Art Conquers All with Ellen Booraem

February 19th, 2016
Comments Off on Art Conquers All with Ellen Booraem

I’m delighted to share another true love story, this one about art and love, and, eventually, inspiration. Ellen Booraem is the author of The Unnameables, Small Persons with Wings, and Texting the Underworld, which Publishers Weekly called “Affecting, funny, and provocative”. Enjoy! In December 1979, a young artist in Newton Corner, MA, got a call […]

Filled Under: Get to Know

Three French Hens

December 3rd, 2014

Well, not hens so much as ravens. Sort of. In Ellen Booraem’s Texting the Underworld, they’re just called The Birds: There they were, the three Birds perched on a roost thirty feet away. They were huge, almost as tall as Conor, plump and glossy, with cruelly curved bills. The bird on the left had a […]

Filled Under: Uncategorized

Scholastic Book Club likes us!

February 2nd, 2012

Two of us, at least!

Filled Under: Slushpile

SMALL PERSONS is another “Best”

November 22nd, 2011

Congratulations are due, once again, to Ellen Booraem! Small Person With Wings lands on yet another “Best Children’s Books of 2011” list, this time with thanks to the lovely folks at Kirkus Reviews! They linked once again to the full, starred review: Whatever you do, don’t call them fairies. They are Small Persons with Wings, […]

Filled Under: News

Congrats to my favorite SMALL PERSONS!

November 10th, 2011

Publishers Weekly has announced the Best Books of 2011, and I’m thrilled that Ellen Booraem‘s Small Persons With Wings made the cut! Call them Parvi Pennati, call them Small Persons with Wings, just don’t call them fairies. Booraem’s middle-grade novel, in which an outcast girl comes into her own, is frequently sad, but those moments […]

Filled Under: News