Mother Dreaming

Observations, joys, and musings on modern motherhood and raising a gifted child

April 28, 2017

My debut picture book, DANCING THROUGH FIELDS OF COLOR will be published by Abrams in Spring 2019!

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/73364-rights-report-week-of-april-17-2017.html

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I made it! Storystorm 2017! January 31, 2017

I took the Storystorm challenge. I did it! Thank you, Tara Lazar!

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December 29, 2016

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Participating in Storystorm 2017!

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Esquivel! Space-Age Sound Artist by Susan Wood and Duncan Tonatiuh – Review by Elizabeth Brown — Nerdy Book Club December 8, 2016

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Esquivel! Space Age Sound Artist (Charlesbridge, 2016), written by Susan Wood and illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh, captures the story of musician Juan Garcia Esquivel, bringing both his story and music to life on the page. This picture book not only expands a reader’s knowledge of the life and work of Esquivel, it also helps expand […]

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Tulip and Rex Write a Story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, illustrated by Sarah Massini – Review by Elizabeth Brown December 9, 2015

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Nerdy Book Club

tulip and rexWho wants to go on a word walk? Who wants to write a story? Tulip and Rex do, do you? Alyssa Satin Capucilli’s new picture book (Fall 2015) is Tulip and Rex Write a Story, illustrated by Sarah Massini and published by Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers. Previously, Capucilli (also the author of the Biscuit series) wrote the first in this series, Tulip Loves Rex (2013). This new book, ages 4-8, carries the friendship of Tulip and Rex further, focusing on creativity and the power of writing stories. When Tulip and her dog Rex go on a walk, everything turns magical. They observe the world around them and create something together – a story!

Both Tulip and Rex are fun characters children will identify with and parents, teachers, and librarians will love. Tulip and her walking companion, Rex, go on an exciting journey, discovering…

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PiBoIdMo Winner! November 30, 2015

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I did it!

 

Forthcoming Essay November 2, 2015

Filed under: Arts Education,gifted education,gifted girls,talented and gifted children — Elizabeth Brown @ 5:22 pm

I have an essay to be published in the Illinois Association for Gifted Children Journal 2016. It will come out in February 2016. Details coming soon!