Skip to main content
Report this ad

The Latest

  • Interview with NY Times bestselling children's author Nikki Grimes
    Interview with NY Times bestselling children's author Nikki Grimes
    New York Times bestselling author Nikki Grimes is the recipient of the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Her distinguished works include ALA Notable book WHAT IS GOODBYE?, Coretta Scott King Award winner BRONX MASQUERADE, and...
  • How to weave a resilient life
    Former Long Beach professor shares tips for a resilient life
    "I believe that being resilient is a critical ingredient in our survival as human beings," said Dale Weaver, a former California State Long Beach professor, now the author of a book about resilience. "Hardship and suffering is part...
  • Interview with picture book author/illustrator Elizabeth Rose Stanton
    Interview with picture book author/illustrator Elizabeth Rose Stanton
    Elizabeth Rose Stanton began her picture book writing and illustrating adventure after a brief career as an architect and long career as a parent and fine artist.Her debut picture book, HENNY (Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books), was...
  • Driftwood book cover
    Upcoming literary events for August 2015
    Just as things are heating up, here are a few events you won’t want to miss this month. The best part is that most of these venues have air conditioning.Juniper Ellis, Loyola University-Baltimore English Professor, will be performing a...
  • Interview with picture book author/illustrator Douglas Florian
    Interview with picture book author/illustrator Douglas Florian
    Douglas Florian has written and illustrated more than fifty children's books including beast feast, winner of the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, MAMMALABILA, winner of the Claudia Lewis Poetry Award, and INSECTLOPEDIA, a national bestseller...
  • Brian Hodge is an author of suspenseful novels and short stories.
    Author spotlight: Brian Hodge
    It can be difficult to seek the proper career path; this is a lesson that many young people have learned as they approach college age and struggle to decide which major they wish to pursue. Homeschooled students are just as likely to experience...
  • Interview with middle grade and picture book author Bruce Coville
    Interview with middle grade and picture book author Bruce Coville
    Bruce Coville is the author of over a hundred books for children and young adults. Though he is mostly known for quirky science fiction and fantasy novels for middle grade readers – books such as MY TEACHER IS AN ALIEN and JEREMY THATCHER,...
  • "Black Feathers" has proven to be one of Alison's most successful short stories.
    Author Spotlight: Alison Littlewood
    Publishing a difficult field to break into but, despite this, some writers have managed to achieve incredible success; Alison Littlewood is one such author. Born and bred in the United Kingdom, Alison currently lives in Yorkshire where she works...
  • John Howard
    Living Your Dreams In Los Angeles: One On One With John Howard
    Los Angeles is one of the largest cities in America attracting millions of people from around the world. Like many of the Stars living here, LA too has its stage names: The City Of Angels, Tinsel Town, La La Land. A variety of people make their...
  • Interview with picture book author/illustrator Jennifer Gray Olson
    Interview with picture book author/illustrator Jennifer Gray Olson
    Jennifer Gray Olson is the Author/Illustrator of NINJA BUNNY. She is a graduate of California State University Fullerton, where she earned her BA degree in art education. Jennifer enjoys writing in the third person, sarcasm and embarrassing her...
  • Interview with picture book author Pat Zietlow Miller
    Interview with picture book author Pat Zietlow Miller
    Pat Zietlow Miller knew she wanted to write books for children since she was 19, but didn’t actively pursue her goal until she was 39. Her debut picture book, SOPHIE’S SQUASH, won the Golden Kite Award and was chosen as an Ezra Jack...
  • Interview with NY Times Bestselling picture book author Aaron Reynolds
    Interview with NY Times Bestselling picture book author Aaron Reynolds
    Aaron Reynolds is a New York Times Bestselling author, and has written many highlyacclaimed books for kids, including HERE COMES DESTRUCTOSAURUS!, CARNIVORES, the JOEY FLY – PRIVATE EYE graphic novel series, and the Caldecott Honor Medalist...
  • Interview with NY Times bestselling picture book author Anna Dewdney
    Interview with NY Times bestselling picture book author Anna Dewdney
    Anna Dewdney is a New York Times bestselling author/illustrator of children's picture books, most notably the LLAMA LLAMA series. Her books are known for the rhyming and cadence, as well as their emotive content and expressive illustrations...
  • Rilla Alexander is an author and illustrator.
    Author Interview: Rilla Alexander:
    Many people aspire to become authors and illustrators yet only a small portion succeed…and even fewer manage to master both writing and illustrating. Rilla Alexander is one of the rare artists who has.Author Rilla Alexander has been...
  • Interview with picture book author/illustrator Brian Won
    Interview with picture book author/illustrator Brian Won
    Brian Won wore many hats as a busboy, shoe salesman, art store cashier, vending machine re-stocker, art director, and designer before he turned his talents to illustrating children's books. He lives in Southern California, where he and his...
Report this ad