Saturday, July 30, 2011


Children delight in popcorn. Me too. And dogs (though he's hard to see.)
The picture book Popcorn! is written by Elaine Landau and illustrated by Brian Lies.

Saturday, July 23, 2011


"Scared of his own shadow" is a common problem with little folks (And the adults, always chuckling!)

The picture book cover is Shadow by writer/illustrator Suzy Lee.

Thursday, July 21, 2011


For picture book makers, keeping in touch with kids is smart.
Seeing what they see is interesting.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011


One of my favorite categories here at the Picture Book Party has been "Real Kids," which includes all kinds of video of children. It's great to see real kids, since we're making books for them. Here's the bygone star of all kid stars, singing in a fantasy sequence.