Happy Book Birthday: A DIVE INTO THE BLUE Plus Giveaway

We’ve had quite a few cover reveals recently. And today, we get to celebrate the final step on the path to publication for a picture book…launch day! I’m so pleased and honored to sing Happy Book Birthday to Ellie Huynh’s debut picture book: A DIVE INTO THE BLUE, illustrated by the talented Bao Luu and published by Beaming Books! Ellie was kind enough to stop by to share the story behind the story and a bit about her writing journey. And she is also kind enough to share a copy of this beautiful book – for a chance to be the lucky winner, please make sure you leave a comment on the post.

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Happy Book Birthday: ANZU THE GREAT LISTENER Plus Giveaway

I’m definitely dancing today! It was just a year ago that I featured author/illustrator Benson Shum on Will Write and Illustrate for Cookies. We were celebrating the release of his picture book, ANZU THE GREAT KAIJU. And guess what? Today is the launch of the sequel: ANZU, THE GREAT LISTENER! Hold onto your hats, dear friends…Benson shares a bit about his path to publication for this book…and at the end of the post, you can leave a comment for a chance to win a signed copy of the new book, plus some book swag!!!

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