The Weekly 411 (10/30/20)
|© Charlene Chua|
Oct. 30, 2020 vol. 44
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& ILLUSTRATOR CRITIQUE GIVEAWAY
We are excited to have a special cover reveal for the picture book JULIUS AND MACY: A VERY BRAVE KNIGHT, by Annelouise Mahoney (Two Lions), out on April 1, 2021.
To celebrate, enter to win a critique of a picture book dummy or portfolio from Annelouise Mahoney!
Isn't it adorable?
We are excited to feature author Norene Paulson and her debut picture book, BENNY'S TRUE COLORS, illustrated by Anne Passchier (Imprint), coming out Nov. 17, 2020. Enter to win a copy (US and Canada only)!
We're excited to have a special picture book giveaway of WOODLAND DREAMS, by Karen Jameson, illustrated by Marc Boutavant (Chronicle Books, Oct. 27, 2020). Enter to win a copy by using the Rafflecopter below!
About the book: In WOODLAND DREAMS, young readers say goodnight to beloved woodland animals as they prepare to sleep. This sweet bedtime book is at once a picture book and a lullaby, pairing familiar bedtime routines with nonfiction elements. From the fox curling up in her den to the turtle dozing off in his shell, WOODLAND DREAMS will send your little one off to sleep with a gentle and loving goodnight.
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- What: post a 100-word or shorter Halloween-themed story, using the words skeleton, creep, and mask
- Prizes: picture books and critiques from PB authors
- What: apply to conference with agents and YA authors
- Who: anyone with a complete unpublished YA manuscript
- Award: a place in the conference, which costs $600. Scholarships available.
- What: enter a picture book manuscript under 1000 words, not previously published or under consideration anywhere else
- Who: anyone over 21
- Prize: cash prizes $10,000, $5,000, $1,000 contingent on agreeing to giving publisher a one-year priority option to publish the book
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This book looks stunning!! My granddaughter would love this!ReplyDelete
I adore the cover of Woodland Dreams!ReplyDelete
Too much cuteness in covers this week!!!ReplyDelete
These books look great, look forward to reading them with my twins!ReplyDelete
I adore bedtime picture books and ones that feature nature are even more exciting to me. Gorgeous and creative cover of Woodland Dreams!ReplyDelete
I could use the help a critique would give my manuscript. Thank you for the chance!ReplyDelete
That cover for "Woodland Dreams" is incredible!ReplyDelete
Love the concept of book! Cover looks wonderful too!ReplyDelete
Such amazing books for PB lovers. I'm particularly taken by Woodland Dreams.ReplyDelete
Thank you for all the helpful information in this post!ReplyDelete
Woodland Dreams looks and souunds beautiful, and I look forward to seeing Karen's upcoming releases too!ReplyDelete
Too much wonderfulness (is that a word?) in one post! Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
All of these books look wonderful! My TBR list grows ever longer. Congrats and best wishes!ReplyDelete
Julius & Macy A Very Brave Night looks like a beautiful story!ReplyDelete
Thanks for a very useful post!ReplyDelete
Such a charming cover. Love the message of this story.ReplyDelete