Author and Editor Interview and GIVEAWAY with Author, Carrie Tillotson, and Editor, Cheryl Eissing, about PB COUNTING TO BANANAS, illustrated by Estrela Lourenço

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, Happy new year! I'm super excited to start things off with a twist with our very first author and editor team interview on the Math is Everywhere blog! And I’m even more excited that it's a book about math–woop woop! Please join me in welcoming Carrie Tillotson and Cheryl Eissing; … Continue reading Author and Editor Interview and GIVEAWAY with Author, Carrie Tillotson, and Editor, Cheryl Eissing, about PB COUNTING TO BANANAS, illustrated by Estrela Lourenço

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 

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 Katie Munday Williams about her Picture Book Poet, Pilgrim, Rebel: The Story of Anne Bradstreet, America’s First Published Poet, illustrated by Tania Rex

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, I hope you had a wonderful Labor Day weekend, and I'm so excited to have a special feature blog post today with one of my very first critique partners, Katie Munday Williams. She's here to discuss her wonderful and empowering debut book Poet, Pilgrim, Rebel: The Story of Anne Bradstreet, … Continue reading Interview and GIVEAWAY with Debut Author Katie Munday Williams about her Picture Book Poet, Pilgrim, Rebel: The Story of Anne Bradstreet, America’s First Published Poet, illustrated by Tania Rex

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

Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with debut author Jenna Waldman about her PJ Library Books: Larry’s Latkes, illustrated by Ben Whitehouse, and Sharkbot Shalom, illustrated by Sharon Davey

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, We've got a double feature today with our interview with my wonderful friend and agency sister Jenna Waldman! You're in for quite a treat! Kaitlyn: Hi, Jenna, thank you so much for joining us! Jenna: Kaitlyn! I am so thrilled to be here! Kaitlyn: Awe, I’m so glad you’re as … Continue reading Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with debut author Jenna Waldman about her PJ Library Books: Larry’s Latkes, illustrated by Ben Whitehouse, and Sharkbot Shalom, illustrated by Sharon Davey

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

COVER REVEAL and DOUBLE GIVEAWAY with Matt Forrest Esenwine about his new picture book I AM TODAY, illustrated by Patricia Pessoa

Hi Math is Everywhere readers, Are you ready… ? Are you set … ? Because we’re about to go! It’s a cover reveal day! And this one is with our incredible friend and wonderful human being Matt Forrest Esenwine for his newest picture book that is beautiful and empowering, and that I think you’re all … Continue reading COVER REVEAL and DOUBLE GIVEAWAY with Matt Forrest Esenwine about his new picture book I AM TODAY, illustrated by Patricia Pessoa

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

Author Interview and triple GIVEAWAY with James Solheim about his picture book Grandmas Are Greater, illustrated by Derek Desierto

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, I’m so excited to share that today we’re talking with James Solheim about his beautiful picture book Grandmas Are Greater Than Great, illustrated by Derek Desierto, that subtly teaches children the concept of exponential reasoning! That’s right, James and Derek made a fun and beautiful book AND it has math. … Continue reading Author Interview and triple GIVEAWAY with James Solheim about his picture book Grandmas Are Greater, illustrated by Derek Desierto

Spring Fling Kidlit Analysis 2021

Hi Spring Fling Kidlit and Math is Everywhere friends, Wow, I can't believe it's already been over a month since the 2021 Spring Fling Kidlit Contest Winners were announced! We officially connected everyone with their prize donors, and I can't wait to see all the beautiful things that come from these connections and stories! (If … Continue reading Spring Fling Kidlit Analysis 2021

Interview and GIVEAWAY with Editor Sarah Jane Abbott

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, I’m so excited for our guest today, and I hope you are, too! Sarah Jane Abbott is an editor extraordinaire and was such an amazing help to me when I was first agenting and she was working at Paula Wiseman Books. Sarah Jane is off on new adventures freelance editing, … Continue reading Interview and GIVEAWAY with Editor Sarah Jane Abbott

Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with Kira Bigwood about her debut picture book SECRET, SECRET AGENT GUY, illustrated by Celia Krampien

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, Pssst! Come closer. Closer. Closer! Perfect.  Today's blog is TOP SECRET, so make sure to grab all your spy gear and get ready for tons of fun because we get to chat with the wonderful Kira Bigwood about her debut picture book SECRET, SECRET AGENT GUY, illustrated by Celia Krampien, … Continue reading Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with Kira Bigwood about her debut picture book SECRET, SECRET AGENT GUY, illustrated by Celia Krampien

Book Birthday Interview with Amanda Davis about her Debut Picture Book, 30,000 Stitches, illustrated by Sally Wern Comport

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, Get ready because today we have a .... BOOK BIRTHDAY!!! And I could not be more honored to be the host of the book birthday of such a beautiful, needed, and important picture book by Amanda Davis, illustrated by Sally Wern Comport: 30,000 Stitches. copyright Sally Wern Comport Angela Wood … Continue reading Book Birthday Interview with Amanda Davis about her Debut Picture Book, 30,000 Stitches, illustrated by Sally Wern Comport

Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with Katie Frawley about her Debut picture book TABITHA AND FRITZ TRADE PLACES, illustrated by Laurie Stansfield

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, Today is going to be extra fun because we’re talking with my wonderful friend Katie Frawley about lots of publishing things, but most importantly her debut picture book TABITHA AND FRITZ TRADE PLACES, Laurie Stansfield which is one of the most creative, fun picture books I’ve read! It comes out … Continue reading Author Interview and GIVEAWAY with Katie Frawley about her Debut picture book TABITHA AND FRITZ TRADE PLACES, illustrated by Laurie Stansfield

Book Birthday Interview & Giveaway with Alli Brydon for her picture book, co-written with, and illustrated by, EG Keller, LOBSTAH GAHDEN

Hi Math is Everywhere Readers, I hope you will all join me in wishing my friend, and wonderful author and editor, Alli Brydon a HAPPY HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY today because her picture book, co-written with and illustrated by EG Keller, LOBSTAH GAHDEN, releases TODAY!!   Book description: With pictures from the illustrator behind Last Week … Continue reading Book Birthday Interview & Giveaway with Alli Brydon for her picture book, co-written with, and illustrated by, EG Keller, LOBSTAH GAHDEN