Author-Illustrator Interview and world-wide GIVEAWAY with Sarah LuAnn Perkins about Sarah’s debut author-illustrated picture book, On A Rainy Day

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, I hope you're all doing well as the springtime settles in. It's my favorite time of year, and as we all hear about spring showers bringing May flowers, I'm excited to chat with Sarah LuAnn Perkins about Sarah's debut author-illustrated picture book, On A Rainy Day. Description of book from … Continue reading Author-Illustrator Interview and world-wide GIVEAWAY with Sarah LuAnn Perkins about Sarah’s debut author-illustrated picture book, On A Rainy Day

Interview with Author Karen Jameson about her picture book WHERE THE WEE ONES GO, A BEDTIME WISH FOR ENDANGERED ANIMALS, illustrated by Zosienka

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, I hope you're enjoying the start of spring - it's my favorite time of year with sunshine that's not too hot and regrowth that inspires! In fact, my family and I just returned from a road trip vacation out to Oklahoma and back to California where we had some wonderful … Continue reading Interview with Author Karen Jameson about her picture book WHERE THE WEE ONES GO, A BEDTIME WISH FOR ENDANGERED ANIMALS, illustrated by Zosienka

Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with TARA LAZAR to chat about her next book in the Private I series: Time Flies, Down to the Last Minute, illustrated by Ross MacDonald

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, I am beyond excited for this timely interview because we have the pleasure of chatting with the wonderful, the famous, the genius, the ever-encouraging TARA LAZAR to chat about her next book in the Private I series: Time Flies, Down to the Last Minute, illustrated by Ross MacDonald. Description from … Continue reading Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with TARA LAZAR to chat about her next book in the Private I series: Time Flies, Down to the Last Minute, illustrated by Ross MacDonald

Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with Aneta Cruz about her book Juan Has the Jitters, illustrated by Miki Sakamoto

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, It’s Autism Acceptance Month, and I’m delighted to feature my friend, Aneta Cruz, and her beautiful picture book Juan Has the Jitters, illustrated by Miki Sakamoto. I hope you're all doing well and excited to learn more about Aneta and her inspiring book! Description from the publisher, North Atlantic Books: … Continue reading Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with Aneta Cruz about her book Juan Has the Jitters, illustrated by Miki Sakamoto

Interview and GIVEAWAY with Beth Anderson about her new picture book: Revolutionary Prudence Wright: Leading the Minute Women in the Fight for Independence, illustrated by Susan Reagan

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, Happy women's history month! I'm super excited to have Beth Anderson as our guest to talk about her amazing new picture book: Revolutionary Prudence Wright: Leading the Minute Women in the Fight for Independence, illustrated by Susan Reagan! About the book, from Calkins Creek: Here is the first-ever picture book about … Continue reading Interview and GIVEAWAY with Beth Anderson about her new picture book: Revolutionary Prudence Wright: Leading the Minute Women in the Fight for Independence, illustrated by Susan Reagan

Blog Interview and GIVEAWAY with Dennis – the star of THE BOOK OF RULES by Brian Gehrlein, illustrated by Tom Knight

Hi, Math is Everywhere Readers, I hope you're all ready for a special treat because today, we get to meet a super scary, super hungry, super adorable monster: Dennis from Brian Gehrlein’s debut picture book THE BOOK OF RULES, illustrated by Tom Knight. Description of THE BOOK OF RULES from the publisher (Macmillan/Farrar, Straus and … Continue reading Blog Interview and GIVEAWAY with Dennis – the star of THE BOOK OF RULES by Brian Gehrlein, illustrated by Tom Knight

Author-illustrator Interview and GIVEAWAY with Skylaar Amann about her newest picture book Smile, Sophia

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, I hope you’re excited for today’s interview with my friend, Skylaar Amann, who was on the blog last year! This time, Skylaar’s sharing about her newest author-illustrated book called Smile, Sophia! Description of book from the publisher, Feiwel and Friends, Macmillan:  In Smile, Sophia, a smart, relatable picture book by … Continue reading Author-illustrator Interview and GIVEAWAY with Skylaar Amann about her newest picture book Smile, Sophia

Cover Reveal, Interview, and GIVEAWAY with debut author Monica Acker and wonderful Illustrator Paran Kim about their upcoming book: BRAVE LIKE MOM

