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Much Ado About Baseball: A Rajani LaRocca Cover Reveal and Interview PLUS a Recipe!

The truly delightful Rajani LaRocca stops by to talk snacks, math, baseball, and magic (not necessarily in that order).

Interview and Cover Reveal of The League of Picky Eaters by Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic

If you wanna talk picky eating, “texture violations” and parents attempting to bend their children to their “foodie will”, today’s interview and cover reveal with Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic is for you!

Exclusive Cover Reveal & Interview with Margarita Engle: A SONG OF FRUTAS

If we cannot get to the sunshine, the sunshine shall come to us! Author Margarita Engle debuts her latest picture book and speaks frankly about how the pandemic has affected every part of her work.

Aven Green, Sleuthing Machine: A Dusti Bowling Interview and Cover Reveal

Today, it is my infinite pleasure to not only display for you the PREQUEL to that book, but to speak to Ms. Dusti Bowling herself about Aven, writing mysteries, early chapter books, and spin-offs, spin-offs, spin-offs!

Cover Reveal and Interview: What’s Catherine Gilbert Murdock Up To These Days?

When Catherine Gilbert Murdock won a Newbery Honor for her title The Book of Boy it was the surprise win I needed. Since its publication she’s been quiet, working on a new book. A book set in the past. A book illustrated by Caldecott Award winner Paul O. Zelinsky. A book . . . with cats.

Cover Reveal & Interview Extravaganza: Stroller Coaster, illustrated by Raúl the Third & Elaine Bay

Are you ready for a ride? Raúl the Third and Elaine Bay have illustrated the 2021 title Stroller Coaster, and set it in a town that’s, “equal parts El Paso and Boston with a bit of Toon town thrown in for a splash of impossibility.” Check out the cover and read an interview about creating a book for pint-sized speed demons.

Dual Cover Reveal & Interview: NO WAY, THEY WERE GAY? Hidden Lives and Secret Loves by Lee Wind

He’s been blogging about LGBTQIA+ kid and teen books for 13 years. His latest middle grade work of nonfiction reexamines the history so many kids haven’t been taught, shining a light on some of the amazing stuff he’s discovered.

Peter Brown Cover Reveal & Interview: Fred Gets Dressed

Think pink. Peter Brown premieres his latest picture book’s cover and talks at length with me about his process.

A Brand New Jon Klassen Picture Book Cover Reveal. Because We Deserve Something Nice.

In dire need of good news? Let today’s cover reveal provide a soothing balm.

Cover Reveal and Excerpt: Naomi Klein Writes a Book for Kids

Naomi Klein has written a book for kids, so sit back and enjoy an excerpt from the book’s Introduction and a cover reveal to boot.

Cover Reveal & Interview – Leah Henderson’s Together We March: 25 Protest Movements That Marched into History

Twenty-five groundbreaking protest movements in one book? You won’t be able to take a look at it until January of 2021. Fortunately I have author Leah Henderson on hand to answer some questions, and a cover of her latest book to reveal.

Amber and Clay: A Laura Amy Schlitz Cover Reveal

The Newbery Award winning author returns with a book set in ancient Greece full of snarky gods and fearsome goddesses, slaves and masters, mothers and philosophers. And I have the cover reveal.

Skunk and Badger: Cover Reveal and Q&A with Amy Timberlake

Amy Timberlake and Jon Klassen have a book coming out together? Whatever does it look like? Whatever could it be? You’re just gonna have to sit down and read this interview before you see the cover I consider to be the best of 2020.

A Most Beautiful Reveal of The Most Beautiful Thing: Cover Reveal and Interview with Kao Kalia Yang

“You have the most to learn from the perspectives that are hardest to find in the world.” For today’s cover reveal, American Hmong author Kao Kalia Yang discusses the story behind her remarkable and beautiful upcoming picture book The Most Beautiful Thing, and how intersectionality informs her writing.

Cover Reveal: The Campaign by Leila Sales

Humor, hijinks, and activism? Must be today’s President’s Day book jacket reveal.