Picture Book

Welcome to BookEnds, Jocelyn Rish!

By BookEnds | January 11, 2019

What genres do you write? Read? I read horror/mystery/thriller for all ages, and for years I’ve been writing scary mysteries…

Welcome to BookEnds, Becky Scharnhorst!

By James McGowan | January 4, 2019

I am thrilled to welcome Becky and her hilarious picture books to the BookEnds Junior ranks. Her stories remind me…

This Month From BookEnds Jr… November 2018!

By James McGowan | November 19, 2018

While we don’t have books publishing from Team BookEnds Jf this month, we’re excited to grow our ranks, and have…

Welcome to BookEnds, Debbie Zapata!

By James McGowan | October 5, 2018

Welcome to BookEnds, Debbie Zapata! Debbie and I first connected via #PitMad, and it’s been a pleasure to work with…

Coming Up From BookEnds Jr.

By James McGowan | September 24, 2018

We announced our BookEnds Jr division this year, and since then we’ve had so much to share. We’ve been loving…

Welcome to BookEnds, Rachel Ruiz!

By BookEnds | August 24, 2018

If you’re not reading or writing, what would we catch you doing? Spending time with my husband and our soon…

This Month from BookEnds Jr… August 2018!

By James McGowan | August 20, 2018

Hello! We realized that our July 2018 post never posted, so this post is a combination of July and August.…

Welcome to BookEnds, Valentina Mendicino!

By Tracy Marchini | August 1, 2018

I’m so thrilled to welcome author-illustrator Valentina Mendicino to BookEnds Jr. and #TeamMarchini! I just love the humor in her…

Welcome to BookEnds, Kim Chaffee!

By BookEnds | June 8, 2018

What genres do you write? I write picture books, both fiction and nonfiction, and sometimes I like to mix the…

Welcome to BookEnds, Deborah Holt Williams!

By Naomi Davis | May 30, 2018

BookEnds’ Naomi Davis welcomes picture book author Deborah Holt Williams to the team! Tell us about your writing process.  Where…

Welcome to BookEnds, Anna Lazowski!

By BookEnds | July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

1. Why did you choose the genre you’ve chosen? I  think there’s something magical about picture books, and the impact…

Welcome to BookEnds, Cynthia Harmony

By Natascha Morris | June 19, 2019 | 1 Comment

What book do you wish you had written, and why? Los Abuelos by Chema Heras and Rosa Osuna a picture…

Welcome to BookEnds, Julie Gonzalez!

By James McGowan | June 12, 2019 | 6 Comments

When I first read Julie’s submission picture books, I cracked up laughing and started over again. Halfway through my second…

How Tracy Marchini pitched FOX AND THE BOX by author-illustrator Yvonne Ivinson

By Tracy Marchini | May 21, 2019 | 3 Comments

It’s pub day for Fox and the Box by Yvonne Ivinson, and I could not be any more thrilled by what…

This Month from BookEnds Jr… May 2019!

By James McGowan | May 20, 2019 | 2 Comments

We are so excited for May, as it brings about an author/illustrator debut we’ve been buzzing about at BookEnds for…

Welcome to BookEnds, Laura Lavoie!

By James McGowan | May 3, 2019 | 2 Comments

I’m thrilled to be welcoming Laura Lavoie to the BookEnds Jr. Team. Her picture books are incredibly clever, witty, and…

Welcome to BookEnds, Hallee Adelman!

By Moe Ferrara | March 13, 2019 | 1 Comment

What genres do you write? Read? I write PBs through YA and read all genres of children’s literature.  Plotter or…

Welcome to BookEnds, Sherry J Lee!

By James McGowan | March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

I’m so thrilled to welcome Sherry Lee to the BookEnds Jr Team! Sherry has been a delight to work with…

This Month from BookEnds Jr. February 2019

By James McGowan | February 25, 2019 | 1 Comment

We have been counting down the days, weeks, and months to this book, and we’re so excited that it’s finally…

Welcome to BookEnds, Eija Sumner!

By BookEnds | February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tell us a bit about your writing process. Where do you write, and how often?  I try to write everyday,…