The Weekly 411 (2/11/22)
|© Anne Appert|
Feb. 11, 2022 vol. 6
We are excited to feature author Lisa Riddiough and her recent picture book debut, Letters to Live By: An Alphabet Book with Intention, illustrated by Asa Gilland (Running Press Kids 2022). Her middle grade debut, Elvis and the World as It Stands (Amulet Books, 2021) came out last year. Enter to win a copy of both Letters to Live By and Elvis and the World as It Stands.
We are excited to feature author Erik J. Brown and his debut young adult novel, All That's Left in the World (Balzer+Bray March 8, 2022). Enter to win a copy!
US cover Designer: Chris Kwon,
Illustrator: Na Yeon Kim
Picture Book Giveaway
We're pleased to host a giveaway of the picture book, The Piano, by Chair Smith, illustrated by Elle Smith (Black Rose Writing, Feb. 3,2022). Enter to win a copy!
About the book: The friendly piano is thrilled when a young musician named Katie first presses its keys. As Katie and the piano become daily companions, her musical skills grow and grow. Together they play beautiful music to match her every mood. But when Katie moves away for college, the piano is left behind, untouched and silent. What happens next helps the piano—and young readers—see learning as a never-ending cycle and music as a life-long source of joy.
About the Author and Illustrator: Chari and her daughter Elle teamed up to create this book. Chari is a songwriter, pianist, playwright, Mom and devoted yogi. Learn more at www.charismith.com. Elle is an award-winning artist, enjoys writing music, cooking, and dancing. They live in Portland, Oregon, and enjoy spending time with family.