Book Giveaway: The Wonder of the World Leaf

  The The Wonder of the World Leaf Book Giveaway is fully sponsored and organized by the book’s author. It is not sponsored by (or in any way affiliated with) HarperCollins. From dynamic duo Summer Edward (author) and Sayada Ramdial (illustrator) comes The Wonder of the World Leaf, a hopeful nature-loving tale of community and [ Read the full article… ]

Cover Reveal–It Doesn’t Take A Genius

Gordon C. James has said of his work: “When people see my art I want them to say, I know that person, I know that feeling.” And I burst into cheers when I saw this NY Times bestselling artist’s cover art for my middle grade novel IT DOESN’T TAKE A GENIUS. He so beautifully captured [ Read the full article… ]

Spotlight on Elle McKinney & Robyn Smith’s Nubia: Real One

I admit to being  jaded about the DC or Marvel universes. When the movies first showed up on the big screen, I was excited to see a form of fantasy and magic take center stage. I  brimmed with anticipation, just like everyone else of an *ahem* certain age that had watched the cartoons or the [ Read the full article… ]

African American Children’s Book Project’s Best Picture Books of 2020

For nearly three decades, Vanesse Lloyd-Sgambati has celebrated and promoted the outstanding work of Black children’s book authors and illustrators through her essential organization, The African American Children’s Book Project. She has been a champion of connecting kids with Black creators, raising the profile of Black children’s literature and boosting sales through media exposure and [ Read the full article… ]