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Books For Children Of All Ages

KidLit TV Picks Me?!

I have followed New York Media Works Kid Lit TV since I began the journey to publish my first children’s book. Their site is a wealth of information, inspiration, and support for the kid lit community. 78 more words


Author & Illustrator Interview: Carin Bramsen


1) Please provide a short excerpt of what your children’s book is about.
Duck has decided to be a cat, and tries to show his good friend, Cat, that he’s just like her. 702 more words


Book Review:Billy Bobble Makes A Magic Wand by R.S. Mellette (Guest Blogger)

Billy Bobble Makes A Magic Wand is about super whiz kid, 12 year old Billy and his equally smart best-friend-for-life, Suzy. The story opens with Suzy being questioned by police because her friend has set off an explosion at his high school and disappeared. 446 more words

Children's Books

1949 Honor: My Father's Dragon

VERDICT: Treasure

Laurinda’s Rating: 3.5/5

In this amusing tale from 1949, a boy retells the story of how his father, when he himself was young, traveled to a far away island to rescue a baby dragon. 164 more words

Book Review

Focusing the Viewpoint Camera Lens with help from Orson Scott Card, by Kristen C. Strocchia

     November’s Silver screen theme brought to mind the book Characters and Viewpoint by Orson Scott Card.  While it’s a book on craft not cinema, Card talks about using viewpoint like a movie camera lens and provides visual examples to better show how this works, an approach that I have found very useful. 167 more words


Countdown Wednesday

Today, Mom and I are counting down about Thanksgiving. No surprise there, I guess – seeing as how it’s Thanksgiving week….

My countdown

3. Leftovers – I never get to eat turkey leftovers. 237 more words

Children's Literature