The Weekly 411 (11/20/20)
|© Sarah Kurpiel
Nov. 20, 2020 vol. 47
KID LIT NEWS
The National Book Award were announced. Kacen Callender's King and the Dragonflies won the award for young people's literature.
We are excited to feature author KT Johnston and her debut picture book, RAILWAY JACK: THE TRUE STORY OF AN AMAZING BABOON, illustrated by César Samaniego (Capstone 2020). Enter to win a copy!
PICTURE BOOK GIVEAWAY
We're excited to give away the nonfiction picture book, WHOOO KNEW? THE TRUTH ABOUT OWLS, by Annette Whipple (Reycraft Books 2020). Enter to win a copy in the Rafflecopter below.
About the book: WHOOO KNEW? THE TRUTH ABOUT OWLS is a picture book in question-and-answer format. It answers kids’ most important questions about owls. Each page spread focuses on one question and answer. Do owls puke? Do owls sleep all day? How do owls hunt? In addition to the main text and lots of stunning photographs, each page spread includes an illustrated owl whooo shares a bit more about owl life—often with a bit of sass. Check out a spread:
About the author: Annette Whipple celebrates curiosity and inspires a sense of wonder in young readers while exciting them about science and history. She’s the author of eight fact-filled children’s books including The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion: A Chapter-by-Chapter Guide (Chicago Review Press), Whooo Knew? The Truth about Owls (Reycraft Books), and The Story of the Wright Brothers (Rockridge Press). Annette is a fact-loving, chocolate chip cookie-baking children’s nonfiction author from Pennsylvania. Get to know her and learn about her presentations at AnnetteWhipple.com.a Rafflecopter giveaway
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