Just a quick note to let you know that Kid Lit Village will resume on May 16th! Thanks for your patience while I prepare some new interviews for you to enjoy. My new schedule will feature interviews once a month! Thank you for stopping by Kid Lit Village blog today! Please support all our KidContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Interviews Resume May 16!”
A picture book about the creative process that takes the reader on a lyrical journey of imagination.
April is poetry month and I’ve accepted the challenge to write a poem each day. It’s proving to be fun! I just had to take my inner editor out of my head. To help me do that, I am considering these poems as drafts that can be polished at a later date. Maybe there’ll beContinue reading “Poetry Month: First Steps”
Hello Readers! Pancake Day is Tuesday, March 1st 2022. Did you know Pancake Day is also known as Shrove Tuesday? In the Christian tradition, people indulged in pancakes just before Lent, when it was customary to give up the ingredients in pancakes (eggs, sugar, milk). I wrote this book for teachers and librarians who mayContinue reading “Pancake Day!”
Hello Readers! Thanks for following along with me this year with my interviews of a host of talented children’s book creators. It has been such a pleasure! And now I’m going to take a much needed blog break. I will see you again in January. Hope you’ll stop by Mondays for interviews, Wednesdays for inspirationalContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: Blog Break”
Hello Readers! It’s Friday, and I have a little time for a review post this week. Hooray! I had the opportunity to interview Sarah Kurpiel on Monday this week, so do have a look for the post if you’re curious to learn more about Sarah and the process of writing ORIGINAL CAT, COPY CAT. IContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Review: ORIGINAL CAT, COPY CAT”
Hello and Happy Friday! I’m pleased to post my review of DAKOTA CRUMB: Tiny Treasure Hunter by Jamie Michalak and Kelly Murphy, published by Candlewick Press, 2021. Before I get to the review, let me put in my two cents towards the importance of reviewing the books you read. It is so easy to takeContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW of DAKOTA CRUMB: Tiny Treasure Hunter”
Hello readers and welcome to Kid Lit Village! I’m so glad you stopped by. Each Monday I give you an author or illustrator interview and feature their work. Today I’m thrilled to welcome Jamie Michalak to the blog. Her book DAKOTA CRUMB: Tiny Treasure Hunter is illustrated by Kelly Murphy and published by Candlewick Press,Continue reading “Kid Lit Village: DAKOTA CRUMB: Tiny Treasure Hunter”