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Tales from the Slush Pile
"Tales from the Slush Pile" is an original comic that follows the trials and tribulations of a children's book writer. Its creator, Ed Briant, has written and illustrated a number of picture books, including Paper Parade, Seven Stories, A Day at the Beach, Don't Look Now, and If You Lived Here You'd Be Home By Now. He is also the author of the YA novels Choppy Socky Blues and I Am (Not) the Walrus.
PW KidsCast: A Conversation with Peter Brown
Award-winning author-illustrator Peter Brown talks to PW KidsCast about his new picture book, 'My Teacher Is a Monster (No, I Am Not.),' testing out new styles of illustration, and what it was like to get a certain phone call from the Caldecott committee.
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