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[Q&A] Kevin Henkes

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When do we not love a book by Kevin Henkes? He’s master storyteller and one of our favourite picture book authors. We’re trying out ‘Storytime with our selected author for the month‘ in our home and of course our very first author is Kevin Henkes! We are looking forward to revisiting his books 🙂

I’ll share our experience and post reviews on his books soon. Meanwhile, enjoy this interview with the author himself posted on his website.

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[Q&A] Anna Kang, You are (Not) Small

Anna Kang received her MFA from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. “You Are (Not) Small” is her first children’s book. The following is a complete transcript of her interview with Cracking the Cover.

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New Release – The New Face at River Safari

Author : Emily Lim Ages : 2 and up
Author : Emily Lim
Ages : 3 and up

An adorable book which is a must get especially for animal lovers! It’s based on our very own Kai Kai and Jia Jia at the River Safari. Who can resist cute, cuddly pandas with their big black eyes?

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Hot off the press – The Day the Crayons Came Home

Author & Illustrator : Drew Daywalt & Oliver Jeffers Publisher : Penguin Young Readers Group Ages : 5 and up
Author & Illustrator : Drew Daywalt & Oliver Jeffers
Publisher : Penguin Young Readers Group
Ages : 5 and up

We were so excited when this came in the mail a few days ago! Yes, this is the sequel to the very famous “Crayons who quit”.

The crayons are finally ready to come home after they protested and left poor Duncan in the first book. This time they are pleading to be rescued… home is best indeed. Clearly some had a good time travelling around the world and are ready for ‘home sweet home’ while others had a hard time with things not really going their way.

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[Q&A] Dan Santat : The Making of Beekle

We might just see this story hit the big screen! Check out the behind the scenes look into the making of this story. This interview was done by Robin Rosenthal from Pen & Oink. Enjoy!

Source: A Pen & Oink interview with Dan Santat : The Making of Beekle

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Recently I got a chance to talk with Dan Santat about his latest picture book, The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend. There are so many things I love about this book and Dan generously gave me some serious inside scoop. Scroll on for a detailed behind-the-scenes look into the making of this beautiful and thoughtful story. Continue reading “[Q&A] Dan Santat : The Making of Beekle”

[Coming Soon] Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues

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This book will be available around early October. Great fun read for toddlers too!

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[Q&A] Leo Lionni

Source: PenguinRandomHouse.com

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Leo Lionni wrote and illustrated more than 40 highly acclaimed children’s books. He received the 1984 American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal and was a four-time Caldecott Honor Winner—for Inch by Inch, Frederick, Swimmy, and Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse. Leo Lionni died in October of 1999 at his home in Tuscany, Italy, at the age of 89.

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Books to Look Out for

Books to Look Out for will feature latest releases or titles that will be out soon. I get excited over such news haha. I’ll also include posts of author interviews that I come across because it’s always interesting to understand the brains and minds behind these stories. So keep a lookout 🙂

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[Q&A] Author Drew Daywalt talks about Crayons

Book Page chatted with author Drew Daywalt who wrote the best-selling The Day the Crayons Quit.
(Pardon me, I don’t know how to share the page hence I’m copy pasting this from BookPage.com. )
This interview was done a few months ago. Enjoy!

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