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By Stephani Martinell Eaton
Eric Carle, celebrated and beloved author and illustrator died peacefully of kidney failure, surrounded by family, on May 23 at his summer studio in Northampton, Massachusetts. He was 91.
Eric Carle, Author of ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar,’ Dies at 91 from the New York Times by Julia Carmel.
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By Traci Sorell
I’m delighted to share my interview with Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, a fellow Epic Eighteen debut author of Mommy’s Khimar, illustrated by Ebony Glenn (Salaam Reads, 2018)).
This cheerful and empowering story which centers on a young Muslim, African American girl who loves wearing her mommy’s khimar (headscarf) received starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews and Publishers Weekly.
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