Jacki Kellum Hits the Trail for Author Visits and Workhops

I am currently creating several resources which I hope teachers, librarians, Sunday School teachers, etc., might use to help children better understand what was going on during the time that Jesus was born in Palestine. While I have finally become a published picture book author, I was a teacher, a children’s librarian, a Sunday School…

How to Create a Text Dummy for a Picture Book in Microsoft Word

Through the process of getting my Debut Picture Book The Donkey’s Song published, a rare thing happened. My editor Frances Gilbert and I have become great friends. The Donkey’s Song by Jacki Kellum Illustrated by Sydney Hanson Published by Random House Children’s Books Here Frances is the Vice President and Editor in Chief of Doubleday…

How Big is Penguin Random House – The #1 Publishing House

In another post, I began the undertaking of trying to gain some understanding of the immensity of the publishing industry. I listed the Big 5 Publishing Houses as follows: 1-Penguin Random House 2-HarperCollins 3-Simon & Schuster 4-Hachette Book Group 5-Macmillan In the same post, I ranked the top 20 Publishing Houses. https://x55.68c.myftpupload.com/what-are-the-big-5-publishing-houses-a-list-of-all-the-major-publisher/ In the aforementioned…