Dear Math is Everywhere Readers, I'm absolutely honored to be able to reveal the cover of Team Sanchez member, Monica Acker's beautiful book of her heart: BRAVE LIKE MOM, illustrated by the talented Paran Kim. I hope you enjoy this reveal and book as much as I do! About BRAVE LIKE MOM from Beaming Books: … Continue reading Cover Reveal, Interview, and GIVEAWAY with debut author Monica Acker and wonderful Illustrator Paran Kim about their upcoming book: BRAVE LIKE MOM

Author-Illustrator Interview and SIGNED Book GIVEAWAY with Benson Shum about his new picture book ANZU THE GREAT KAIJU

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, I hope you're all doing well in these times, and I'm delighted today to take you on a lovely adventure with talented creator, Benson Shum, to talk about his newly released author-illustrated book, ANZU THE GREAT KAIJU, which just released by Macmillan on January 11th! Book description from Macmillan: An … Continue reading Author-Illustrator Interview and SIGNED Book GIVEAWAY with Benson Shum about his new picture book ANZU THE GREAT KAIJU

Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with debut author Jocelyn Rish about her book BATTLE OF THE BUTTS, illustrated by David Creighton-Pester

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, I’m so excited to feature one of my favorite kidlit people who helped me become an agent in fact (though she doesn’t know it! - surprise!) We’re here to chat with the wonderful Jocelyn Rish about her first picture book (of many to come) Battle of the Butts: The Science … Continue reading Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with debut author Jocelyn Rish about her book BATTLE OF THE BUTTS, illustrated by David Creighton-Pester

Author-Illustrator Interview and Giveaway with Anne Appert about Blob, Anne’s Debut Picture Book

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, Today is a special treat because today, we get to meet an inspiring superstar named Blob - not Bob - who is the star of a book called BLOB, author-illustrated by my wonderful friend and critique partner, Anne Appert. Description of book from the publisher, HarperCollins: A humorous picture book … Continue reading Author-Illustrator Interview and Giveaway with Anne Appert about Blob, Anne’s Debut Picture Book

Debut Author Interview and Double GIVEAWAY with Anna Lazowski about her funny ABC picture book T. REXES CAN’T TIE THEIR SHOES, illustrated by Steph Laberis

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, Get your comedy hats on because today's interview is all about the funny! We're chatting with Anna Lazowski about her funny ABC picture book T. REXES CAN'T TIE THEIR SHOES, illustrated by Steph Laberis. Description of book from the publisher: A funny and encouraging alphabetic book about all the things … Continue reading Debut Author Interview and Double GIVEAWAY with Anna Lazowski about her funny ABC picture book T. REXES CAN’T TIE THEIR SHOES, illustrated by Steph Laberis

Author AND Illustrator Interview and GIVEAWAY with Charlotte Sullivan Wild and Charlene Chua about their picture book LOVE, VIOLET

Hi Math is Everywhere readers, I’m so excited today because we have a joint interview AND a video premiere! We have the honor of talking with the author and illustrator of Love, Violet! Please welcome, author Charlotte Sullivan Wild and Illustrator Charlene Chua. And stay tuned until the end to check out the beautiful video … Continue reading Author AND Illustrator Interview and GIVEAWAY with Charlotte Sullivan Wild and Charlene Chua about their picture book LOVE, VIOLET

Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with Laura Gehl about her picture book WHO IS A SCIENTIST?

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, I’m ecstatic to have one of my favorite authors back on the blog today, Laura Gehl! Today we’re talking about another absolutely brilliant book of hers, WHO IS A SCIENTIST? Info about WHO IS A SCIENTIST Scientists work hard in the lab and in the field to make important discoveries. … Continue reading Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with Laura Gehl about her picture book WHO IS A SCIENTIST?

Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with Beth Anderson about her newest book TAD LINCOLN’S RESTLESS WRIGGLE, illustrated by S. D. Shindler

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, I'm so delighted to share an amazing book today that features a little known but very important and inspiring kid from history. Please welcome back wonderful author Beth Anderson who's here to chat about her newest book, just out this month, TAD LINCOLN'S RESTLESS WRIGGLE, illustrated by S. D. Shindler. … Continue reading Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with Beth Anderson about her newest book TAD LINCOLN’S RESTLESS WRIGGLE, illustrated by S. D. Shindler

Author Interview with Angela Burke Kunkel about her newest picture book PENGUIN JOURNEY, illustrated by Catherine Odell 

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, If this time of year is inspiring you to get a sweet, loving picture book with sparse text, then you're in for a big treat today! Pull on your biggest coat and take a PENGUIN JOURNEY today with author Angela Burke Kunkel! Book Description [from the publisher] A lyrical picture … Continue reading Author Interview with Angela Burke Kunkel about her newest picture book PENGUIN JOURNEY, illustrated by Catherine Odell 

Author-Illustrator Interview and DOUBLE GIVEAWAY with Lindsay Ward about her PB BETWEEN THE LINES

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, You’re in for a great treat today because we have wonderful bestselling author-illustrator and Critter Lit founder, Lindsay Ward here with us today to talk about her newest book, BETWEEN THE LINES, which just came out this September! Book description: A young boy who loves his community notices that as … Continue reading Author-Illustrator Interview and DOUBLE GIVEAWAY with Lindsay Ward about her PB BETWEEN THE LINES

Interview and International GIVEAWAY with Debut Author-illustrator Leah Hong about her Picture Book HAPPY DREAMS, LITTLE BUNNY

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, As the days get colder and the call to cuddle up with a beautiful book begins, I’m so delighted to share with you today an absolutely gorgeous picture book author-illustrated by my friend and critique partner Leah Hong: Happy Dreams, Little Bunny. Description of book from the publisher: This stunningly … Continue reading Interview and International GIVEAWAY with Debut Author-illustrator Leah Hong about her Picture Book HAPPY DREAMS, LITTLE BUNNY

COVER Reveal, Interview, and DOUBLE Giveaway with debut author Margaret Aitken and wonderful illustrator Lenny Wen about their picture book OLD FRIENDS

Hi Math is Everywhere readers and Fall Writing Frenzy Friends, Today's post is extra exciting and is bound to be incredibly wonderful because Margaret Aitken and Lenny Wen are two of the kindest souls I've ever met. We're all far away from each other, but we're imagining we're sitting down for a cup of tea … Continue reading COVER Reveal, Interview, and DOUBLE Giveaway with debut author Margaret Aitken and wonderful illustrator Lenny Wen about their picture book OLD FRIENDS

Author Interview and DOUBLE Giveaway with Rebecca E. Hirsh about her newest STEM Picture Book: Night Creatures: Animals That Swoop, Crawl, and Creep While You Sleep, illustrated by Sonia Possentini

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers and Fall Writing Frenzy friends, I’m so excited that fall is almost here and that our third annual Fall Writing Frenzy has been announced on Lydia Lukidis’s (my lovely co-host’s) blog! Can’t wait to read all your wonderful work! Before we begin, let's please take a moment to reflect on … Continue reading Author Interview and DOUBLE Giveaway with Rebecca E. Hirsh about her newest STEM Picture Book: Night Creatures: Animals That Swoop, Crawl, and Creep While You Sleep, illustrated by Sonia Possentini

Interview and GIVEAWAY with debut author Dr. Amitha Jagannath Knight about her picture book Usha and the Big Digger, illustrated by Sandhya Prabhat

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, Thank you all for your patience while I took a short hiatus at the beginning of this school year. I forgot how much I LOVE teaching in person. Though it’s nice to be doing some things relatively normal again, I think it’s important to remember, we’re still in uncertain times, … Continue reading Interview and GIVEAWAY with debut author Dr. Amitha Jagannath Knight about her picture book Usha and the Big Digger, illustrated by Sandhya Prabhat

Interview and GIVEAWAY with author Tina Cho about her first anniversary of THE OCEAN CALLS, illustrated by Jess X. Snow

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, I hope you're ready to dive in because today we're talking with wonderful writer Tina Cho about her beautiful book THE OCEAN CALLS, illustrated by Jess X. Snow as the anniversary of this book is upon this! Kaitlyn: Hi, Tina, thank you so much for joining us! And happy anniversary … Continue reading Interview and GIVEAWAY with author Tina Cho about her first anniversary of THE OCEAN CALLS, illustrated by Jess X. Snow

Interview and GIVEAWAY with Ellen Leventhal about her recent picture book A FLOOD OF KINDNESS, illustrated by Blythe Russo

