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”

Kid Lit Village: Jellies in the Belly

I’m thrilled to have a new guest on the Kid Lit Village blog today. As you may know, I am Canadian, and I love to feature books by Canadian authors and illustrators. Add to that the fact that I teach nature preschool and am drawn to books with topics related to the natural world andContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: Jellies in the Belly”

Kid Lit Village: GOOD NIGHT (not really)

Hello Lovely Readers! I’m glad you stopped by Kid Lit Village today. I hope you have something nice to drink with you and you’ll settle in for a chance to read this interview with author, Nan Evenson and the feature on her children’s book, GOOD NIGHT (not really). The book is illustrated by Karina MatkevychContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: GOOD NIGHT (not really)”

Kid Lit Village: MIA AND NATTIE: One Great Team!

Happy New Year to all my Kid Lit Village readers! I’m excited to share this picture book at the start of the year as it’s all about love, which is what we could use more of throughout the year. The book is called MIA AND NATTIE: One Great Team! by Marlene M. Bell with illustrationsContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: MIA AND NATTIE: One Great Team!”

Kid Lit Village: author, Janet Halfmann

Hello Readers, and Welcome to Kid Lit Village! Today we have an interview with Janet Halfmann, who has not one, not two, but three new books releasing in 2021! Her books WHO IS SINGING? (summer 2021), YAY FOR BIG BROTHERS! (Nov. 2021), and CATERPILLAR’S SURPRISE (Dec. 2021) are a perfect fit for the blog, whereContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: author, Janet Halfmann”