Where Literary Legends Are Born

  • Celebrating the release of ANNE FRANK: THE GIRL HEARD AROUND THE WORLD by Linda Elovtiz Marshall!

    September 15, 2020
    Linda Elovitz Marshall, prolific McIntosh & Otis picture book author, released her latest biography with Scholastic today! It's called ANNE FRANK: THE GIRL HEARD AROUND THE WORLD, and it came out to nice reviews! This evocative and accessible picture book READ MORE

    Linda Elovitz Marshall’s THE POLIO PIONEER is out today!

    August 18, 2020
    THE POLIO PIONEER, the latest picture book biography from acclaimed author Linda Elovitz Marshall, came out today with Knopf to nice reviews! Discover the fascinating life of world-renowned scientist Jonas Salk, whose pioneering discoveries changed the world forever. Dr. Jonas READ MORE
    The cover of THE VERY LAST LEAF, a picture book by Stef Wade. In a cute, cartoon style, a smiling orange leaf sits on a tree branch. The cover is done in autumnal shades of red, orange, and brown.

    Happy Book Birthday to Stef Wade’s THE VERY LAST LEAF!

    August 10, 2020
    Stef Wade, the award-winning author of the picture book A PLACE FOR PLUTO, has written a second picture book titled THE VERY LAST LEAF. It came out today with Capstone to very nice reviews! Lance Cottonwood is afraid to fall. READ MORE
    The cover of ALIEN TOMATO, Kristen Schroeder's debut picture book. It features a bunch of anthropomorphic vegetables, along with Allie, a mysterious red orb who's been dropped in their midst.

    Happy Book Birthday to ALIEN TOMATO, Kristen Schroeder’s Debut!

    July 14, 2020
    ALIEN TOMATO, the debut picture book from our author Kristen Schroeder, released today with Page Street Kids. It's already garnering good reviews!   It streaked through the sky on a perfect day in July and landed in the garden… When READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to PIGLETTE by Katelyn Aronson!

    May 26, 2020
    PIGLETTE, the debut picture book from Katelyn Aronson, released today with Viking. It's already garnering good reviews! Will a pristine piglet find perfection in Paris? Piglette can be a bit particular by her siblings' standards. She always wants everything to READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to HAVE YOU EVER ZEEN A ZIZ? by Linda Marshall!

    April 1, 2020
    Linda Marshall's new picture book zoomed into the world today! The Ziz is a bird that sings, puts on shows, and has the ability to block out the sun with its wings. This absurd and quirky tale about the mythological READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to DIABETES DOESN’T STOP MADDIE by Sarah Glenn Marsh!

    April 1, 2020
    Sarah Glenn Marsh's next picture book, DIABETES DOESN'T STOP MADDIE published today to some great reviews! Maddie was just diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. She’s nervous about managing her disease and telling others. But as she goes back to school, READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday to THE WEATHER’S BET by Ed Young!

    March 31, 2020
    Caldecott Medalist Ed Young's latest, THE WEATHER'S BET published today with Philomel Books to some great reviews! From Caldecott Medalist Ed Young comes a picture book retelling of Aesop’s fable The Wind and the Sun. Once upon the sky, there were READ MORE