All The Wonders Podcast Episode 334: Alessandra Balzer

Alessandra Balter (@ABBalzer), co-publisher of Balzer + Bray, stops by the podcast to talk about work as an editor, a publisher, and a person who passionately loves children’s books.
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Projects We Love: MOOMIN

MOOMIN is back with a brand new TV adaptation of the writer-illustrator Tove Jansson’s classic and much loved body of work. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to become part

Choosing Exceptional Children’s Literature

So, today we are discussing what makes a children’s book good–as in truly high quality versus mediocre. Books are an unlimited investment in the human mind and spirit.

The ‘Rock Star’ Librarians Who Choose What Your Kids Read

Current and former elementary-school librarians with big social-media followings are exerting considerable sway over what kids read

Explaining the Advance | Writing for Children 041 PODCAST

As with any profession, writing comes with a lot of profession-specific jargon that turns words we’ve always known into strangers. One such term is the advance.

What’s New in Children’s Literature – 2017 WEBINAR

Join esteemed children’s librarian and author Penny Peck in her yearly review of what’s new in children’s literature. Discover new books published in late 2016 and Spring 2017

All The Wonders Podcast Episode 333: Audrey Vernick, Liz Garton Scanlon,...

Audrey Vernick (@yourbuffalo), Liz Garton Scanlon (@LGartonScanlon), and Matthew Cordell (@cordellmatthew), authors and illustrator of Bob, Not Bob!, all stop by the podcast to talk

The Picturebooking Podcast Episode 74: Ruth Spiro

Ruth Spiro is the author of the BABY LOVES SCIENCE series. We discuss the first two books in the series, BABY LOVES AEROSPACE ENGINEERING and BABY LOVES QUARKS!

The Broken Crayon Conundrum

When you have a toddler who loves to color, the life cycle of crayons can feel a bit like the movie Groundhog Day. Wake up, open a new box of crayons, watch your kid break them all, rinse, and repeat

Picture Book Critiques :: Karla Valenti

I offer professional PB manuscript critiques (under 1,000 words) in English and Spanish. Writing is a challenging, often frustrating, and very emotional journey. I recognize the great courage