Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Book Trailer of the Day: And Then It's Spring by Julie Fogliano



And Then It's Spring's book trailer makes me want to take a nature walk. The music is meditative and soothing. Erin Stead, recipient of the 2011 Caldecott Medal, creates another inspiring and beautiful world. I look forward to seeing the final copy on February 14, 2012. Hmmm...maybe I'll give away copies for Valentine's Day.


Julie Fogliano has spent her entire life reading children's books. Now she stays up way too late writing her own books while eating cereal. She lives in the Hudson Valley with her husband and their two boys. They make her very tired, but give her lots of good ideas. This is her first book.

Erin E. Stead first met Julie Fogliano while working together in a New York City bookstore. Today she lives in a 100-year-old barn in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with her husband, Philip, who is an author and illustrator, and with whom she co-created A Sick Day For Amos McGee, winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal, for Roaring Brook Press. Erin creates her illustrations using woodblock printing techniques and pencil.

*Author and illustrator information taken from here.


And Then It's Spring will be released on February 14, 2012.

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