Father’s Day Picture Books and Books with Pictures
Fathers receive their special day of public (and family) recognition on the third Sunday of June. To celebrate, we’ve gone to our stacks to show off some books featuring stories (and pictures) about dads. The Haircut, by Theo Heras and illustrated by Renné Benoit (Pajama Press) provides a toddler and daddy bonding story of a first […]
Celebrate Children’s Book Week 2019 with Book Formats Less than 100 Years Old
Although Children’s Book Week now marks a century of calling attention to the diversity and splendor of all that kids and caretakers can find on library and bookshop shelves, there are some great book formats that weren’t even around back in 1919–or even in 1929. It was just a year or two after 1929, however, […]
Eisner Award Nominations Are In!
Each year at the San Diego Comic-Con, the world’s arguably most noteworthy comic books awards are announced. And each spring before that July event, the nominees are announced and any comics professional–including librarians who work with comics in their libraries–can participate in the voting. This year, Image Comics has made quite a showing, with nominations […]
Books for All of Us from All Around Our World
We expect North American readers are familiar with several of the publishers we bring to conferences. From Canada, there’s Pajama Press, for example, a publisher who has received acclaim from many associations and for a variety of areas of endeavor. Also from Canada, we bring Inhabit Media, the only wholly Inuit-owned publisher currently on the […]
Have You Discovered Our Diamond Bookshelf Pinterest Boards?
As we gear up for the American Library Association’s 2019 Midwinter Meeting, we’re celebrating the official debut of ALA’s new member-driven Graphic Novels and Comics Round Table. We regularly feature graphic novel galleries in our conference display booths and are proud to represent a range of publishers who produce fine visual literary work for kids […]