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Book Review: The Silent Songbird

The Silent Songbird by Melanie Dickerson is a Christian fiction retelling loosely based on “The Little Mermaid.” It’s book 7 of the Hagenheim/ Fairy Tale Romance Series, so some other characters in the other books appear here, mainly from… 406 more words


Snow White

Snow White, translated from the Brothers Grimm by Paul Heins, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman, 1974

Snow White


Trina Schart Hyman,American illustrator of children’s books (1939-2004) is perhaps best known for her Caldecott Medal winning illustration of  … 10 more words


I had the dream again.

Eyes too impossibly wide, teeth too impossibly sharp, slavering tongue and hot breath too close against my face and I cannot even scream as the huntsman’s scrabbling claws rip deep into my belly. 560 more words


Top Ten Tuesday:Ten Underrated/Hidden Gem Books I've Read

  1. Counting Thyme by Melanie Conklin
    A novel about what it’s like to want the best for someone else, but also feeling guilty for wanting something for yourself.
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Middle Grade

Horror Films and Fantasy Children`s Books - How does that fit together?

Many of my friends give me strange looks when I tell them that I am into creating children`s books. Just in case you are new to this blog and are wondering now: The last short film I did was… 530 more words

On Writing

The Mermaid and the Fisherman by Mina Marial Nicoli

There once was a little girl whose eyes twinkled like sapphires, and whose heart shone like the very bright sun. There was also a little boy whose smile was mischievous, yet open, and full of fun. 1,587 more words