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Television Animation vs. Picture-Book Illustration

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Television Animation vs. Picture-Book Illustration

In my opinion, neither animation nor illustration is better than the other, and as with all things, each has its own assets and liabilities.

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Sharing a Read-Aloud Between Grandparents and Grandchildren

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sharing a Read-Aloud Between Grandparents and Grandchildren

Do you have grandmother memories that you treasure? I have so many, and luckily for me, as I launch my new picture book, My Bibi Always Remembers, about a grandmother elephant and her little grandbaby, I have a reason to revisit them all!

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The Star Giver, by Ginger Nielson | Dedicated Review

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Star Giver, by Ginger Nielson | Dedicated Review

Ginger Nielson tells a soothing folktale set deep in the forest. When Little Bear asks, “Where did the stars come from?” Mother Bear leans in closely to share a Native American legend from “the far, far north.”

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The Bambino and Me, by Zachary Hyman | Book Review

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Bambino and Me, by Zachary Hyman | Book Review

The inspiration, passion, and illustrations make The Bambino and Me a wonderful, well rounded, addition to any reader’s roster.

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Illustration Inspiration: Christopher Weyant

| August 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
Illustration Inspiration: Christopher Weyant

Christopher Weyant’s work has been published worldwide in books, newspapers, magazines, and online. His cartoons are in permanent collection at The Whitney Museum of American Art and The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City. YOU ARE (NOT) SMALL is his first children’s book.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Anna Kang

| August 6, 2014 | 2 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Anna Kang

Children notice and point out differences all the time, and it’s natural. But hopefully as we mature, we learn that all individuals are unique and that everyone is “different.”

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Little Jimmy Says, “Same is Lame,” by Jimmy Vee | Dedicated Review

| August 5, 2014 | 1 Comment
Little Jimmy Says, “Same is Lame,” by Jimmy Vee | Dedicated Review

As a children’s entertainer, Jimmy Vee has combined his love for kids and passion of children’s books in his rhyming picture book by using his “Same Is Lame” philosophy—a philosophy that is all about self-­‐acceptance and knowing it’s okay to be different, as well as embracing the differences of others.

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Jimmy Vee’s New Book Focuses on Self-Acceptance & Differences

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jimmy Vee’s New Book Focuses on Self-Acceptance & Differences

Jimmy Vee has dedicated his life to helping people discover what makes them unique and showing them how to capitalize on it.

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Best Selling Picture Books | August 2014

| August 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Picture Books | August 2014

Every single book on this list is purely entertaining, each in their own special way. Like all good picture books, the illustrations are winning. As per usual, we’ve shared our hand selected list of the most popular picture books from the nationwide best selling picture books, as listed by The New York Times.

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Lately Lily Travel-Centered Books from Micah Player

Lately Lily Travel-Centered Books from Micah Player

The Lately Lily books and activity sets, bought together or separately, are beautifully designed items that not only tell an interesting story about travel and adventure, but also encourage children to be storytellers and chroniclers themselves.

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