Jacobs & Swender
Children's book writers
Hot off the press: The hardcover version of ABIYOYO RETURNS "returns." (The paperback is still available, too!)
Award winner! FIRE DRILL named one of the best books of 2011 by the prestigious Children's Book Committee of the Bankstreet School of Education, "Under Five" catagory. Click here for the link.
"This is a wonderful book every elementary class should start with, and refer to during the school months." --Children's Literature
Fire Drill highlighted by Reading Rockets! Click here for link.
Jennifer with Sonia Mazano (Maria from Sesame Street), Verone Kennedy, Al Roker and Charles Osgood as they celebrate Learning Leaders' "Great School Volunteer Week" with a Read Out! at Lincoln Center. Click to see the video.
See our interview on Cool In Your Code TV hosted by Emmy Award winning Hank Wasiak. The interview was filmed at the wonderful Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM). Click on the photo above to see the video.
From the Book tv archives! Paul, Pete Seeger & David Bernz at the Brooklyn Public Library in November 2001. Click here to see the video.
Click on the image above for our interview with the podcast, Just One More Book. Special thanks to Andrea Ross and Mark Blevis.
"Both uplifting and inclusive, it is a celebration of music and resilience." --School Library Journal
The Deaf Musicians--Winner of the American Library Association's
Schneider Family Book Award
The followup to our ABC book!
"Free-form verse that seems to rock and roll like a subway on the tracks." --Publishers Weekly
Paul DuBois Jacobs
"A tribute to tolerance." --Booklist
"The perfect alphabet book for racing fans who want to share their interest with young children." --School Library Journal
"This volume has much to offer: great songs, an enthusiasm for music, and ways to learn and have fun." --School Library Journal
"This book is not only one to which all New York City children could relate, but it is also a nice way to introduce non-city readers to the sights, sounds and way of life of big city living." --Children's Literature
"Another infectiously rhythmic and invitingly hip love letter to a distinctly New York experience." --Publishers Weekly
"A gift to anyone who has ever been asked to tell a child a story." --Marian Wright Edelman
"This lovely picture book is a truly worthy addition to most collections." --School Library Journal
"This little book is a powerhouse of information... An excellent beginning resource for any child or group of children interested in theater." --School Library Journal
Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency