nine cool things on a tuesday

1. UK illustrator and self-described “glutton” Livi Gosling created this cool illustration for the children’s book, Women Who Dared: 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers and Rebels, written by Linda Skeers (Sourcebooks Explore, 2017).     Perhaps you’ve read it? 🙂 Must admit I first discovered Livi’s work because of her food illustrations. Somehow, delightful … Continue reading nine cool things on a tuesday

nine cool things on a tuesday

  1. Since we’re definitely in a “spring is almost here!” mood, we’re starting off with some charming watercolors by Chicago-based artist, illustrator, educator, and writer Michelle Kogan. I first saw Michelle’s work on the cover of the very first Today’s Little Ditty Anthology (2014-2015), edited by the indefatigable Michelle H. Barnes (there is definitely … Continue reading nine cool things on a tuesday

[lipsmacking review] Hannah’s Tall Order by Linda Vander Heyden and Kayla Harren

#58 in an ongoing series of posts celebrating the alphabet I hope you’re really, really hungry, because this story is quite a feast. Put on a very big bib, please. May I tempt you with green peppers, figs, tomatoes, marshmallow fluff? Care to wrap your lips around a buttery slice of avocado, dive into a … Continue reading [lipsmacking review] Hannah’s Tall Order by Linda Vander Heyden and Kayla Harren