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
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
Hi all! I just had so much fun this weekend presenting on "What I Like and Why" for PBPalooza created by wonderful picture book whisperer, Mira Reisberg. And I promised I'd share at least some parts of my presentation here (I saved some just for those who paid for scholarships ;)). If you're popping by … Continue reading Picture Books I Love, Some Things I Like as an Agent, and Other Tips about Connecting with an Agent
Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, We have a doubly special math treat today! We get to chat with two amazing authors about their fun books that incorporate some wonderful math: Rajani LaRocca and Carrie Finison. Kaitlyn: Welcome Rajani and Carrie, thanks for joining us today! Rajani: Thanks so much for having us, Kaitlyn! Carrie: Thank … Continue reading Joint #PB Interview with Rajani LaRocca and Carrie Finison about their newest books
Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, Today I’m extra, super excited because our guest shows the line between math and writing is less defined than you think. Dawn Young--engineer turned children’s author--is here to talk about her most recent book that blends math and magic to create chaos: Counting Elephants! Kaitlyn: Hi, Dawn, thank you so … Continue reading Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with Dawn Young about her newest book Counting Elephants
Margaret Wertheim, who has a quote that I just adore: “Mathematics, in a sense, is logic set loose in a field of imagination.”
What are possible different approaches you can use to pull a child into the story?... You often have to experiment a bit (like a scientist does!) to figure out the correct approach.
Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, We have an extra special guest today to help us get the new year started off right, author and internationally acclaimed speaker, Trudy Ludwig. When I read The Invisible Boy for the first time last year, I immediately fell head-over-heels for this picture book. I wanted to share it with … Continue reading GIVEAWAY and Author Interview with Trudy Ludwig
Hi all, Today we have one of the funniest people in kidlit joining us: Ciara O'Neal. Ciara and I met a little over a year ago when she was first working on her now published picture book Flamingo Hugs, and we've been critique partners and friends ever since. Ciara has offered to giveaway TWO prizes … Continue reading GIVEAWAY and Interview with Author Ciara O’Neal
Hey all, I have some super exciting news! Math Storytelling Day is on September 25, and to celebrate here on the MathIsEverywhere Blog, we have a special giveaway from children's author Corey Rosen Schwartz!Before we hop into it though, Kaylynn Johnsen won the critique in the previous post for most mind-blowing information! Congrats Kaylynn!Now on … Continue reading GIVEAWAY for Math Storytelling Day!
KAPLOOEY! My mind was BLOWN.
If you'd like to be entered in the drawing for a SIGNED copy of FOUR OTTERS TOBOGGAN: AN ANIMAL COUNTING BOOK coming out in April, make sure to comment on this blog post and for extra entries, retweet the following tweet: https://twitter.com/KaitlynLeann17/status/1095291780772155401?s=09 Here's a bit about Vivian: Vivian in her world Writer for children—reader forever…that’s … Continue reading Interview and Picture Book Giveaway with Vivian Kirkfield
Bio: Ruth Spiro is a freelance writer and author of the Baby Loves Science collection, which now includes 8 powerful board books that take complex STEM ideas and makes them baby-friendly. For the giveaway, make sure to comment below and follow this blog for your chance to win a signed copy of QUARKS! the first … Continue reading Author Interview with Ruth Spiro and GIVEAWAY!
Two chances to win a signed copy of 100 Bugs! by Kate Narita, illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman: 1. Follow this blog and comment below. 2. Retweet this post and follow Kate @KateNarita and me @KaitlynLeann17. Enter by 11-23-18 at 11:59pm West Coast time! (US addresses only) Haven't heard about 100 Bugs! yet? Here's a little … Continue reading Picture Book Review of 100 Bugs! and Interview with Author Kate Narita and GIVEAWAY!
A must buy for all children 0-6. ONE FAMILY by George Shannon is a beautiful, exciting way for children to learn acceptance, cardinality, and logic. The story is absolutely enthralling, each page growing from the last. And the phenomenal imagery from artist Blanca Gómez is so vivid in color and simple, yet intricate, in … Continue reading Book Review: ONE FAMILY