Representation in children’s books matters. A LOT. Seeing yourself reflected in books encourages a love of reading and learning to see the world from multiple viewpoints increases empathy. Today, I am discussing the highlights of the CLPE’s 2020 Reflecting Realities report as well as showcasing twenty picture books (fiction and non-fiction) that feature Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic main characters.
The Bum That Barked by Elisa Peacock & Rowena Aitken ~ #BlogTour #PictureBook #Illustrator Interview ~ @elisapeacock @rowenaaitken @TinyTreeBooks
Today is my stop on The Bum That Barked blog tour and illustrator, Rowena Aitken, will be telling us all about her experience working on the book.
Story Out of the Box by Nicky Hoberman, Deeny Leander & Hiromi Suzuki ~ #Review #Writing #HomeEd ~ @LKPChildrens @LaurenceKingPub
Today I am shining the spotlight on my best Lockdown Discovery: Laurence King Publishing’s new creative writing game, Story Out of the Box
Oh No, Bobo! by Donna David & Laura Watkins ~ #BlogTour #IllustratorInterview #Review ~ @DonnaMDavid @QuartoKids
It’s my stop on the Oh No, Bobo! blog tour and I’m delighted to be sharing an interview with illustrator, Laura Watkins.
Work it, Girl! Series by Caroline Moss & Sinem Erkas ~ #SaturdaySpotlight #Interview #Review ~ @CarolineMoss @SinemErkas @QuartoKids
Featuring an interview with illustrator Sinem Erkas and reviews of the next two titles in the Work it, Girl series, the biographies of Mae Jemison and Michelle Obama.
Children’s Picturebooks – The Art of Visual Storytelling by Martin Salisbury & Morag Styles ~ #SaturdaySpotlight #Review ~ @LaurenceKingPub @LKPChildrens
This 200-page guide is essential reading for aspiring and published picture books creators. Every single case study and interview gives a unique and different insight into the creation of picture books.