Hello everyone! It's been a long time since the last post, but I'm hoping a time well spent, with good, promising seeds planted. A few people, who happen to not have a Facebook account, asked me how they could keep in touch and "follow" my progress. The answer is this blog, and my Twitter account. … Continue reading Happy Holidays: A Few Favorites from 2013
Today I'm excited to interview Mary Rodgers, Vice President and Editor-in-Chief of Lerner Publishing Group, an independent award-winning publishing house based in Minnesota. Founded in 1959, Lerner Publishing now has several imprints, including the well-known Carolrhoda Books. Lerner Books is known for its amazing collection of nonfiction books. The company also has an imprint devoted … Continue reading Monday Interview: Mary Rodgers, VP & Editor-in-Chief of Lerner Publishing Group
A Lion's Mane is picture book written by Navjot Kaur, illustrated by Jaspreet Sandhu and published by Saffron Press (Canada). Favorite quotes: "I have a lion's mane and I'm different, just like you." "Do you know that you can actually lionize someone?" As soon as I opened A Lion's Mane I understood why it got … Continue reading Picture Book Review: A LION’S MANE, by Navjot Kaur; illustrated by Jaspreet Sandhu
Hello, I'm posting this video just in case you missed it. Chances are you've already seen it. I hope. The link is from PenguinGroupUSA Youtube page. The video is an initiative of the UK branch DK Books (my, my. Remember DIPNET? I'm telling you, publishers are quite vocal in the UK :D). There is a … Continue reading Video: The Future of Publishing, By DK (UK Branch)
Hi everyone, today I have not so good news (but bright future ahead) and news that will give you a reason to rejoice. First the sad one: the MLAG 2010 Conference has been canceled. We are all aware of the strains on the economy, and this could explain the low enrollment rate observed for both … Continue reading NewsFlash: MLAG Conference, LEE & LOW BOOKS Acquires TU PUBLISHING, & more good news!
So. How familiar are you with Asian cultures? "I can't believe you're asking this," I hear say in the background. Bear with me. I'm still catching up. 😀 Shen's Books is one those publishing houses, aka rare gems, solely dedicated to multicultural books for children. With an emphasis on cultural diversity and tolerance, Shen's Books … Continue reading MC Publishers: SHEN’S BOOKS
Few picture books got me emotional to the point of crying, and to do so in a public space. When a book is real and resonates with all the fibers of being, well, you just can't help it.