Christian Robinson’s First Solo Picture Book!

January 24, 2019

We are so proud to help share this fabulous news from a long-time member of our Red Cap Cards family. Christian Robinson, award-winning illustrator of many books (Rain!, School’s First Day of School, Last Stop on Market Street, Gaston, and so many more…) is now debuting the cover and release date of his first solo […]


Two Amazing Artists, Two Amazing Honors

January 17, 2019

Today: two amazing honors/projects that we recently learned about and are so excited to share! Two of our artists: Becca Stadtlander and Bodil Jane have announced some amazing news on their Instagrams, and we couldn’t wait to hop on this blog and shout it from the rooftops! First up, Red Cap artist, Becca Stadtlander has […]


Christian Robinson: Coloring Without Borders

January 10, 2019

How much do we adore Red Cap artist, Christian Robinson? Oh so very very much. And even though it didn’t even seem possible, we think we might love him even more because of his new collaborative project called, Coloring Without Borders. This new bilingual coloring and activity book was created by 80+ artists, including Robinson, […]


Picturebook Makers: Jon Klassen

September 27, 2018

We are enamored with anything that Red Cap Cards artist, Jon Klassen, touches–including his magnificent picture books. Our story with Jon begins with those amazing party animals and continues to grow. Recently, Jon bestowed some of his process in a post on the Picturebook Makers blog (you could get lost here for days), about the […]


Why We Love Libraries

August 9, 2018

Recently, Forbes magazine published an op-ed by economist, Panos Mourdoukoutas, about why we should do away with public libraries as we know them, and replace them with Amazon Bookstores. You heard me correctly! The article detailed the taxes levied toward keeping public libraries afloat, and the opinion that libraries “don’t have the same value they used to.” […]


Artist Catch-Up: Nicholas John Frith, Plus a Sneak Peek!

March 15, 2018

  How adorable is this sweet animation for Hello, Mr. Dodo by our own Nicholas John Frith?? We were delighted to find out that Nicholas has a brand new website for his art work, picture books and more (jacket covers!!), which features this animation, plus more coming soon for Hector and Hummingbird and A Werewolf Named […]

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Arlo’s Book Club: Reading Toward Mindfulness

March 1, 2018

Arlo has missed you! We’re back with a brand new edition of Arlo’s Book Club, and we can’t wait to connect with your tiny readers as they learn about and examine their surroundings through the written and visual word. In light of the recent political and social climate, we wanted to spread some love to […]

Arlo's Book Club: Anna Emilia Laitinen

Artist Instagram Catch-Up and a Birthday Surprise!

February 22, 2018

It’s been a bit since we caught up with a few of our amazingly talented artists, so we thought we would take this week we would check in on Instagram to find out what has been inspiring them lately. First thing’s first: we received a special treat this week, with an amazing birthday party surprise […]


The Wolf, The Duck & The Mouse

October 12, 2017

Are you as excited as we are for Red Cap artist, Jon Klassen‘s brand new book, The Wolf, The Duck & The Mouse? Written by his usual collaborator, Mac Barnett, this story explores a twist on the “Peter in the Wolf” and fable classics. What if the animals a wolf ate for lunch were mighty […]


4 Picture Books for a Fun & Spooky Halloween

October 6, 2017

Halloween is almost here! If you know us, you know we’re pulling out all of our favorite books for the spooky season and gathering new ones to add to the collection. Fall makes reading so fun–doesn’t it? The crisp autumn leaves, cozying under a blanket with apple cider and reading with your favorite kids. Magic! […]