Behind the Scenes with Nina Crittenden

To celebrate the book birthday for The Three Little Pugs, we went behind the scenes with author/illustrator Nina Victor Crittenden.   When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer and illustrator? I wanted to be an illustrator ever since I was a
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Behind the Scenes with Luke Flowers

Grab your life vest, we’re hitting the high seas with Ready, Set, Sail! illustrator Luke Flowers! 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 an illustrator? When I was in 2nd grade
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Behind the Scenes with Christopher Silas Neal

Get ready for some fun animal mashups, we’re celebrating the book birthdays for Animal Shapes and Animal Colors with author/illustrator Christopher Silas Neal! And for more fun, check out out Animals Activity sheets!   1. When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer and
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Behind the Scenes with Becky Cattie and Tara Luebbe

Happy Book Birthday to Shark Nate-O! To celebrate this Fin-tastic book, we heard from authors (and sisters!) Becky Cattie and Tara Luebbe.  And for more Jawsome fun, check out the Shark Nate-O activity kit! 1.When did you first realize you wanted to be writers? Tara: I
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Behind the Scenes with Barbara DiLorenzo

We love Quincy, the story of a chameleon who can’t seem to blend in! To celebrate Quincy’s book birthday, we chatted with author/illustrator Barbara DiLorenzo. Barbara shared some fantastic art and stories about other people who struggled to blend in – you can see it
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Behind the Scenes with Judy Carey Nevin

Mommies like big hugs. Mommies like kisses. Mommies like “Good morning to you!” And we’re guessing mommies will also like this adorable picture book What Mommies Like by Judy Carey Nevin, illustrated by Stephanie Six. Here’s a behind-the-scenes conversation with author Judy Carey Nevin. 1. When
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Behind the Scenes with Stephanie Six

Get ready for more big hugs and hullaballoo – we’re going behind the scenes with Stephanie Six, illustrator of the picture book What Mommies Like by Judy Carey Nevin. Stephanie also made these adorable printables – a Mother’s Day Card and a coloring sheet. (You can read
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Behind the Scenes with Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk!

We’re so excited to celebrate Ask Emma‘s book birthday! It is it one of the first books from Yellow Jacket, our new middle grade imprint, AND it was written by mother/daughter writing team Sheryl Berk and Carrie Berk! 1. When did you first realize you
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