The Author and Illustrator Showcase
The Author Showcase is a special sponsored category dedicated to bringing awareness to as many children’s book authors and illustrators as possible, including mainstream, indie, and self-published authors and illustrators.
It’s time to foster a deeper awareness of the many authors and illustrators that are out there creating books for our young readers. This is your chance to discover many unexpected delights. Among the many Author Showcase articles on The Children’s Book Review, you can discover book reviews, author and illustrator interviews, book summaries, book trailers, and book related articles. All ages and genres are covered.
Here’s a little taste of what you can uncover in the Author Showcase:
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The Starbugz Save the Earth, by David Jaraiz Sanchez, is an excellent introduction to sustainability practices for young readers.
The book Up Up You Go Jo! was inspired by Mariam Shapera’s son Joseph and dedicated to all children whose passion for music and space is out of this world.
Up Up You Go Jo!, Miriam Shapera, would be an excellent choice for kids who take music lessons and for all music-loving readers.
Now What?, by Brenda Faatz and Peter Trimarco, uses a playful fusion of images, sound, and text to draw the reader into each moment of play and discovery.
Eudora Space Kid: The Great Engine Room Takeoveris a great story for facilitating discussion about these topics, as well as just reading for fun!
Maddie and the Virus deals with the past year and our response to the coronavirus. In this story, readers meet Maddie, an 8-year-old girl that finds creative ways to navigate life.
Joan M Hellquist’s Piki Goes to College is both an endearing story and an important learning resource for children and adults alike.
Mariposa, Where Did You Get Your Colors? is an exquisite volume as well as an enjoyable story, perfect for bedtime reading and rainy-day coloring inspiration.
What Are the Pieces to Your Puzzle is a beautiful and positive portrayal of multicultural identity that celebrates the mixed heritage we all share.
Pretty Purple Piggy Bank teaches readers about the different coin denominations in a dollar and the many ways we earn, save, spend, and donate our money.