Thank you so much to Ryan Van Cleave at Only Picture Books for interviewing me about my books. After you’ve done a few interviews, you can feel like you’re answering the same questions over and over, but not this time! Ryan came up with some great ones, and I really enjoyed this fun interview. Author […]
New Book Coming!
I’m so very excited to announce my next picture book project, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? This one will be published by Little, Brown, and illustrated by Shelley Johannes. If you haven’t read Shelley’s picture books, make sure you do! Her art is so exuberant and full of life, you can’t help but smile when […]
Review of THE MORE YOU GIVE from Entertainment Weekly
So thrilled to receive this review from Entertainment Weekly! THE MORE YOU GIVE was named one of “7 fantastic kids’ books for late summer.” I love this review, especially the mention of The Giving Tree. This book was inspired, in part, by my disappointment in that book, which I read for the first time as […]
Review of THE MORE YOU GIVE from School Library Journal
Thank you to School Library Journal for this wonderful review! School Library Journal, August 2022 issue The More You Give. Campbell, Marcy. illus. by Francesca Sanna. 48p. Knopf. Aug. 2022. Tr $18.99. ISBN 9780593372739. PreS-Gr 1–Depicting a loving family connection spanning generations, this story opens with a boy and his grandmother, who share […]
Review and Classroom Activities from Literary Fusions
Thank you to Literary Fusions for this lovely review and creative classroom ideas. Visit their site at www.literaryfusions.com for more ideas on many wonderful books! Book Review; The More You Give, by Marcy Campbell July 8, 2022 By Jessica Why I Picked It Up This one was #bookmail from Penguin Random House!! Shortly after receiving this opportunity, […]
Review of THE MORE YOU GIVE from Publishers Weekly
So thrilled to get this beautiful review from Publishers Weekly! The More You Give Marcy Campbell, illus. by Francesca Sanna. Knopf, $18.99 (48p) ISBN 978-0-593-3 Several generations grow up—and out—in this philosophically generous reboot of The Giving Tree. In the story’s first spread, a boy and his grandmother appear as tiny figures crossing an empty field, […]
SOMETHING GOOD is an Ohioana Award Finalist!
I’m very excited to announce SOMETHING GOOD is one of five finalists for the 2022 Ohioana Award in the Juvenile Literature category! This is the second time I’ve been a finalist (ADRIAN SIMCOX DOES NOT HAVE A HORSE had the honor in 2019). Winners announced in July! The Ohioana Library is pleased to announce the […]
Starred Review of The More You Give from Kirkus
It’s review season for THE MORE YOU GIVE. Magazine reviews often start coming in several months before the book is on sale. Readers may not realize that on the day an author is celebrating her book launch, she’s already received a verdict on the book from multiple magazines, newspapers, book bloggers, etc. Kirkus is often […]