Kid Lit Village Review: When We are Kind

Hello Readers! It’s been a long time since my last Kid Lit Village book review. I’m happy to do a review for WHEN WE ARE KIND by Monique Gray Smith and Nicole Neidhardt. It is published by Orca Books. As a nature preschool educator in British Columbia, Truth and Reconciliation and connection to land areContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Review: When We are Kind”

Kid Lit Village Review: Santiagos Dinosarios

Hello Lovely readers! Welcome to Kid Lit Village; it’s Friday so time for another book review. I’ve been super excited about this book for a looooong time because Mariana Rios is one of my critique partners and I was lucky enough to be able to read and critique this before publication! I’m working on aContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Review: Santiagos Dinosarios”

Kid Lit Village Review: The Hike

Hello Readers! I’m happy to have the chance to do another Kid Lit Village book review. Today I am reviewing THE HIKE by Alison Farrell, published by Chronicle Books. This book follows three friends who enthusiastically embark on a hike. I love the speech bubbles and the way each of their personalities come through duringContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Review: The Hike”

Kid Lit Village Review: Frank and Bean, Food Truck Fiasco

Hello Readers! I’m excited to share a new book review with you. Today, I’m featuring FRANK AND BEAN: Food Truck Fiasco by Jamie Michalak and Bob Kolar. It is an early chapter book, published by Candlewick Press. It is part of the Candlewick Sparks series. I received a copy for review. Kids will gobble upContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Review: Frank and Bean, Food Truck Fiasco”

Querying Picture Books

Did you know I’m in the query trenches right now? I started querying more seriously at the end of 2020, so I’ve been at it less than two years. Here’s a bit about what it’s been like for me. I’ve spent 3 years writing, revising and critiquing before starting to query. Those years have beenContinue reading “Querying Picture Books”