Tag Archive: David LaRochelle

Tracey’s Favorite Picture Books of 2013

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I love picture books and find that this list is the most difficult to make, and this year was no different.  Take a look at my favorites, and if I missed one of… Continue reading

Use Your Words…or Not

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Words fascinate me—their meanings, their sounds, the way they roll off my tongue—and they’ve sometimes gotten me in trouble.  Here are actual memories (some of them cringe-worthy) of my discovering words: While reading… Continue reading

Tracey’s Dozen (or so) Favorite 2012 Picture Books

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First of all, a very merry Christmas greeting from the bloggers at Mackin Books in Bloom.  We hope that you are enjoying the holiday season with your friends and family! I thought about… Continue reading

Author interview : David LaRochelle

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David LaRochelle is a full-time author and illustrator from Minnesota.  I met him for the first time when he volunteered in the Alphabet Forest at the Minnesota State Fair in 2011.  He was… Continue reading

It’s a bird; it’s a plane! No, It’s a Tiger!

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It’s a Tiger! by David LaRochelle (ill. by Jeremy Tankard). 9780811869256. 2012. Gr P-1. When my boys were little, any time I sat down, they would come running with a pile of books. … Continue reading

A Dozen (or so) Great Picture Books, 2011

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I just spent another agonizing day of narrowing a list of great books down into a manageable, bloggable list.  This time I started with over 50 wonderful picture books, and I tried my… Continue reading