The Weekly 411 (4/27/18)

© Lisa Brandenburg

April 27, 2018, vol. 17

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

The Author Spotlight this week features debut author Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow and her debut picture book, MOMMY'S KHIMAR illustrated by Ebony Glenn (Simon and Schuster, 2018) 

The Illustrator Spotlight is on Lisa Brandenburg and her new book, IF YOU WANT TO FALL ASLEEP, written by Jackie Azia Kramer (Clavis, May 1, 2018).  Enter to win a copy!

Our April 2018 4-MG Debut Authors include:

  • Diane Magras, THE MAD WOLF'S DAUGHTER (Kathy Dawson Books/Penguin Young Reader, March 2018)
  • Lauren Greenberg, THE BATTLE OF JUNK MOUNTAIN (Running Press, April 2018)
  • Jeff Seymour, NADYA SKYLINE AND THE CLOUDSHIP RESCUE, illustrated by Brett Hellquist (G. P. Putnam's Sons, May 15, 2018)
  • Camille DeAngelis, THE BOY FROM TOMORROW
    (Amberjack Publishing May 8, 2018)

    Enter to win all four books!

    covers by Antonio Javier CaparoTeresa BonaddioBrett HelquistAgnieszka Grochalska

Pictures Mean Business

Breaking In As An Illustrator

Essential Marketing Tactics for Children's Authors

Books Clubs: The Human Touch in Marketing

Mar. 15-17 and April 4-6 2019 Whispering Pines Writer's retreat for serious children's book writers and illustrators, with critique sessions from mentors. (West Greenwich, RI)

Perseverance 2017 - Or Query Reality Check

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  1. Great post! Thanks for the information.

  2. Hi. I'm excited about the Middle-Grade books. Would love to put my name in the raffle for them!

  3. I enjoyed reading about these new books. And love the author/artist comments. Many thanks!

  4. Lots of great information! Thank you!

  5. Those all look like wonderful new books! Congrats, everyone!

  6. Looks like a collection of amazing new books. Would love to win.


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