The Color Collector – Perfect Picture Book Friday

If you're looking for a picture book that fuels empathy, inclusion, and kindness, add this one to your list. A new girl at school sits alone at a bench. The only color in the image is the violet in the girl's hair. Text ©️Nicholas Solis Illustration ©️Renia Metallinou She was new.She was quiet.I think she … Continue reading The Color Collector – Perfect Picture Book Friday

A Gift for Amma: Market Day in India – Perfect Picture Book Friday #PPBF

I'm excited to show you one of the books we're featuring at Kidquake 2020 during San Francisco's LITQUAKE Literary Festival. Meera Sriram has written a love letter in the form of a child's search to find a special gift for her mother. The sun grows bright. The street is busy. It's market day in town! … Continue reading A Gift for Amma: Market Day in India – Perfect Picture Book Friday #PPBF

Rainbow Dreams

After Tweeting, I decided that the form was too ephemeral for the hope, the desire, the wish, the dream that this will last forever. So I make it a post that will live on into the ether: The sun shines across our nation today, turning domestic prisons into Rainbow prisms. May it last forever and … Continue reading Rainbow Dreams