Tag: literacy

K is for Kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell –part 6

Welcome back to K IS FOR KINDERGARTEN Show and Tell–where #kidlit authors & illustrators and fan favorites share their kindergarten pictures and a kinder memory each #tbt. Today’s kinder grew up to be award-winning author Patricia Newman. Newman writes in many genres, including these fascinating non-fiction titles published by Millbrook Press/ Lerner: PLASTIC AHOY, SEA… Read more »

K is for Kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell –part 4

Welcome to Show and Tell, where your fan favorites and #kidlit authors & illustrators share their kindergarten pictures and a kinder memory each #tbt. This week’s sweet Kinder grew up to be Early Childhood Education professor and picture book author JaNay Brown-Wood.   JaNay is the author of IMANI’S MOON, illustrated by Hazel Mitchell (Charlesbridge). Her… Read more »

K is for Kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell –part 3

Welcome to Show and Tell, where your fan favorites and #kidlit authors & illustrators share their kindergarten pictures and a kinder memory each #tbt. This week’s Kinder grew up to be picture book author and musician Tim McCanna.  Tim is the author of BITTY BOT, WATERSONG, and his recent release: BARNYARD BOOGIE with illustrations by… Read more »

K is for Kindergarten: #tbt Show and Tell

Ever wonder what your fan favorites and #kidlit authors & illustrators were like as kids? Welcome to Show and Tell, where we’ll share their kindergarten pictures and a memory of  kindergarten days each #tbt. Today’s Kindergarten Show and Tell is from award-winning author/illustrator Antoinette Portis, whose books include WAIT!,  BEST FRINTS IN THE UNIVERSE,  … Read more »

Stepping through the #FantasticFrame with author Lin Oliver

Author Lin Oliver can make anything fun. Seriously–from SCBWI conference announcements to the crooked finger on her right hand (see #7 below), Lin’s repartee will have you chuckling. So I jumped at the chance to ask Lin about her action-packed new chapter book series, THE FANTASTIC FRAME. Think MAGIC TREE HOUSE meets your favorite works… Read more »