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The Best Children's Books of 2015 - Part One

Like Santa, I’ve also been working on a list – but my list is far easier to compile. Santa has millions of stockings to fill and cookies to eat….while my list contains only children’s book published during the past year – and I can write it from the warmth of my own home rather than relying on elves to keep things straight. 358 more words

My Librarian Hat

Flashback Fridays: Living in Color . . .

You’re a wizard living in a world of grey and you’re so unhappy with the look of the world that one day you’re puttering around with potions and invent something new–something you will call BLUE!   653 more words

Children's Literature

Guest Post Mimi's Adventures in Baking Gingerbread Men

I’m hosting a guest post today for the book tour for children’s book “Mimi’s Adventures in Baking Gingerbread Men”. Enjoy the guest post!

The road to getting published… 1,258 more words

Guest Posts

Books for Interfaith Families

Thank you to Sue Katz Miller  for this roundup of books about kids who celebrate both Christmas and Hanukkah.

Picture Books

PiBoIdMo Day 25: AJ Smith Goes Over the Limit (plus a prize!)

by AJ Smith

I have a new idea. Well, it’s a start, anyway, and that’s something important; Something special. Something INSPIRED!

Some writers are intimidated by the notion of idea generation. 1,957 more words

Picture Books

Review: Over the River and Through the Wood by Linda Ashman

Over the River and Through the Wood: A Holiday Adventure by Linda Ashman, illustrated by Kim Smith (InfoSoup)

This modern take on the classic holiday song has family members from around the nation traveling to Grandma and Grandpa’s house for the holidays. 276 more words

Book Reviews

Instructions by Neil Gaiman - A Review

There are favourite authors you always look out for. These are authors who, even if their latest publication is writing the instructions on the back of a ready meal packet, you will buy it, because their words just entrance you. 320 more words

Books For Girls