Celebrating picture books, their creators,

& all who champion them

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Picture Book Spotlight Awards

November 19, 2019

Agent Spotlight: Mary Cummings

Happy Monday and welcome to Picture Book Spotlight!

I feel like it's been a minute since our last "normal" Spotlight Interview. And by minute I mean since September 18th. The leviathan of #PBCritiqueFest and teaching high school English an...

October 26, 2019


Thank you SO MUCH for participating in our first ever #PBCritiqueFest. If you are wondering if this will be an annual thing...wonder no more. Absolutely it will!

None of this would have been possible if it weren't for our fabulous 2019 participants who took...

August 14, 2019

Agent Spotlight: Alyssa Jennette

Happy Tuesday and welcome to Picture Book Spotlight! 

Thank you for showing all the love for Stacey Corrigan's debut of The Pencil Eater. Stacey gave away 2 picture book manuscript critiques! And the winners are...

Stacey Miller and Penny...

July 30, 2019

Agent Spotlight: James McGowan

Happy Tuesday and welcome to Picture Book Spotlight. 

Thanks again for showing up to support fantastic debut authors like Pippa Chorley! Her two winners for signed copies of Counting Sheep are: 

Delia Black, and Amy Benoit.


Miss Pip...

June 5, 2019

Agent Spotlight: Kate McKean 

Happy Tuesday and welcome back to Picture Book Spotlight! 

I say welcome back assuming of course you have previously perused the flowing waters of this serene yet silly corner of the internet. If you are a fellow kidlit warrior in the thick...

April 8, 2019

Agent Spotlight: Melissa Richeson

Happy Monday and welcome to Picture Book Spotlight! If you missed our interview with author-illustrator Lane Smith, check it out here

Today, we have a very special Agent Spotlight, featuring Melissa Richeson of Apokedak Literary Agency...

March 28, 2019

 Agent Spotlight: Amy Stern

Happy Thursday, everyone and welcome to another rip-roaring edition of Picture Book Spotlight! If you're new to this little corner of awesome, we celebrate picture books, their creators, and all who champion them. Miss our Illustrator Spotlig...

March 7, 2019

Agent Spotlight: Clelia Gore

Happy Thursday and welcome to Picture Book Spotlight! This week has been an exciting one! We had a fantastic interview and signed book giveaway with Daniel Miyares. Congrats to Justin Colón, CJ Penko, and Dea BraydenIf you haven't seen his...

February 18, 2019

Agent Spotlight: Jennifer March Soloway

Welcome back to Picture Book Spotlight! 

Today, we have an Agent Spotlight with Associate Agent, Jennifer March Soloway with Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Here we go! 

Name three things you can’t do your job without.


February 4, 2019

Agent Spotlight: Colleen Oefelein

Welcome back to Picture Book Spotlight! If you happened to miss the interview with Caldecott Honoree Brian Lies, check it out! Today, we have Colleen Oefelein, associate agent of The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency. I'm so glad...

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