Last weekend I attended the RMC-SCBWI local conference. I can’t attend a children’s book conference without bringing home some books for myself–er, I mean my son. Jean Reidy’s All Through My Town has been a household favorite since before my son was one. I bought a second copy of that book for him and had it signed–I’ll be keeping that one safe as a keepsake, and he can continue to love our other copy to pieces. I also brought home Time Out for Monsters, which was new to him.
My son is also a fan of Salina Yoon’s Penguin and Pinecone, so I couldn’t resist bringing home Penguin and Pumpkin.… Read the rest
Jean Reidy is the author of picture books Too Purpley!, Too Pickley!, and Too Princessy!, the Colorado Book Award winner Light up the Night, and Time Out for Monsters!
Her latest picture book, All Through My Town, publishes this week. Kirkus Reviews says “Richard Scarry has some competition” and School Library Journal says “This spirited picture book is as much fun to browse through as it is to read.” All Through My Town has also been included on the Kids Indie Next List.
Jean’s celebrating the publication of All Through My Town this week with all sorts of fun things on her blog.… Read the rest
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