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I Saw a Peacock with a Fiery Tail

I Saw a Peacock with a Fiery Tail, illustrated by Ramsingh Urveti, designed by Jonathan Yamakami, and published by Tara Books is a bewitching picturebook which takes as its text the seventeenth-century English poem of the same title. 261 more words


#AtoZchallenge: "S" is for Starry Messenger (1996) by Peter Sis

He dared to speak up and challenge the traditional way of thinking about the world.

He spent his time gazing at the stars.

By so doing, he realized that the earth was not the center of the universe. 343 more words

Children's Literature

Twirl Books: An Introduction and Some Reviews

Twirl Books is a newly launched imprint of Chronicle Books that focuses mainly on younger readers. I was given the chance to review three books from their spring selection by the awesome people over at Raincoast Books. 505 more words


#AtoZchallenge: "R" is for The Red Tree (2001) by Shaun Tan

If your day is particularly grey and colorless and you are in need of some bright color, I urge you to open up the book, … 228 more words

Children's Literature

Review: Here Comes Destructosaurus!

This is the last in our series of Chronicle Books 2014 Spring releases! What a lovely set of books.

Hardcover, 32 Pages. Author: Aaron Reynolds. Illustrator: Jeremy Tankard. 

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Game-Changing Princess Books: Part 2, Guest Post by Laura MacDonald

Last week I discussed Babette Cole’s Princess Smartypants and the wonderful world of an independent princess who chooses her own happily ever after (check it out… 900 more words


Deciding which ebook formats to use and viewing your ebooks

If you are producing ebooks and wondering about the best format, whether to use fixed layout or not, and how you can view what you’ve created in different devices, you can download… 97 more words