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Adventures in Book Week 2015 - from a first timer!

WOW! That was a week!

I was exhausted come Friday afternoon but it was so so fun and yep, I’m already looking forward to next years! 564 more words

Drawing & Illustration

15 Favourite Picture books

I love reading to my daughter every night. Choosing bedtime stories and snuggling down together are an essential part of our evening routine. Illustrations are an important part of any great children’s book and we both enjoy having beautiful, expressive and detailed pictures to look at, in my case particularly when I am reading the same story three nights in a row! 663 more words

Childrens Books

The Long Road to Publication: Patience & Persistence

I have long said that authors are not paid for their words, they are paid for their perseverance. When it’s easy to give up, good writers stick with it, improve their craft, and overcome that stack of rejections. 386 more words

Children's Books

Smartypants (Pete in School), by Maira Kalman

My kids still have over a week before the start of school, but I’m seeing the influx of “first day” pictures on Facebook and I’ve already filled a corner with stacks of school supplies to bring in. 533 more words

Children's Books

Bookish Confessions: The Bedtime Book

Everyone seems to have their own special ritual that they use to unwind before going to sleep at night.  Some folks turn off their computers and phones, watch TV, take a bath, sniff lavender, or sip chamomile tea. 205 more words


Sack Factory

This was a test page for a book project that never went ahead. I’m still fond of it though so I thought I would share


WBTV Segment (August 24, 2015)

Children’s picture books are my favorite. Even though I’m a 30-something-year-old woman with no children, if I had an unlimited supply of money, I’d buy every children’s book available. 368 more words

As Seen On TV