Author Archive

Making Author Visits Unforgettable: A Guest Post by Aaron Reynolds

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We love this guest post from Aaron Reynolds, and we think Books in Bloom readers will too, especially those of you who plan author visits in schools. Want to make your next author… Continue reading

Seeing Myself in a Book: A Guest Post by Renee Ahdieh

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We are very excited to launch another season of author/illustrator guest posts on Books in Bloom! We already have several really incredible people lined up for the next few months, so stay tuned.… Continue reading

The Joy of Middle Grade: A Guest Post by Adam Shaughnessy

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Love middle grade fiction? This post is for you! Not sure about middle grade fiction? This post is for you too! Adam Shaughnessy’s enthusiasm for middle grade fiction is contagious, and we hope… Continue reading

George v. George: The Interview: A Guest Post by George O’Connor

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Today’s author guest post by George O’Connor covers a lot of ground in a unique format. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did! For the record, he really is a… Continue reading

Diving into Research: A Guest Post by John Coy

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John Coy has written a number of books about sports for young people. One recent book, Game Changer: John McLendon and the Secret Game, blends history and basketball as it tells the story… Continue reading

Why I Write Children’s Books: A Guest Post by George Ancona

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The latest in our series of author/illustrator guest posts features George Ancona sharing how he came to write for children. His curious nature and interest in exploring has led to an interesting life,… Continue reading

Another’s Point of View: A Guest Post by Michael Rosen

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The latest post in our series of author guest posts will appeal to dog lovers, poetry lovers, or anyone curious about where stories come from. In this post, Michael Rosen shares how his… Continue reading

Books in Bloom Year in Review: 2015

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It has been quite the year for our little blog! We introduced two new bloggers to the team. You can read about Lisa, Leslie, and the rest of us on the About page.… Continue reading

Exploring Art with Children: A Guest Post by Hervé Tullet

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Hervé Tullet is the author of many innovative picture books.  You probably know him for the best-selling book Press Here, an interactive concept book that is about the power of imagination, or perhaps… Continue reading

The Animals Behind The Perfect Nest: A Guest Post by Catherine Friend

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The Perfect Nest is a fun read-aloud that will liven up any storytime session whether it’s with a group of kids in a classroom or library or as a one-one-one reading choice at… Continue reading