Welcome back to EBYR All Over, a Friday roundup of all the EBYR-related news, reviews, interviews, and other interesting online content we can gather in a given week.
News from Eerdmans & Elsewhere
- Publishers Weekly reviewed Fur, Fins, and Feathers: Abraham Dee Bartlett and the Invention of the Modern Zoo by Cassandre Maxwell, calling the new picture book biography “a warm portrait of a man’s lifelong passion for animals.”
- Blogger and school librarian-extraordinaire Travis Jonker (of 100 Scope Notes) included The Yes by Sarah Bee and illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura in his list of The Wildest Children’s Books of 2015.
- Publishers Weekly released their Spring 2016 sneak previews this week; check it out to read a quick rundown of what we’ve got coming next year.
- Publisher Spotlight (@pubspotlight) was excited to see some of our “celebrated books” in the EBYR booth at the International Literacy Association’s annual conference (#ILA15) in St. Louis over the weekend, including Batchelder winner Mikis and the Donkey by Bibi Dumon Tak and illustrated by Philip Hopman (translated by Laura Watkinson) and Caldecott Honor recipient The Right Word by Jen Bryant and illustrated by Melissa Sweet.
- John Schumacher (aka “Mr. Schu” of the Watch. Connect. Read. blog) included The Dog That Nino Didn’t Have by Edward van de Vendel and illustrated by Anton Van Hertbruggen in today’s #bookaday Vine.
- Mr. Schu also shared this week’s Coffee Break with EBYR episode which showcased favorite kid lit author Eileen Spinelli and her plethora of children’s books.
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