It’s hard enough to write a book, but, sometimes it is even harder to keep up with all the news. I’d appreciate it if you take a look at my newsletter and let me know what you think. My plan is to let you know about two or three things every month or so.
Hot off the press! Read latest the latest B. G. HENNESSY BOOK NEWS.
What a find this film is! I am often asked about how Don Freeman worked and what he was like. This film is a wonderful glimpse into what a creative, thoughtful author/artist he was. It is also a treat seeing his wife Lydia. I didn’t know them until years after this was made, but it brings back some great memories.
- Speaking of illustrating for children’s books, can you expand on this integral part of children’s literature?
- What is the relationship between writer and illustrator?
- What advice would you give to young writers or illustrators who want to break into the children’s book market?
- What subject or point of view do you feel intrigued you the most and gave you the most room to really get your creative juices flowing?
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This week Kai from the UK sent me an email asking about where I got the idea for the Map Books. It’s a long story! Watch the video to find out how Little Bo Peep’s Hide & Seek turned into The Once Upon A Time Map Book and how that book evolved into The Scary Places Map Book. Click below to watch the video.
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Check out eighth grader Jared Johnson’s book trailer for THE SCARY PLACES MAP BOOK.
Jared won “Best Director ” for his work on his film. Congrats, Jared!
Listen to this clip form Teaching Book.net to find out. http://www.teachingbooks.net/pronounce.cgi?aid=1676
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