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I’m Julie, mom of three, former educator and administrator, and aspiring picture book author. Thanks for stopping by!

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Big Picture 1: Deforestation

Wow! Juana Martinez-Neal’s book, Zonia’s Rain Forest, delivers a powerful message in so few words. There are multiple “big picture” ideas you can take from this book, but for your sake (and mine), I am going to stay focused on the issue of deforestation. If you haven’t read this book yet, please stop reading now… Continue reading Big Picture 1: Deforestation

A Blog is Born

Little Big Picture Books is my way of connecting the big ideas in picture books to the classroom. When I unexpectedly found myself back in the classroom this year, I remembered how isolating teaching can feel, especially for teachers of English as a Second Language (ESL). As I sat in an empty classroom, I had… Continue reading A Blog is Born

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About Me

Hi, I’m Julie. After leaving my job as a teacher and administrator in 2018, I dove headfirst into the world of picture book writing. When I unexpectedly reentered teaching in 2021, I created this site as a way to connect my work experience with my love for picture books. Read more

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