Tag Archives: Pittsburgh authors
Local poet Dave Crawley, author of Cat Poems, Dog Poems, and Reading, Rhyming & Rithmetic, won the March Madness poetry contest at Think Kid Think. But according to this video at CBS Local, his Thinkier trophy might’ve thought a little … Continue reading →
Enjoy a storytime featuring Anne’s newest book, When You Are Camping, and outdoor-inspired activities. Even if you’ve never gone camping (or wanted to!) you’ll love this story about splashing in puddles, chasing fireflies, and other outdoor delights.
Librarian, professor, storyteller, and award-winning author Margaret Hodges would have been 100 years old today.
Kathy Maron-Wood’s review in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette looks at new books by Megan McDonald, Jeanne Birdsall, and Jenny Han.
We celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with “the wearin’ o’ the green” and “the tellin’ o’ the tale.”
Pittsburgh City Council honors Xante, a “special dog with an important mission.” Read more about guide dogs and The Seeing Eye in Mom’s Best Friend by local author Sally Alexander.
They’ve got Cheese Heads; we’ve got Terrible Towels. They’ve got Mr. Rodgers; we’ve got Mister Rogers. They’ve got the Cooperative Children’s Book Center; we’ve got the first organized Children’s Department in the country. They’ve got Kevin Henkes.We’ve got Sharon Flake. … Continue reading →
Write and illustrate your own creative stories for the PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest. Monday, January 31, 2:00-3:30 (Pittsburgh public schools are off that day.)
Come to the Winter Read-a-Thon Read-In on Saturday, January 8 and hear local authors read their books aloud. If your friends and neighbors have pledged to support you in the Winter Read-a-thon, coming to this program helps you help the … Continue reading →
“Become a children’s librarian.” That’s what illustrator Anne Lee recommends to children who want to be illustrators. At the Meet Your Neighbor program yesterday, Anne explained that becoming a children’s librarian is a great way to learn about books, illustration, … Continue reading →