss Marple's Musings · 3W ago

Come With Me – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Come with me Author: Holly McGhee Illustrator: Pascal Lemaître Publisher: G. R. Putnam’s Sons. 2017 Ages: 4-8 Themes: making a difference, hope, empathy, small acts of kindness   Open...
Miss Marple's Musings · 3W ago

Pascal Lemaître – Illustrator Interview/Entretien avec Illustrateur

My followers will know that every now and then I pick up a book to review on Perfect Picture Book Friday and it resonates so deeply with me (text, art, or usually both) that I am inspired to...
Miss Marple's Musings · 1M ago

Sparkle Boy – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Sparkle Boy Author: Lesléa Newman Illustrator: Maria Mola Publisher: Lee and Low, 2017 Ages: 4-8 Themes: brothers and sisters, self expression, lgbtqia+, bullying, diversity Genre: fi...
Miss Marple's Musings · 1M ago

My Hike in the Forest – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: My Hike in the Forest Author & Illustrator: Neecy Twinem  Publisher: Muddy Boots, 2017 Ages: 5-8 Themes: animals, plants, forests, adventure, hiking Genre: Nonfiction   Opening: Down ...
Miss Marple's Musings · 1M ago

Leaves – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Leaves Author & Illustrator: David Ezra Stein  Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2007 Ages: 2-5 Themes: leaves, seasons, bears, first, hibernation, fall, winter     Opening:  It was his...
Miss Marple's Musings · 1M ago

Stephen Shaskan – Illustrator Interview

I met Steve and his equally talented wife and artistic partner, Trisha, at SCBWI LA a couple of years back and have been following his/their amazing careers in kid lit ever since.         [J...