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And Then It’s Spring: Author Julie Fogliano’s 2012 BGHB Picture Book Honor Speech

I got my first taste of writing as a sophomore in high school. The assignment was to write a short story. I had never written anything before. But I just started to write…and write. The words came flying out, and the next thing I knew…there it was. A whole story. I didn’t understand where it […]

And Then It’s Spring

Continuing with the seasonal theme, Stead teams up with first-time picture book author Julie Fogliano for a gentle look at one little bespectacled boy and his garden. It’s a dear story of perseverance and patience, seeds and sun, and rain and cold. But, mostly it’s about brown and green. We are learning to anticipate and appreciate […]