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My Book Signing at Mrs. Figs' Bookworm

Thanks to Connie, the proprietor at Mrs. Figs’ Bookworm for the great book signing today! If you haven’t checked out her delightful bookstore in Camarillo, please do so and don’t forget to ask for your copy of… 10 more words

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The Cover Wars: Cheerful Picturebooks

Welcome to the Cover Wars, where we consider books based on their covers! This week’s Cover Wars revolves around picturebooks  with cheerful covers (at least, according to Janet)… As always, we look forward to hearing your opinions on the covers. 644 more words

The Cover Wars

Literacy in the Face of Tragedy

In light of this week’s international airline tragedy, I am drawn to the power of literacy. In this case, picture books. As a past elementary teacher and mother of three young children, I have many times relied on literacy to help children make sense of world happenings. 168 more words

Through the Looking Glass

“You are a glass of youth; this night I choose

Deep in your magic labyrinths to stray,

Where rants the Red Queen in her splendid hues… 358 more words


An Art Attack!

This fun and clever book about a Pig and a Bull introduces children to modern art and tells the story of the rivalry between Picasso and Matisse. 133 more words


Who we are, and why we do it. A Tribute to Self Publishers.

(Transcribed from image)

Most of us do not Write or Draw to get rich.
We write and rewrite draw and redraw.
We question everything we do. 306 more words

Little Boy Brown

I grew up in a two-bedroom city apartment and always dreamt of having a spacious home with stairs and a yard. That dream didn’t really come true well into my adulthood, and while growing up in a big city has its perks, every apartment kid, like me, can very much sympathize with the story of… 137 more words