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October 5, 2017

Shannon Abbey’s charming children’s book illustration project is based on a news story in which a tropical bird, blown across the Atlantic by a massive storm, landed dehydrated and battered on a British shore.  (more)

September 21, 2017

Laura Watson was commissioned by Miles Kelly, an independent children's book publisher in the UK, to create fun, bright and fanciful illustrations to accompany the classic tale of “Jack and the Beanstalk” - but with a twist.  (more)

September 19, 2017

Kristine Lombardi was delighted to attend a book signing event for at Watchung Booksellers in Montclair, NJ over the weekend.  (more)

September 13, 2017

Shannon Abbey brings a contemporary sensibility to these illustrations for the Brothers Grimm classic, The Bremen Town Players(more)

September 12, 2017

John Jay Cabuay Illustrated “I Was Born for This!” an ebullient new Best of Buddies children’s book. This early reader shows kids that God made them to do extraordinary things, and to share their special gifts with others.  (more)

August 4, 2017

Kristine Lombardi was delighted to hear from the Education & Outreach Coordinator of the Cotsen Children’s Library at Princeton University. Kristine’s book, “The Grumpy Pets,” is now featured on their creative literacy blog-along with a SUPER fun craft project that turns paper cups into… grumpy pets! (more)

July 28, 2017

Anna + Elena Balbusso send us peacefully into the weekend with this beautiful illustration from their children’s book, Make the Earth Your Companion, available to order right now in Theispot Bookstore. (more)

July 19, 2017

Julia Binfield caught sight of a recent cover illustration in the window of her local bookshop this morning. Hot off the press is the Italian edition of Memoirs of a Porcupine by Alain Mabanckou, said to be Africa's Samuel Beckett. (more)

June 19, 2017

Kristine Lombardi’s third children’s book, “Mr. Biddles,” is scheduled for an August 2017 release from Harper Collins. For now, you’ll just have to watch her charming book trailer (with the sound on, please!) and pre-order a copy from Theispot Bookstore. (more)

June 2, 2017

Kristine Lombardi’s first book, Lovey Bunny, just made a School Library Journal Top 10 Circulated Picture Book List. “It is so nice to see that kids are checking my book out,” says Kristine.  With two retail seasons in Target, Lovey Bunny has already had three printings, and an upcoming board book version is launching later this year.  Get the original right now from Theispot Bookstore. (more)