If you’re a writer, an illustrator or just someone who loves a good yarn, the Book Reviews and Interviews on GSB is very exciting. It’s where you’ll find reading recommendations, successful case studies and behind-the-scenes insights.
This is meant to showcase the type of writing that makes a great story. It’s where we can celebrate the best artwork in books. It’s also about making people aware of what other really interesting and creative people are doing!
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Roxie Munro has over 40 nonfiction and concept illustrated books on the market, with several novelty-type projects like lift-the-flap books and books that are serialized. Read about how she does it.read more
Lita Judge is an extremely talented and widely published author and illustrator of children’s books. Be inspired by this Biologist who decided to pursue her dreams – to write and illustrate stories for kids and travel the world doing it.read more
MG Novelist Shelley Tougas shares with us her sources for help and her greatest sources of inspiration for her new novel, Finders Keepers. Find out about this very skilled author and get her books!read more
How can you identify a great storybook? This list will help. Here are the nominees for this year’s (2015) Notable Books for Younger Readers. Good stuff.read more
In this 2nd part of a 2-part interview, Author Rob Skead talks about co-authoring with his dad and the biggest challenges of writing historical fiction for kids.read more
In this 2-part interview, author Rob Skead talks about his inspiration for writing historical fiction for kids and how finding a publisher is like finding a spouse.read more
The Book With NO Pictures is a hilarious way to convince little kids that books really don’t need pictures to be worthwhile. Kids scream with laughter whenever I read this one.read more
Cornelia Funke is most famous for her hugely successful YA novels, which have been made into feature films. But did you know she also writes illustrated storybooks and that she used to be an illustrator?read more
James Marshall is (so far as I’m concerned) one of the best and most prolific writers and illustrators of storybooks. Here’s why you should know who he was.read more
Ashley Spires is an award-winning author and illustrator of several books for kids. In this newest book, you can really see her experience shine through, page to page. This gal knows how to create a solid storybook.read more
If this book doesn’t garner all kinds of awards, I will be shocked. Barnett and Klassen team up again to create a perfectly balanced storybook. Kids love this book and I know, teachers do too. It makes observing and discussing details a super cool thing.read more
It’s every writer’s dream to create a storybook that inspires others to adapt their work. “Dogs Don’t Do Ballet” is one of those stories. Let’s take a look at why.read more