Old MacDonald Had a Truck, written by Steve Goetz and illustrated by Eda Kaban, is all about putting a new twist on the beloved, playing with expectations to step things up a notch.
Author: Gail Cornwall
Once Was a Time, by Leila Sales, is superb. Months after first reading the book, I find myself reflecting on its characters and outcomes.
What drove you to start creating children’s books?
A revolt! When I had my first child, children’s books looked like some stupid marketing thing.
“…individual readers can make the experience more child-centered by engaging kids in a dialogue.”