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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)

May 25, 2017

Raul Colon’s beautifully observed illustrations for “Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea,” have earned him a children’s choice Cook Prize Award, honoring the best science, technology, engineering, and math picture books published for children aged eight to ten. (more)

May 25, 2017

Laura Watson teamed up with author Rocki Mitchell, a health and wellness professional, to create fresh and whimsical illustrations for her first book, Up, Down and All Around, which follows an imaginative child on her spirited quest for wellness. (more)

May 9, 2017

Christina Wald has just received samples of her latest children’s book illustration project, “Denni-Jo and Pinto,” from publisher West Winds Press / Graphic Arts Books. Order this charming story of an adventurous little girl and her pony from Theispot Bookstore! (more)

May 4, 2017

Laura Watson was commissioned to illustrate a board book for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta to be gifted to parents at "well baby" doctor visits.  Baby Love/Amor de bebe is a cute, bilingual book showing animal mamas caring for animal babies, with a message to new parents about nutrition in the early months. (more)

April 12, 2017

Christina Wald illustrated Sissy Bear at The Fort, the TRUE story of a real bear who became the pet and resident of a famous restaurant in Colorado. The book is a finalist for both the Colorado Book Awards and the Spur (Western Writers of America) Awards. (more)