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”
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!”
As you may know, I took up the challenge to write a poem a day in April. So far, so good. Exploring poetry forms is something I’d like to do further so I chose the villanelle form to explore. How would it be to write a poem that fits this form? A villanelle is aContinue reading “April is Poetry Month: My Mountain Home”
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”
I’m taking a little break from Kid Lit Village to celebrate poetry month. I’ve been working on the poem-a-day challenge for the month of April. My poems are drafts and I like to think of them as rough diamonds that have yet to be polished. Here’s an example of an unpolished poem, inspired by aContinue reading “Poetry Month: The Slide”