Hello Readers! I’m glad you stopped by the blog today. For our first blog post with the brand new shiny name, Kid Lit Village, I’m featuring the fiction picture book, I MISS YOUR SUNNY SMILE by Deb Adamson and Anne Zimanski which is coming out in February, 2021. And here’s the preorder link for aContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: I MISS YOUR SUNNY SMILE”

Katie Shaeffer Pancake Maker: Read Aloud

Hello Readers! Pancake Day is February 16, 2021 and I’ve uploaded a read aloud video for you to enjoy! Katie Shaeffer, read by the author, (that’s me!) is a great book for your 3-8 year old, especially those who enjoy characters like Jillian Jiggs. And yes, those are my very dry hands in the video.Continue reading “Katie Shaeffer Pancake Maker: Read Aloud”

Kid Lit Village: Bringing Together Children’s Book Creators and Readers

Hello Readers! Did you know the name from last year’s Kid Lit Love blog is changing to Kid Lit Village! And we have this cute new infographic featuring art by Paula Nasmith. I hope you’ll stop by and discover new books this year. Most books will be picture books, both fiction and non-fiction with theContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: Bringing Together Children’s Book Creators and Readers”

Pancake Day!

Hello Readers! I just realized, Pancake Day is on Feburary 16, 2021. 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). KATIE SHAEFFER PANCAKE MAKER was written withContinue reading “Pancake Day!”

Kid Lit Love Blog Break

Hello Readers! It has been such a pleasure interviewing authors and illustrators for the Kid Lit Love series this year. Just a quick post with a few of my most loved picture books for you. Do you have a picture book coming out in 2021? Please get in touch as I would love to featureContinue reading “Kid Lit Love Blog Break”