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A Letter To... My 11 Year Old Self by Abbey Craig


Abbey is freshly 40 and preparing to move back to Scotland with Barry the husband and Stanley that cat (after 17 years in London) so that they can share happy times with family.   1,488 more words

Children's Books

The Moon Seems to Change

Branley, Franklyn.  Illustrated by Barbara and Ed Emberley.  The Moon Seems to Change.  New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1980, 1987.

Here’s a picture to get us started.  457 more words

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1000 Black Girl Books

Most people enjoy reading books about characters like themselves, children especially. An eleven year old caucasian boy is more likely to want a book with a boy like himself as the main character than a book about a girl of a different ethnicity from the other side of the world. 250 more words

Children's Books

Books I wish I read as a child

My love for books comes from my childhood when my language and literature teacher made us start reading at least one book a month, that and the amazing librarian we had at school. 635 more words

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Work in progress: the cat with the shark fin

… currently working on a children’s book in which the main character is a cat wearing a shark fin …

The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase – Joan Aiken (1962) – A Kid-Lit Review

It’s funny how the mind plays tricks. I can still remember borrowing this from the library when I was a child but I was convinced that it was a much bigger book.  544 more words

Printed Presentation!

Today, I completed my outline for my SCBWI presentation in Chicago next month. 10 pages of, what I feel, a well laid out blueprint of what makes my elementary school presentations so successful. 28 more words