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Malfunctioning Monsters: Tara Lazar Interview

You can feel the excitement, can’t you? It’s finally happening! Tomorrow! Tara Lazar’s The Monstore, illustrated by James Burks, finally hits shelves tomorrow! And Tara was kind enough to stop by for a quick chat about defective monsters, the power … Continue reading

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PiBoIdMo: The Promise

Last year I participated in the kind of event I normally run from: PiBoIdMo (picture book idea month). The prospect of coming up with a new picture book idea every day for a 30-day month was, of course, horrifying. I … Continue reading

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Mmmmmm. Picture Books.

It’s been a month for celebrating the picture book, with brilliant posts and essays cropping up all over the place. This one, by my agent, Erin Murphy, really got me thinking. Check it out. And if you haven’t been keeping … 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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