The Weekly 411 (5/10/19)

© Amy June Bates

May 10, 2019 vol. 18

The Weekly 411 gathers all the links added to Kidlit411 each week. To receive this post by email, sign up for our email updates. Are you on Facebook? Join our Kidlit411 group for conversations & camaraderie. This week's illustration is by Amy June Bates.



KID LIT NEWS





AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR SPOTLIGHTS


Today we feature three  debut MG authors:

  • Lisa Moore Ramée, A GOOD KIND OF TROUBLE (Balzer + Bray, March 2019)
  • Nicole Melleby, HURRICANE SEASON (Algonquin Young Readers May 7, 2019)
  • Nicole Panteleakos, PLANET EARTH IS BLUE (Wendy Lamb Books, May 14, 2019)
Enter to win all three books!





We are also pleased to feature author, Julie Abery and her board books LITTLE TIGER and LITTLE PANDA, illustrated by Suzie Mason Amicus Ink (March 12, 2019),  Enter to win a copy of LITTLE TIGER.




We are also pleased to feature illustrator Amy June Bates and her recent picture book, GITTEL'S JOURNEY: AN ELLIS ISLAND STORY, by Lesléa Newman (Abrams Books for Young Readers Feb. 2019). Enter to win a copy!




For Writers

How to Spot (and Kill) Your Mary Sue Characters

How to Use the Inciting Incident to Rescue the Beginning of Your Screenplay or Novel

Five Writing Tips from Tana French


  
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