What I’m Doing at Kirkus This Week,
Plus What I Did Last Week,
Featuring Salina Yoon

h1 April 4th, 2014 by jules

“With flyers stacked high, Bear set off.”


I know I shouldn’t use the word “nerd” to describe someone who merely has a deep and abiding passion for something—it’s not entirely fair—but there’s just no two ways about it: My column over at Kirkus today is for fellow picture book nerds. As in, you’d have to seriously geek out over illustration to appreciate it.

That link is here. The best part is where Alex Spiro says, “we did this because it mattered.” Ah. Gotta love publishers who take such care with picture books.

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Last week, I wrote here about Salina Yoon’s Found. Today, I’m sharing some of her art from the book.


“One day, Bear found something in the forest.”
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“Bear posted flyers on every tree.”
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FOUND. Copyright © 2014 by Salina Yoon. Published by Walker Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Bloomsbury, New York. Spreads here reproduced by permission of Salina Yoon and the publisher.

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