Mike Wohnoutka illustrated This is NOT a Cat. He has previously teamed up with David LaRochelle on the book Moo! (Bloomsbury), which was awarded ALA Notable Book, a Junior Library Guild Selection, a CBC Blue Ribbon Book, and several state awards.
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!
Made by Dad: 67 Blueprints for Making Cool Stuff
By Scott Bedford
Age Range: 5 - 99
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company (May 7, 2013)
Star Wars: Vader's Little Princess
By Jeffrey Brown
Age Range: 4 and up
Hardcover: 64 pages
Publisher: Chronicle Books (April 23, 2013)
My Dad Is the Best Playground
By Luciana Navarro Powell
Age Range: 0-4
Board book: 26 pages
Publisher: Robin Corey
As a former children’s librarian, I know the power of picture books to enchant and instruct their young readers. So I take seriously my task of communicating accurate information about the animal characters I create while also addressing the themes I have in mind for
Toni Buzzeo, MA, MLIS, is a New York Times bestselling author as well as a career library media specialist. She writes picture books for children as well as many professional books and articles and lives on a colonial farm in Maine. We talked to her about her new picture book Stay Close to Mama(Disney, Hyperion, 2012), her first book The Sea Chest (Dial, 2002), and she happily shared some words of wisdom to inspire young readers.