little bee books goes to ALA Midwinter 2016

The American Library Association (ALA) holds two shows a year for librarians from all over the country. The first is ALA Midwinter, which is held during the early months of winter, and the second is ALA Annual, which is held during the summer. Both shows
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Discovering Congo Square

Dear Friends, Have you heard of Congo Square in New Orleans? I hadn’t, until the summer of 2014. I was browsing through The New York Times Book Review when my eyes landed on a write-up for Song of the Shank. The review mentioned Congo Square,
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Behind the scenes with little bee books at BEA & BookCon 2016

Book Expo America (BEA) is the largest annual book trade fair in the United States. Publishers from around the US and abroad are joined by agents, librarians, authors, retailers, and other industry professionals for almost a week every spring to showcase upcoming titles, make deals,
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The Official Sizzle Press Pokémon GO Trainers

Sizzle Press is a sister imprint to little bee books that focuses on licensed properties, media tie-in books, and pop-culture titles for readers of all ages. We are really excited about the latest addition to our fall list: The Last Pokémon Master: An Unofficial Pokémon
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Behind the scenes with Meg Fleming

Time to explore the high seas with Ready, Set, Sail! We chatted with author Meg Fleming about this fun picture book! And for more fun on the fun on the sea, check out the activity kit.   1.When did you first realize you wanted to be a
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Super-Simple Fidget Spinner (from Karina’s Must-Try DIYs)

Fidget spinners are a bunch of fun, and the only thing better than playing with one is learning how to make a spinner yourself! This easy to follow crafting project from Karina Garcia’s Must-Try DIYs will teach you everything you need to make your own
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Fidget Spinner Prank Makeup (from Karina Garcia’s Must-Try DIYs)

It’s time to get spooky! Slime (and DIY) Queen Karina Garcia has an awesome Halloween costume-related project in her book Karina Garcia’s Must-Try DIYs that’s perfect for pranking people! Read below for full DIY details and have fun! Keep in mind that the end result of
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How to Make Homemade Pound Cake! (Recipe featured in Pies from Nowhere)

Hi folks! October is NATIONAL DESSERT MONTH, so what better time to introduce you all to the inspirational, baking-infused story of Georgia Gilmore? Georgia used her talents to start the Club from Nowhere, a tight-knit group of bakers and cooks who helped raise money for
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Behind the Scenes with Erica Silverman

Erica Silverman is the author of Jack (Not Jackie), a sweet story about the changes facing one family. In this important picture book, Susan discovers that her little sister Jackie prefers to play with mud and be a Superbug, rather than play forest fairies and wear
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