Perfect Picture Book Friday – WOOD, WIRE, WINGS: Emma Lilian Todd Invents an Airplane

Title: WOOD, WIRE, WINGS: Emma Lilian Todd Invents an Airplane Written by: Kirsten W. Larson Illustrated by: Tracy Subisak Calkins Creek/Boyd Mills 2020 For ages: 7-10 Themes/topics: inventions, STEM, perseverance First spread: To Emma Lilian Todd, problems were like gusts of wind: they set her mind soaring. Sometimes the problems seemed small, like where to find…

TWO DOGS ON A TRIKE Cover Reveal (plus a giveaway)

COVER REVEAL for my debut picture book!

Writing for Kids (While Raising Them)

by Gabi Snyder & Robin Rosenthal

Thank you, Tara, for hosting the cover reveal for TWO DOGS ON A TRIKE!


When the gate is left open, one dog escapes the yard for an adventure on tricycles, trolleys, and trains. This hilarious story counts up to ten and back down again as more pups join the fun—and one very determined cat goes on the chase!

Coming in May 2020!

We (author Gabi Snyder and illustrator Robin Rosenthal) “met” for the first time over video chat to discuss our experiences creating TWO DOGS ON A TRIKE, which is the debut picture book for us both!

RR: What inspired TWO DOGS ON A TRIKE?

GS:I’d say one part real-life and one part kidlit! The dog versus cat dynamic that plays out in the story was inspired, in part, by my childhood pets. I grew up with a cat…

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