Author and Illustrator Suzanne Del Rizzo talks about the way she tackled the Syrian Refugee Crisis in her new picture book, My Beautiful Birds.
TWT’s Third Annual Author Spotlight Series begins today. Starting us off is author and illustrator Ashley Spires who has some advice for dealing with criticism.
Many thanks to Bob, Isabel, Julie, Lauren, Liz, Maribeth and Paula for sharing part of their writing lives with our community of teachers and writers this week. In case you missed any of their blog posts, this post contains links to each of their posts. Be sure to leave a comment on each of their blog posts by June 4th, 2016 for a chance to win one of their books.
Bob Graham, author and illustrator of numerous picture books, closes out TWT’s Author Spotlight today.
Teacher-author Paula Bourque steps into our Author Spotlight today to share her experiences about becoming a published author.
Author Liz Garton Scanlon implores us to let “you be you” in today’s Author Spotlight post.
Today’s post is by picture book author, Julie Falatko.
YA Novelist Isabel Bandeira shares what she learned about writing and the publishing process from ice skating.
Maribeth Boelts provides us with tips for creating authentic, unforgettable characters in stories.
Lauren Castillo, a Caldecott Honor author and illustrator, kicks off this year’s Author Spotlight Series with a piece about how important research is to her artistic process.
Ralph Fletcher, who is a beloved trade and professional book author, steps into our Author Spotlight.
Author/illustrator Val Jones’s first picture book, Who Wants Broccoli? was released earlier this month. She tells us about her path to publication in today’s Author Spotlight post.
Mike Curato, author and illustrator of the Little Elliot books, steps into TWT’s Author Spotlight today.
Karen Beaumont, who is known for her lively and celebratory picture books, reminds us that with patience, perseverance, and passion, you WILL prevail.
Trudy Ludwig is an award-winning author who specializes in writing children’s books that explore the colorful and sometimes confusing world of children’s social interactions. Today, we are honored to share Trudy’s thoughts about the writing process.
Melissa Stewart, award-winning author of more than 150 nonfiction books for children, steps into our Author’s Spotlight today. In her post, she shares about the chunk and check process, which will help your students conduct research.
We’re delighted to have Augusta Scattergood kicking-off our new Author Spotlight Blog Series.