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The Genius Under the Table: A Cover Reveal and Q&A with Eugene Yelchin

You’re in for a treat today. Eugene Yelchin’s memoir of his boyhood growing up behind the Iron Curtain is as funny as it is gutting. I talk with the man about how he managed to own a pair of Baryshnikov’s blue jeans and reveal his new cover.

The Cover Reveal of Long Road to the Circus by Betsy Bird, ill. David Small

The cover reveal and the story behind the book. Where do authors get their ideas? Here’s one answer.

Long Road to the Circus (by Betsy Bird) 7-Day Cover Reveal: Day Seven!

Sidesaddle, as a form of riding, is a bit peculiar. Considered a more “ladylike” way of riding, watching it in action can be a bit terrifying. Here, I’ll show you what I mean.

Long Road to the Circus (by Betsy Bird) 7-Day Cover Reveal: Day Six!

Generally speaking, if you want to ride a homicidal ostrich, you need to take some precautions. And what could be simpler than this method?

Long Road to the Circus (by Betsy Bird) 7-Day Cover Reveal: Day Five!

Many of the images I shared with you this week had a lot of flash and pizzazz. Today’s is quieter.

Long Road to the Circus (by Betsy Bird) 7-Day Cover Reveal: Day Four!

Today’s picture depicts the scene where the Madame is showing Gaucho who is in charge. Because even a tall ball of feathers knows when he’s beat.

Long Road to the Circus (by Betsy Bird) 7-Day Cover Reveal: Day Three!

“Horses may have souls, but ostriches? They do not. No more than giant chickens would.” Gaucho takes center stage again as I continue to count down to my final cover reveal!

Cover Reveal: Einstein by Torben Kuhlmann

When an inventive mouse misses the biggest cheese festival the world has ever seen, he’s determined to turn back the clock. I reveal the cover of the latest from German wunderkind Torben Kuhlmann.

Long Road to the Circus (by Betsy Bird) 7-Day Cover Reveal: Day Two!

Today, I’d like you to meet one of the heroes of my book. Many of the characters in it are based on real people. And, in one case, a real bird. An ostrich, to be precise, so ornery that he made dinosaurs look peaceful in comparison.

Long Road to the Circus (by Betsy Bird) 7-Day Cover Reveal: Day One!

Why do a single cover reveal when you can lead up to it for a week? Starting today I’m revealing interior spot art for my novel Long Road to the Circus, illustrated by David Small.

Across the Desert: Dusti Bowling Cover Reveal and Q&A

Dusti Bowling is up to her old tricks. “Old tricks” means writing more middle grade novels. And this one has a doozy of a plot and a magnificent cover. Check it out for yourself.

Cover Reveal and Interview Extravaganza! See The Dog: Three Stories About a Cat with David LaRochelle and Mike Wohnoutka

Looks like we have a cover reveal worth checking out. Now find out if Baby Cakes returns, what animal Mike Wohnoutka prays David LaRochelle won’t put in a book, and what’s in store for the intrepid duo.

The Hamster Gets Me: A Cover Reveal for Stanley’s Library by William Bee

Board books about librarians are out there already, but Stanley knows what he’s doing. Get ready for site visits, author talks, and more as we reveal the cover for William Bee’s latest.

Animals Go Vroom! Cover Reveal and Interview with Ms. Abi Cushman

Today I interview author/illustrator Abi Cushman. Hope you like process! If ever you have found yourself curious about the process of integrating die-cuts into your art, wonder no longer . . .

Cover Reveal and Interview with Azadeh Westergaard – The Life Electric: The Story of Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla! Inventor. Genius. Pigeon Lover? I talk with Azadeh Westergaard about her upcoming biography of the man and his dual love of alternating currents and city birds.