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Getting into the groove

Picture book storytelling has taken precedence in my writing at the moment, with an aim to market my stories to traditional publishers, unsolicited, over the next wee while. 15 more words

Writing

Creature Features

Title: Creature Features; 25 Animals Explain Why They Look the Way They Do
Author: Steve Jenkins- Illustrated by Robin Page
Series: N/A
Recommended for: Preschool-3rd grade… 235 more words

Picture Books

Kid's Corner: Celebrate “Respect Your Cat Day” with Cat Stories

March 28 is “Respect Your Cat Day”.  If you have a cat, you already know that most every day is Respect Your Cat Day – at least your cat thinks it is!  382 more words

Kid's Corner

The Longest Night

The Longest Night: A Passover Story
Laurel Snyder and Catia Chien
Schwartz & Wade, 2013

Easter is coming soon – my children may or may not be counting down the days until our fasting from sweets ends! 351 more words

Reviews

The Easter Egg, by Jan Brett

Is it just me or is Easter really confusing? I mean I get the whole religious background- the crucifixion and resurrection, and I get that eggs are a symbol of fertility (and bunnies too?) but what I don’t really have a good handle on is what story I’m supposed to tell my children about Easter morning. 946 more words

Children's Books

Books 4 Girls about Girls

Sometimes, words just aren’t necessary, so I am just going to show you. After all, that’s what authors do…we show and not tell when we do use words. 24 more words

Author's Voice

Just for Fun...

We get a lot of requests from librarians looking for high interest books that their students will love. I shared a few “just for fun” titles back in 2013… 372 more words

Fiction