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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.

Kimberly Willis Holt Returns! A Much Anticipated ZACHARY BEAVER Companion Novel Excerpt and Cover Reveal

Have you been pondering WHEN ZACHARY BEAVERY CAME TO TOWN and been yearning to return to that world again? If so, then I have some good news for you…

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.