Tag Archives: Daniel Jennewein

Celebrating Chick-O-Saurus Rex with Lenore Appelhans and Daniel Jennewein

I hope that when you think BUFFALO, you think Daniel Jennewein. I made his acquaintance when he illustrated his first book, Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten? I also had the chance to meet his lovely writer wife, Lenore Appelhans, … Continue reading

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Prepare Thyselves for Cuteness Overload

Oh, blog readers. I try not to overwhelm. I seek to space out the cuteness over a period of days. But it just didn’t work this time, and so you must brace thyselves for a one-two punch. First up, the … Continue reading

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Bossy Child Becomes Teacher: Beth Shaum Interview

It seems wholly appropriate in this month of love to have back-to-back interviews with teachers who radiate their love of literacy, teaching and books. Today’s guest is Beth Shaum, sixth-grade English teacher at St. Paul Catholic School in Grosse Pointe … Continue reading

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Pure Imagination and Possibility: Interview with Ruth Barshaw

I don’t think it’s possible to describe Ruth Barshaw. Anyone? It would require a whole lot of adjectives, and I suspect some of them would appear to be opposites. She’s tremendously loyal and supportive and hilarious and crazy, in really … Continue reading

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The Gift of Art

I love writing picture books (especially when the writing’s going well). I’ve now been privileged to be through the process a few times, and it is very clear that my favorite part, by far, is when I first see the … Continue reading

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Buffalo Blog Tour

It’s time for the TEACH YOUR BUFFALO TO PLAY DRUMS blog tour, with rhythmic stops at: Jean Reidy’s blog Peter Salomon’s blog (6/29) Ruth McNally Barshaw’s blog (7/6) Laurie Thompson’s blog (7/13) I hope you’ll stop by.

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Daniel Jennewein on Books, Friends, and Donald Duck

I remember when I saw the first sketches of the buffalo the rest of the world met in  IS YOUR BUFFALO READY FOR KINDERGARTEN?. The instant connection I felt to that art, the way THAT was MY buffalo–is a memory … Continue reading

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