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Elise Gravel Has 9 Books Featured on the Renaud-Bray Bestseller List!

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Elise Gravel has 9 books on the Renaud-Bray Bestseller list for the week of October 3rd! Renaud-Bray is the largest chain of French-language bookstores in North America and one of the largest bookstore chains in Canada. The bestsellers listed include: Une patate a veio (A Potato On A Bike), Tribu qui pue(La), Tu peaux (You Can Be), Pire livre du monde (Le) (The Worst Book Ever), Je suis terrible (I Am Terrible), Ada, la grincheuse en tutu (Cranky Ballerina), Je veux un monstre! (I Am A Monster), Grand Antonio (Le) (The Great Antonio), Cle a molette(La) (The Wrench). Read the whole bestseller list here


Congrats Elise!

Frank Morrison’s The Roots of Rap Selected as a 2019 Top 10 Art Books for Youths!

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The Roots of Rap by Frank Morrison has been selected by Booklist as a 2019 Top 10 Art Books for Youths. They celebrate The Roots of Rap, saying  “his free-verse picture book does an excellent job of capturing the essence of rap.”

To read the full list click here

To buy The Roots of Rap click here

Everybody Says Meow Is Out Now!

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Everybody Says Meow by Constance Lombardo is out now from HarperCollins! Kirkus praises the book saying, “the messages of inclusion and acceptance are welcome. An enjoyable addition to noisy storytimes.” And the Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books says, “this readaloud swiftly becomes a read-along, and little ones will quickly join in with the various animal sounds. A final comic punch will leave listeners giggling and wanting more.”

Pick up a copy here.

KG Campbell attends the Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival!

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Charnelle Pinkney Barlow Featured on Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast

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Charnelle Barlow’s interview with Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast  is online now! Charnelle discusses her debut illustrated book, Just Like a Mama, coming out this January from Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster. She also chats with Jules about her inspirations, favorite mediums and more! Click here to read the full interview and see a preview of Just Like a Mama. And you can pre-order a copy of the book here

Elizabeth Zunon’s Illustrated Book,Bedtime For Sweet Creatures, Gets Kirkus Starred Review!

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Kirkus praised Elizabeth Zunon’s upcoming picture book, Bedtime for Sweet Creatures, written by Nikki Grimes and due out January 14th 2020 from Sourcebooks. Kirkus writes, “Zunon’s art takes this book to the next level: Her portrayals of the animals mentioned in the text are colorful and full of intriguing patterns and shapes,” and “the expressions on the faces of the mother, child, and animals speak volumes.”

Read the full review here, and pre-order a copy here.

Julie Comstock’s New Art for Halloween!

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October is here, and the spookiest season of the year is upon us! Gear up for Halloween with Julie Comstock’s HAUNTED GALA, a delightfully creepy collection of stylish vintage art and witty messaging that’ll give your festivities extra bite.

Read in Full Color Video Campaign Includes Animation from Jaime Kim’s, Where Are You From?

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Harper Kids is promoting its #ReadInFullColor campaign, “a social movement to highlight three special picture books where not only young readers feel relatable to a character or story, but also appeals to adults who may not have felt represented when they were younger.” Jaime Kim’s illustrated title, Where Are You From?  is part of the campaign, and can be seen featured in a short animation. The animated clip includes Kim’s two main characters, a young girl and her abuelo.

Click here to watch the animation and here to pick up a copy of the book.


Arithmechicks Add Up, Jia Liu’s Newly Illustrated Book Gets a Glowing Review from School Library Journal!

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Jia Liu’s Illustrated book Arithmechicks Add Up, released in August by Boyds Mills Press, has received a great review from School Library Journal. School Library Journal says of the unique math book, “Liu’s illustrations give the text context” and “the chicks are easy to see and count”.

Pick up your copy here

Jia Liu and Sarah Jung Are Winners of the Enoch Pratt Free Library’s Window Display Contest!

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Congratulations to Jia Liu and Sarah Jung for winning the Enoch Pratt Free Library Window Display Contest! Their artwork will be displayed through December at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, MD, so make sure to stop and check it out!