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 EBYR & Elsewhere

  • A Well-Mannered Young Wolf

    Betsy Bird included A Well-Mannered Young Wolf on her mid-year summary of the best picture books of 2016. Here’s her brief summary: “The ending caught me by surprise. In the best way possible. Definitely NOT American (thank goodness).”

  • The Blue Jackal was featured on The Children’s Bookshelf, a podcast produced by Central Michigan University. In their print review of the book, Profs. Sue Ann Martin and Rebecca Gates praise the book’s skillfully written narrative and striking illustrations fashioned after traditional Warli art. You can find the podcast episode on iTunes, and you can find the printed review, along with questions and activities, here.
  • Chris Barton chronicled his collaborative relationship with illustrator Don Tate in a blog post this week. Their first published book together was the award-winning biography The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch.
  • The Little Prince movie was released today on Netflix. Read the New York Times review of the film here, and learn more about the author of this beloved children’s book in Bimba Landmann’s book In Search of the Little Prince.


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