Tag Archives: Barb Rosenstock

February 13

A Book’s Job by Barb Rosenstock

Your job is a teacher, mine is a writer. Or you’re a librarian and someone else is an illustrator. But what is a book’s job? When you’ve been working with children’s books for a while you can lose track. You start to believe that a book’s job is to sell a lot of copies or […]

August 07

PAGE THROUGH THE PARKS by Janet Fox, Barb Rosenstock, and Liz Garton Scanlon

“Inside all of us is a wild thing…” – Maurice Sendak Most writers care about nothing more than the imagination, that wild playground that is the heart and mind inside all of us. It is that imagination that has given us the books we adore – from WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE to FINDING WILD – and […]

In The Reading Mood

Since I was in kindergarten, my moods have directed my reading choices. I literally get a ‘taste’ for a certain kind of book the way you might get a taste for a certain kind of pie. Even when I didn’t completely understand my feelings, the books I read equalized or intensified my moods, resulting in […]