Tag Archives: George and Martha

Happy International Friendship Day!

This holiday snuck up on me. I didn’t get you ANYTHING. I am so sorry. I hear it’s a big holiday in Paraguay. A tiny bit less so in New Jersey. I think I shall celebrate by going to the … Continue reading

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Boy + Bot + Ame + Dan

Welcome back, boys and girls. Today’s efficiently-first-named guests, Ame and Dan, are children’s book newbie and veteran, respectively. This is Ame’s DEBUT, everyone! And Dan’s seven hundred twenty-fifth book, or something close to that. I haven’t yet had the pleasure … Continue reading

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A Yearlong Celebration of Children’s Books: Anita Silvey Interview

I love learning little-known stories behind some of my favorite children’s books. Which, of course, is why I adore Anita Silvey’s Children’s Book-A-Day Almanac, with its quirky facts and behind-the-scenes insights, and the bright light it shines on some of … Continue reading

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Liz Garton Scanlon on Friendship

Liz Garton Scanlon is the author of the rollicking A Sock is a Pocket for Your Toes and last year’s Caldecott Honor recipient All the World. And now she has a brand new masterpiece out in the world: Noodle and … Continue reading

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Kimberly Marcus on Writing Friends

I am so happy to introduce my first guest: debut author Kim Marcus, a fine person, a fine writer, and a fine friend. Kim’s free verse young adult novel, Exposed, debuted in February and her first picture book, Scritch Scratch … Continue reading

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George and Martha

I spent the past three days in Austin, Texas. Much of that time was at an annual retreat for clients of the Erin Murphy Literary Agency. I suspect we EMLA folk are unique in our unbridled love for each other. … Continue reading

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