New book out by Jessica Young and Rafael López

I was delighted to be selected by the talented Jessica Young for a picture book mentorship this year, through SCBWI MidSouth. Of course, the big reason I was so thrilled was because of Jessica herself!

Well, she’s got a new book out this very week–illustrated by the amazing Rafael López–titled, “I’ll Meet You in Your Dreams” (Little, Brown), and I just can’t wait to get my hands on a copy. I pre-ordered it but it’s taking just a minute to get out to me, thanks to living on the other side of the world right now.

While I’m waiting for Mr. Postman to show, I thought I’d share a link to the fabulous book launch they did (virtually, naturally) in conversation with Julie Danielson of the children’s literature blog, Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast. It was a really fascinating and compelling look into the beautiful stories behind the beautiful story.

You can see their conversation (even if you don’t have a Facebook login) at:

https://www.facebook.com/parnassusbooks1/videos/514397412877961