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Miss Marple's Musings · 9h ago

Book Recommendation – Mary Anning’s Curiosity

Title: Mary Anning’s Curiosity Author: Monica Kulling Illustraions by: Melissa Castrillon Publisher: Groundwood Books, 2017 Ages: 7-11+ Themes: fossils, paleontology, scientific discovery, m...
Miss Marple's Musings · 4d ago

Crocodali – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Crocodali Author & Illustrator: Lucy Volpin Publisher: Little Bee, 2017 Ages: 4-8 Themes: Dali, abstract art, interactive story Genre: fiction 4o pages Opening: I am Crocodali, the mo...
Miss Marple's Musings · 1w ago

Lucy Volpin – Illustrator Interview

I asked Lucy for an interview because her publisher sent me her latest book Crocodali to review for this Friday’s Perfect Picture Book. I loved the story and art so much I sought her ought o...
Miss Marple's Musings · 1W ago

The Great Pasta Escape – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Great Pasta Escape Author: Miranda Paul Illustrator: Javier Joaquin Publisher: Little Bee Books, 2016 Ages: 4-8 Themes: pasta, problem solving, teamwork Genre: fiction 40 pages Op...
Miss Marple's Musings · 1W ago

Illustrator Interview – Kelly Light

I have known Kelly pretty much since I moved to New York at the end of 2012. Passionate SCBWIers seem to find each other. Among a number of other publications, Kelly is the author/Illustrato...
Miss Marple's Musings · 2W ago

Du Iz Tak? – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Du Iz Tak? Author & Illustrator: Carson Ellis Publisher: Candlewick, 2016 Ages: 5-8 Themes: possibility, drama, invention Genre: fiction 48 pages Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 2017 Op...
Miss Marple's Musings · 2M ago

Gay Pride Month PB, MG and YA Book Recommendations

I have been blogging for seven years, and find my summer hiatus essential to my blogging energy. Plus my tendency to use the summer to travel far and wide doesn’t lend itself to regular acce...
Miss Marple's Musings · 2M ago

Hush That Hullabaloo – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Hush that Hullabaloo Author: Donna Marie Merritt Illustrator: Chris Demarest Publisher:  MacLaren-Chocrane, June 20th, 2017 Ages: 3-8 Themes: Scottish brogue, birthday celebrations, r...
Miss Marple's Musings · 3M ago

Gianna Marino – Illustrator Interview

I remember in the fall of 2012 when I had just arrived in the US, I decided to visit my dear author friend Kristin Clark in Cali after a weekend mentor retreat with SCBWI Nevada. Among the t...
Miss Marple's Musings · 3M ago

Maya Lin – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Maya Lin, Artist-Architect of Light and Lines-Designer of the Vietnam Memorial Author: Jeanne Walker Harvey Illustrator: Dow Phumiruk Publisher: Christy Ottaviano Books, 2017 Ages: 7-...