This week I discovered more great picture books as I continued my summer reading challenge with librarian, Rena Traxel. Here they are: Black Cat, White Cat by Silvia Borando Read someplace airy. My Name is Yoon by Helen Recorvits Picture by Gabi Swiatkowska Read someplace fluffy. Edmond And The Moonlit Party by Marc Boutavant Read someplace green.Continue reading “Summer Reading Challenge: Week 2”
Paula and I are super excited to be part of the Moss Street Paint In! Look for our booth near 77 Moss Street. We will be signing books and Paula’s art will be for sale. Come out and see us!
Welcome to a new weekly feature here on my author blog! I’m participating in Rena Traxel’s summer reading challenge and having a ton of fun while reading and discovering new and different picture books. Here are some photos from this week. Rena has challenged us to find new a different places to read with a differentContinue reading “Summer Reading Challenge: Week 1”
Enter my giveaway to win a copy of Katie Shaeffer Pancake Maker
Hello Readers! I have decided to participate in Rena Traxel’s summer reading challenge. Read 62 picture books in July and August. You must read them in different places from Rena’s weekly list. Interested? You have until July 4th to enter if you want to do the challenge too. Reading all those picture books is great research. ShouldContinue reading “Summer Reading Challenge”
Let’s have some fun and choosing which books to self-publish/send out on submission next… I need a little reprieve from making decisions so maybe you can help. Here’s a synopsis of five different manuscripts I’m currently working on. I’d like to get your impression. In the comments, let me know which story you’d most like to see made into aContinue reading “Need Your Input for Books in Progress”
Though this does not count as inspiration for the book, here’s a great example of a real life Katie Shaeffer. One of my preschoolers, age 5, wanted to bring something for show and tell and it could not be a toy. He and his Mom showed incredible initiative, resourcefulness and creativity to visit the beach,Continue reading “A Real Life Katie Shaeffer”
Katie Shaeffer is too young to use the stove. Katie is also an avid collector. She has just one wish. One dream. One desire. Katie wants to make golden brown, fluffy as a cloud, perfectly round PANCAKES all by herself. Enjoy this charming story and find out how Katie and her friend Baxter find a way toContinue reading “Happy Book Birthday, Katie Shaeffer!”