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Archive of posts tagged Byron Barton

Happy 30th Birthday to Jump, Frog, Jump!

Fueled by the caffeine and an unexpected delivery of mixed nuts, the Greenwillowites gather for a celebratory game of leapfrog to mark the 30th anniversary of Jump, Frog, Jump! by Robert Kalan, illustrated by Byron Barton. What a great book! Robert Kalan is the author of Jump, Frog, Jump!, as well as many other books for […]

Backlist Obsessions: Good Morning, Chick

My youngest son turned three in June. Three is an absolutely wonderful age: full of big-boy swagger, unbearably sweet and curious and emotional outpourings, and insane amounts of language acquisition. But it’s also a little bittersweet, because he has begun to reject some of our read-aloud standbys. So after thousands of hours reading aloud thousands […]