Happy Book Birthday to author Kelly J. Baptist and illustrator Darnell Johnson for THE ELECTRIC SLIDE AND KAI! A funky celebration of #BlackBoyJoy with all the right moves, this picture book will have everyone dancing! This beautiful story received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews. Check out the book’s awesome book trailer and find at more here.
I was featured on SCBWI Western Washington’s blog Pen & Story. In my interview with Dolores Andral, I spoke about how I help shape children’s publishing. Check out the interview here.
In conversation with other editors and agents at the virtual book festival #theBronxisReading. Viewers send in questions and the panel answers LIVE!
A video conversation between author Kelly J. Baptist and myself about our collaboration on her picture book The Electric Slide and Kai, illustrated by Darnell Johnson (2021 Lee & Low Books).