Hen&ink’s CARMEN OLIVER starts off the 2016 PICTURE BOOK MONTH. Read about why picture books are important here and check-out Marcie Colleen’s bear-friendly reading classroom . activity.
And check out the calendar below — with an amazing array of picture book folks, we are honored to have four Chicks from the Hen&ink Literary “Coop” participating this year: DOUG CUSHMAN on the 16th, LAURA GEHL on the 18th, and ERZSI DEAK on the 22nd. It’s a month full of picture book possibilities!
Thanks to the Picture Book Month team for this terrific chance to TALK ALL THINGS PICTURE BOOKS!
About Erzsi Deak
Erzsi Deak is the founder of Hen&ink Literary Studio, a writer, and an editor. With nearly 30 years of experience on the international stage, she is most happy connecting individuals around the globe who can make things happen – no matter where you find yourself or what hat you are wearing. She is an editorial agent, pushing her authors and illustrators to go the extra kilometer to achieve sometimes surprising insights and results. A two-time SCBWI Member of the Year awardee, she speaks on craft, “the market,” and current industry topics. She is pleased to announce that the new MAB Media will publish PERIOD PIECES: STORIES FOR GIRLS as one of its launch books in 2015. Her first picture book, PUMPKIN TIME! (Sourcebooks, 2014, illustrated by Doug Cushman) has just been picked up by the Scholastic Book Clubs. Thanks to technology, she can work from France and be in New York and London at the same time.