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, With all the heat waves lately and all that we've been through with COVID, I think it's high time we talk about A FLOOD OF KINDNESS, a beautiful new picture book by our guest wonderful guest Ellen Leventhal, illustrated by Blythe Russo. Kaitlyn: Hi, Ellen, thank you so much for … Continue reading Interview and GIVEAWAY with Ellen Leventhal about her recent picture book A FLOOD OF KINDNESS, illustrated by Blythe Russo

Debut Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with Ana Siqueira about her picture book BELLA’S RECIPE FOR SUCCESS, illustrated by Geraldine Rodriguez

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, Today is going to be wonderful because we get to chat with one of my amazing friends, and former critique partner, Ana Siqueira, about her debut book that just came out: BELLA’S RECIPE FOR DISASTER SUCCESS, illustrated by Geraldine Rogriquez! Kaitlyn: Hi, Ana, thank you so much for joining us! … Continue reading Debut Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with Ana Siqueira about her picture book BELLA’S RECIPE FOR SUCCESS, illustrated by Geraldine Rodriguez

Interview and GIVEAWAY with Kate Allen Fox about her debut picture book PANDO, A LIVING WONDER OF TREES, illustrated by Turine Tran

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, I'm so excited to connect with you today because this book is all about connection as you'll find out very soon when we get the chance to chat with Kate Allen Fox about her debut picture book PANDO, A LIVING WONDER OF TREES, illustrated by Turine Tran. Kaitlyn: Hi, Kate, … Continue reading Interview and GIVEAWAY with Kate Allen Fox about her debut picture book PANDO, A LIVING WONDER OF TREES, illustrated by Turine Tran

COVER REVEAL and DOUBLE GIVEAWAY with debut author Sarah Hovorka and illustrator Heather Brockman Lee for their picture book HATTIE HATES HUGS

Hi Math is Everywhere readers, Today is Global Hug Your Kids Day, and this is an extra special post because we get to do the first official Team Sanchez cover reveal with the wonderful Sarah Hovorka about her book HATTIE HATES HUGS, illustrated by the amazing Heather Brockman Lee! So, on Global Hug Your Kids … Continue reading COVER REVEAL and DOUBLE GIVEAWAY with debut author Sarah Hovorka and illustrator Heather Brockman Lee for their picture book HATTIE HATES HUGS

Interview and GIVEAWAY with Darshana Khiani, about her debut picture book HOW TO WEAR A SARI, illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, As you know, I just love a great how-to picture book, so I am extra excited about our guest today, Darshana Khiani, who is going to share about her debut picture book HOW TO WEAR A SARI, illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff. Kaitlyn: Hi, Darshana, thank you so much for joining … Continue reading Interview and GIVEAWAY with Darshana Khiani, about her debut picture book HOW TO WEAR A SARI, illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

Blog Interview and GIVEAWAY with Bea Birdsong about her newest book, HOW TO SPOT A FRIEND, illustrated by Lucy Fleming

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, I can't tell you how overjoyed I am to feature this author on my blog today. I have admired her for years and just adore her books, and even better, her newest book that we're here to chat about today comes at the best time for my daughter. Without further … Continue reading Blog Interview and GIVEAWAY with Bea Birdsong about her newest book, HOW TO SPOT A FRIEND, illustrated by Lucy Fleming

Kidlit Zombie Week Post #2 for 2021: My Kidlit Zombie Week Story by Mike Irvine

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers and Kidlit Zombie Week Friends, Today we have a super special guest who I call upon every time I need a title because not only is he an amazing picture book writer but he's also the title master! He's hear to share his Kidlit Zombie Week story as one of … Continue reading Kidlit Zombie Week Post #2 for 2021: My Kidlit Zombie Week Story by Mike Irvine

Kidlit Zombie Week Post #1 for 2021: Let Sleeping Stories Lie

Dear Math is Everywhere Readers and Kidlit Zombie Week Friends, Welcome to Kidlit Zombie Week! For those of you who are new here, thank you for joining us for this fun! Kidlit Zombie Week is a week full of fantastic puns and great insight as we help each other bring our dead stories back to … Continue reading Kidlit Zombie Week Post #1 for 2021: Let Sleeping Stories Lie