By Domenica Di Piazza, Editorial Director of Twenty-First Century Books
With a new outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in central Africa, I asked TFCB medical writer Connie Goldsmith to investigate and share more with us about what’s happening there. Connie is the author of TFCB’s The Ebola Epidemic: The Fight, The Future,which came out for YA readers at the height of the crisis in 2016. Here’s what she has to say about this latest outbreak. Read More
Those of us who publish books can sometimes be (accurately!) accused of developing our own language, of sorts. For example, you may have noticed that we tend to call a book a “title.” I think that’s because we want to be clear when we’re talking about a set of ideas, words, and photographs, without the confusion of worrying about the exact format. Using those definitions, one title could spawn many, many books. Read More
Following up on last week’s post from Greg Hunter and Amy Fitzgerald, here is Carol Hinz, Editorial Director of Millbrook Press and Carolrhoda Books, to share a few of the titles she’s been involved with. Read More
Greg Hunter, the Associate Editorial Director for Graphic Universe, and Amy Fitzgerald, the Associate Editorial Director for Carolrhoda Novels, have stopped by the blog to share a few notes about some of their most talked-about titles for this year. So, without further ado, here they are! Read More
Earlier this month, we released A Valentine for Frankenstein, written by Leslie Kimmelman and illustrated by Timothy Banks. This adorable picture book follows Frank as he attends the monsters’ Valentine’s Day Bash and receives a mysterious valentine from another monster.
Today we welcome the author and illustrator to the blog for a conversation about Frankenstein, the artistic process, belching, and more. Take it away, Leslie and Timothy! Read More