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  • Happy Book Birthday to THE BUG GIRL by Sarah Glenn Marsh!

    February 1, 2019
    Sarah Glenn Marsh’s latest picture book, THE BUG GIRL: MARIA MERIAN'S SCIENTIFIC METHOD, illustrated by Filippo Vanzo, published with Albert Whitman & Company on February 1, 2019! This gorgeously illustrated biography celebrates a fascinating female pioneer who broke boundaries in both the READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to YUGEN by Mark Reibstein and Ed Young!

    January 29, 2019
    Longtime McIntosh & Otis client and famed Caldecott Medalist Ed Young again teamed up with Mark Reibstein, following their earlier successful collaboration on WABI SABI. Reibstein and Young's latest picture book, YUGEN, is a beautiful story written in haiku-based text and pictures. YUGEN READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to HERO DOGS!

    January 8, 2019
    Happy book birthday to HERO DOGS by Wilma Melville with Paul Lobo, published today by St. Martin's Press!   Lola was a buckshot-riddled stay, lost on a Memphis highway. Cody was rejected from seven different homes. Ace had been sprayed READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to THE ACCIDENTAL BEAUTY QUEEN by Teri Wilson!

    December 4, 2018
    Happy pub day to Teri Wilson's THE ACCIDENTAL BEAUTY QUEEN, out today with Gallery Books! In this charming romantic comedy perfect for fans of Meg Cabot and Sophie Kinsella, critically acclaimed author Teri Wilson shows us that sometimes being pushed READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to CAN YOU FIND PUP? by Vincent X. Kirsch—a JLG Selection!

    October 23, 2018
    Vincent X. Kirsch's CAN YOU FIND PUP? came out with Holiday House today, October 23, 2018, as part of the I Like To Read series. It's gotten nice reviews and is a Junior Library Guild pick! Tate likes to draw, but Pup is never in Tate's pictures. Especially not READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to POLAR BEAR ISLAND by Lindsay Bonilla!

    October 2, 2018
    Lindsay Bonilla's timely picture book POLAR BEAR ISLAND came out October 2nd with Sterling! Welcome to Polar Bear Island. NO OTHERS ALLOWED!” Parker is the mayor of this peaceful, predictable island, and he wants to keep it just the way READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to A TOUCH OF GOLD by Annie Sullivan!

    August 14, 2018
    A TOUCH OF GOLD debuted August 14th to some great buzz! The YA debut has been featured in USA Today’s Happy Ever After, The Nerd Daily, Hypable,  B&N’s 50 Most Anticipated YA Fantasy Novels of 2018, and 19 Most Anticipated YA READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to A PLACE FOR PLUTO by Stef Wade!

    July 1, 2018
    Stef Wade’s debut picture book A PLACE FOR PLUTO came out July 1st to great reviews and buzz! Pluto got the shock of his life when he was kicked out of the famous nine. His planet status was stripped away, READ MORE