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Cover Reveal & Interview: ARMADILLO ANTICS by Bill Martin Jr & Michael Sampson w/Art by Nathalie Beauvois

Today I am pleased to announce that we are providing exclusive interview/first look/cover reveal for ARMADILLO ANTICS, by Michael Sampson, illustrated by Argentinian artist Nathalie Beauvois.

Cover Reveal: Climb On by Baptiste Paul, ill. Jacqueline Alcántara

Tt is my supreme delight to introduce the latest book from power picture book duo Baptiste Paul and Jacqueline Alcántara.

Exclusive Cover Reveal for Brendan Kiely’s THE OTHER TALK

Today I reveal the cover of Brendan Kiely’s (ALL-AMERICAN BOYS) new book THE OTHER TALK and include the beginning for you to read yourself. Enjoy!

African Town: A Cover Reveal and Interview with Charles Waters and Irene Latham

Today we discuss Africa Town, a book about the last slave ship to come to the American shores and how the legacy of that ship is embodied in African Town, a community that still exists to this day and was founded by former slaves after the Civil War.

Dorothy the Brave Cover Reveal: A Q&A With Meghan P. Browne

Why children’s writers are sometimes the first ones to sing for the unsung? I discuss Meghan P. Browne’s upcoming picture book bio Dorothy the Brave with her and reveal its cover.

Cover Reveal and Interview: SOFÍA ACOSTA MAKES A SCENE with author Emma Otheguy

“…sometimes, it’s okay to make a scene.” We’re talking with author Emma Otheguy today about immigration, her own family history, and her brand new middle grade novel out in 2022. It’s a cover reveal day!

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.