5/5/16 - I was happy to share a few thoughts with Lin Oliver and her Fantastic Frame series about one of my favorite paintings, "The Harvesters" by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. If you are in NYC you can see the original painting at the MET.
4/19/16 - Hootie Hoo! Amazing News! The Inaugural Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children's Literature goes to Phil Bildner for MARVELOUS CORNELIUS,” a book about a simple, musical man who inspired the cleanup of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Illustrated by John Parra and published by Chronicle Books.
4/18/16 - Thank you to EVERYONE who came to the San Antonio Book Festival in Texas and the Truman State University Children’s Literature Festival in Missouri this month. They were amazing. A BIG shout out goes to all the organizers and volunteers who worked incredibly hard in putting these amazing events together. In addition I want to extend my supreme gratefulness to Woodlawn Academy Elementary, Madison Elementary, De Zavala Elementary, and Maverick Elementary schools in Texas for inviting me to present and share my family background, art & illustration, and children’s books to all their students and staff. THANK YOU AGAIN!
4/18/16 - Thank you to Beth Anderson for the great review and parent/teacher activity ideas for my book MARVELOUS CORNELIUS.
4/13/16 - Happy National Bookmobile Day! Thank you to Lu and Bean Read for another great literary review. This one for my book, Waiting for the Biblioburro.
4/7/16 - Full Circle Literary Agency recap of MARVELOUS CORNELIUS 2016 SCBWI's Golden Kite win.
4/6/16 - From Lu and Bean Read Blog a special and thoughtful review of MARVELOUS CORNELIUS.