Muddy Makes the Chicago Public Library’s 2017 Best Books for Younger Readers List and Wins a “Mock Caldecott” Honor!
What a great list chosen by great librarians (if I do say so myself!). You can see the "Best Informational Books for Younger Readers" list here. Muddy also earned one of CPL's "Mock Caldecott" honors this year, which you can read more about here. What wonderful honors...read more
Muddy Makes The Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature “Best of 2017” List
A true honor to be on the "Best of 2017" list of this respected and esteemed organization. Click here to see the whole list.read more
Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings Features Muddy!
If you don't read this site, you need to! Always full of insightful and thoughtful commentary on philosophy, science, and everything in between. And, she likes Muddy! Click here to check out Maria Popova's post: The Heartening Illustrated Story of How Blues Pioneer...read more
Thorne & Cross’s Haunted Nights LIVE! Podcast Interviews Michael Mahin
Stillborn babies, picture books, and Tatum O'Neal!? How do they all fit together!? Follow the link to Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE! to find out! What an awesome interview this was! I talk with the wonderful hosts of Haunted Nights LIVE!, Alistair Cross and...read more
Muddy Makes NPRs Best Books of 2017 List!
Um. We're on a list with Salman Rushdie. Yowza! Click here to see the NPR announcement and list.read more
Parent’s Choice Gold Medal for Muddy!
A Parent's Choice Award Gold Medal for Muddy! What a great list of books to be on! See their full list here.read more
Muddy is a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book for 2017!
Amazing! Muddy is one of ten books selected as this years Best Illustrated Children's Books by the New York Times and the New York Public Library. Check out the article here!read more
Eureka! Nonfiction Children’s Book Award GOLD MEDAL for Muddy from the California Reading Association!
What an amazing honor! Here's proof. LOL.read more
Kirkus Feature on Muddy by Julie Danielson
A great feature-length review by Julie Danielson at Kirkus. Here's a great line from it: It’s the celebration of a singular musician, as well as the notion of overcoming adversity. Triumphant, dynamic, vibrant: This one is a feast for the eyes – and not to be missed....read more
Muddy on Betsy Bird’s Caldecott Prediction List
This is pretty cool! Even if it's just a prediction list. Here's Betsy Bird's post.read more