LH Johnson

LH reads, writes and researches children’s books. She's also a librarian, blogger, and makes pretty amazing chocolate brownies. Cake and books, what’s not to love?

Confessions of a Book Collector

A reflection from the front lines of book collecting and spoiler : it's not just about the books.

Written In Residence: Books Written On Location

5 books written in residence--by authors on location--whether that's as a writer in residence or simply just somewhere that's not their home turf.

That First Time I Went To An American Bookstore

Sometimes the big moments in your life come when you least expect them. One of my moments came in a bookstore in El Paso...

5 British Children’s Books For A New Golden Age

Are British children's books entering a new golden age?

Bad Book Article Bingo

"The physical book is obsolete" should be the center square.

The Peter Rabbit Movie Looks Awful (But I Think Beatrix Potter Would Have Loved It)

The trailer for the new Peter Rabbit film has been released and it's ... interesting. What would Beatrix Potter think of it?

18 Things I’ve Learned As A Children’s Literature Researcher

A kids lit researcher shares a few things she's learned on the job.

The Most Important Children’s Book You’ve Never Heard of

Why a British book written in the 1940s needs to be read today.