Make Me A Robot, an interactive board book by Mark Rogalski will be published by Chronicle Books on November 10. This deliciously fun novelty book rewards readers with a satisfying payoff at the end- and you just might make a new friend in the process! Congratulations, Mark!
Off to See the Sea, author Nikki Grimes and illustrator Elizabeth Zunon‘s follow-up to Bedtime for Sweet Creatures, has received a starred review from Booklist, which says ““Children will delight…This ebullient account of a common childhood experience bursts with love and universal appeal.” Off to the Sea will be published January 12, 2021. Congratulations Liz!
Bedtime for Sweet Creatures (Sourcebooks/Jabberwocky) by Nikki Grimes and illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon has been recognized by Publishers Weekly as one of the 20 best picture books of 2020. Congratulations Liz!
Beth Mill‘s picture book Ella McKeen, Kickball Queen has been selected as the Picture Book winner for the Writer’s League of Texas Book Awards. The book has also been named an honor recipient of the ILA (International Literacy Association) 2020 Children’s and Young Adults Book Award in fiction. Congratulations Beth!
Congratulations to Frank Morrison, an Original Art 2020 Honoree, winning a silver medal in the Society of Illustrators annual exhibit for R-E-S-P-E-C-T, He is also a featured artist for The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver, written by Gene Barretta. Further congratulations to Original Art 2020 Featured Artists Elise Gravel for The Mosquito, and Brittany Jackson for Parker Looks Up.
Above the Rim: How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Frank Morrison and published by Abrams, has recieved its 3rd starred review. The Hornbook Magazine says: With lively verse and elegant oil paintings, Bryant and Morrison masterfully place Baylor’s midair “slashing, crashing, gliding” basketball heroics in the context of his times. You can get your copy of the book here