Mentors and Moms
Mentors play a huge role in any successful book, career or life. So I’ve asked five authors and illustrators to tell us a story of a mentor who has helped them along their path.
How to Trick the Tooth Fairy by Erin Russell, illustrated by Jennifer Hansen Rolli: a picture book about a prankster who wants to prank the Tooth Fairy!
A Round of Robins by Katie Hesterman, illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier: fresh and funny poems that welcome a new batch of robins to the world!
The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World’s Coral Reefs by Kate Messner, illustrated by Matthew Forsythe: the recipient of the ALA Notable Children’s Books Award, the NSTA-CBC Best STEM Trade Books Award, the Junior Library Guild Selection and the ILA Teacher’s Choices. This picture book reminds us that all it takes is one: one coral gamete to start a colony in the ocean, one person to make a difference in the world, one idea to help us heal the earth.
The Cows Go Moo! by Jim Petipas: join this band of bovines as they embark on their Udderly Crazy World Tour of music, merriment, and cow mishaps!
The Magician’s Secret by Zachary Hyman, illustrated by Joe Bluhm: a picture book that celebrates the power of imagination, the magic of make-believe and the bond between a grandfather and his grandson.
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