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: Gratitude

Hello Everyone! HAPPY NEW YEAR! I just want to thank all the children’s authors and illustrators who’ve shared their stories with me. It takes a leap of faith to put yourself out there and answer questions that are available to all on social media. Thank you for trusting me with your creative work and beingContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: Gratitude”

Kid Lit Village Review IT WILL BE OK: A story of empathy, kindness, and friendship

Hello Readers! It’s Friday and time for another Kid Lit Village Review! Today I’m featuring IT WILL BE OK: A story of empathy, kindness, and friendship by Lisa Katzenberger and Jaclyn Sinquett. This story is wonderful in that it models deep listening skills for how to support a friend. Fears are part of life andContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Review IT WILL BE OK: A story of empathy, kindness, and friendship”

Kid Lit Village Review: Bringing the Outside In

Friday is review day on Kid Lit Village. Since book reviews are so helpful for readers, authors, and illustrators, I try to leave them whenever I can. BRINGING THE OUTSIDE IN is written by Mary McKenna Siddals and illustrated by Patrice Barton. It is published by Random House Books for Young Readers. This book capturedContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Review: Bringing the Outside In”

Kid Lit Village: LET’S BE FRIENDS

Hello and welcome to Kid Lit Village blog. I’m delighted to feature this adorable board book, LET’S BE FRIENDS by Violet Lemay, published by Harper Collins. __________Synopsis: This lift-the-flap board book filled with warm and lively illustrations by Violet Lemay teaches toddlers all about friendship. We’re different! We’re the same! Can we be friends? Of courseContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: LET’S BE FRIENDS”

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”

Kid Lit Village: More Interviews Coming

Hello Kid Lit Village blog readers! Thank you so much for stopping by. What a year! There has been more than one author or illustrator reach out to me to either cancel or reschedule interviews because of delays. Wonderful books that authors, illustrators and editors have been hard at work creating but now release datesContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: More Interviews Coming”

Kid Lit Village Review: SQUIRREL’S SWEATER

Friday is review day on Kid Lit Village. Not every Friday though, as this busy preschool teacher needs time to rest after being out on the trails with four year olds all day. Book reviews are so important to authors and illustrators, who put so much work into their creations and they help readers toContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Review: SQUIRREL’S SWEATER”