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The Perfect Picture Book
Authors and illustrators share what their picture books are perfect for

Ladybug Launch: Inspired by a True Story of Chinitas in Space


⬇️ Author Melissa Trempe shares about their picture book LADYBUG LAUNCH: INSPIRED BY A TRUE STORY OF CHINITAS IN SPACE: 

✨ "This is the perfect picture book for all kids, especially girls and Latinx readers, who have interests in science, insects, or fascinating true stories."

📚 "This book can also be used by teachers and librarians seeking multicultural stories featuring characters who persist and overcome the odds."

📚 "This is also perfect for science students studying insects or classrooms learning how to ask scientific questions and conduct experiments."

Author: Melissa Trempe & Dr. Natalia Ojeda

Illustrator: Manuela Montoya

Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry (S&S)

Publication Date/Year: April 16, 2024


📌 melissatrempe.com

📌 Instagram: @melissatrempe.author

📌 X: @melissa_trempe

📌 Note- Natalia and Manuela are not on Twitter. They are on Instagram @manumontoyae and @natitaojeda

Tricky Chopsticks


⬇️ Author Sylvia Chen shares about their picture book TRICKY CHOPSTICKS:

✨ "This is the perfect picture book for those who struggle with chopsticks, those who have mastered the skill, and those who enjoy humor and clever STEAM-thinking."

This book can also be used . . .

📚 to help kids facing frustrating challenges

📚 to encourage problem-solving with persistence

📚 to share a fun craft activity tied to the story

Author: Sylvia Chen

Illustrator: Fanny Liem

Publisher: Atheneum/Simon & Schuster

Publication Date/Year: March 19, 2024


📌 Author Website: www.sylviaichen.com

📌 Book Website: www.trickychopsticks.com

📌 @SylviaiChen on Twitter/Instagram/Bluesky/Threads