Help Me Decide!

I’m super excited that my next book is nearing publication! I want your input. What do you think would make the best back cover for my early chapter book, The Lullaby Monsters? This night time adventure features Kelsey and Thomas who meet a bunch of monsters. When monsters steal Thomas’ most prized possession, Kelsey andContinue reading “Help Me Decide!”

Kid Lit Love: Noah Noasaurus

Elaine Kiely Kearns does so much for the kid lit community. She and Sylvia Liu are responsible for the kid lit 411 website which provides a wealth of information for aspiring writers. If you haven’t checked it out, I encourage you to do so. I was excited to receive a copy of Elaine’s debut picture book, titledContinue reading “Kid Lit Love: Noah Noasaurus”

Kid Lit Love: Finn Finds a Friend by Jenna Grodzicki and Alexis St. John

Welcome to Friday’s Kid Lit Love!  Today I’m reviewing FINN FINDS A FRIEND by Jenna Grodzicki and Alexis St. John, published by Clear Fork Publishing. My Review: In a blend of fiction and non-fiction, Jenna Grodzicki tells the story of Finn, the playful lemon shark. Finn tries to play with other creatures (lemon sharks, seaContinue reading “Kid Lit Love: Finn Finds a Friend by Jenna Grodzicki and Alexis St. John”

Happy Monday!

Here’s a chance to learn a little about the writer behind the blog.  Thanks for stopping by to read 🙂 So my story for this week continues on the walking theme.  As I mentioned, I like to go for walks.  And living in Victoria, B.C. is great for that because year round, the weather isContinue reading “Happy Monday!”

Kid Lit Love: Spork by Kyo Maclear and Isabelle Arsenault

Hello Readers and Lovers of Picture Books! Since I have a great appreciation for book reviews, I’m on a mission to post one picture book review each month (weekly over the summer months) of a book I love.  All the picture books I review in 2018 from this point forward will be the books ofContinue reading “Kid Lit Love: Spork by Kyo Maclear and Isabelle Arsenault”

Welcome!

Hello and Welcome! I’m happy you’re here.  I hope you’ll take some time to pour a cup of tea or a nice cool glass of lemonade or whatever you fancy.  Then I hope you’ll spend a few moments reading. I’m an early childhood educator, a picture book writer and a music teacher.  I do myContinue reading “Welcome!”

Sale: Katie Shaeffer

Hello Readers! Just want to let you know, Katie Shaeffer Pancake Maker is now $5.00 off on amazon.ca That’s 35 percent off the retail price!  Being Canadian is a really good thing. And by the way, Canada just celebrated its birthday…151 years young!