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Rerun: Aaron Zenz’s Creative Space

Spring is here (although it doesn’t feel like it in my neck of the woods as we’re having what looks to be our biggest snow storm of the season). Spring makes me think of baby animals, and baby animals makes me thing of Chuckling Ducklings by Aaron Zenz, and so I thought I’d rerun his Creative Spaces interview today. His companion book I Love Ewe: An Ode to Animal Moms was recently published and a second companion book Hug a Bull: An Ode to Animal Dads will be published in April. I hope you enjoy! Aaron Zenz is the author/illustrator of Chuckling Ducklings and Baby Animal Friends and The Hiccupotamus, and the illustrator of the Howie the dog “I Can Read!” series (written by Sara Henderson), Nugget on the Flight Deck (written by Patricia Newman), Skeleton Meets the Mummy (written by Steve Metzger), and numerous other books.… Read the rest
 

A Peek at the Creative Space of Aaron Zenz

Aaron Zenz is the author/illustrator of Chuckling Ducklings and Baby Animal Friends and The Hiccupotamus, and the illustrator of the Howie the dog “I Can Read!” series (written by Sara Henderson), Nugget on the Flight Deck (written by Patricia Newman), Skeleton Meets the Mummy (written by Steve Metzger), and numerous other books. He is also the host of my favorite picture book review blog, Bookie Woogie where he reviews children’s books with the Z-Kids (his children). Here’s the description from their blog: “Here at Bookie Woogie we pick our favorite books, review them, and create some accompanying fan art.  We’ll alternate week to week between new releases discovered at our local library and older favorites from our own personal collection.” It’s fantastic–there is a transcript of their conversation about the book and the children’s artwork inspired from the talk.… Read the rest
 

A Peek at the Creative Space of Rosanne Parry and Bingo Book # 29

Today we’re stepping inside the workspace of author Rosanne Parry–or rather, I should say stepping outside to the workspace of Rosanne Parry. Rosanne Parry’s first novel, Heart of a Shepherd, was published in 2009 and is being released in paperback this week. Heart of a Shepherd has earned itself a long list of awards and rave reviews including the Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year 2009, Horn Book Fanfare Best Books of 2009, and the Indy Next pick for spring of 2009. It has also been optioned for a movie. Most recently, Heart of a Shepherd was chosen by the Oregon Council of Teachers of English to be the 2010 Oregon Spirit Book Award.… Read the rest
 
 
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