Mix & Match Pirate Face Cards
Pirate Boy's "What If" story template
The Wise Owl Factory "What If" story
Lily's Cat Mask Coloring Pages
Darcy Paper Doll
Pearl Paper Doll
Pirate Boy Door Hanger
Sadie's Sukkah Breakfast Reading Guide
CRAFTS, GAMES & LESSONS
Book Jigsaw Puzzles from TeachingBooks
The Wise Owl Factory – over 400 free educational activities.
This Picture Book Life — crafts, plus profiles of authors and illustrators.
Ed Emberley's Drawing Pages – step by step instructions.
Creating Creatives – instructions for making Lily's cat mask
and more great projects.
Great Websites for Kids – compiled by the American Library Association.
Brightly Storytime Videos
Virtual storytimes at the Brooklyn Public Library
New York City Children’s Theater
Julie's Library – Julie Andrew's storytime podcast.
INSPIRATION & RESOURCES FOR AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATORS
The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Candlewick Press YouTube channel – author and illustrator interviews, book trailers and lessons.
Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast – where authors and illustrators share their craft.
Waking Brain Cells – picture book reviews by librarian Tasha Saecker.
One More Page – a podcast for lovers of kids’ books.
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library – providing free books to children from birth to age five.
A ballet lesson with Annie Fortenberry
Listen to Tate read Lily's Cat Mask!
Thank you, Tate, and Viking Books For Young Readers.
Need a story prompt?
★ Download this What If Story template.
For more ideas visit the What If Story page at The Wise Owl Factory.
Make a cat mask! Visit Creating Creatives
A big THANK YOU to Creating Creatives and This Picture Book Life!
Interested in an author visit? Click here!
Make A Cat Mask– For step by step instructions click here!
Lily's Coloring Pages https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NvR6YSDNnr3DLuC3nSFZvVUOXcCL2pxh/view
For Fun Links