In 2014, all I had was an idea for a picture book and a desire to create something I could use with my preschool class. Tired of reading Curious George Makes Pancakes, I set out to write a picture book that could capture children’s interest, a pancake book where they could actively engage in theContinue reading “Ten Tips for Beginning Picture Book Writers”
Category Archives: Picture Book Release
Nature Preschool: Eight Keys to Success
Hello to my lovely readers! I know some of you may be curious about nature preschool. How do we have preschool outdoors? Here are eight keys to success. Readers, thank you for stopping by! I hope you’ll venture out and try a walk outdoors. Even if you don’t work in an outdoor program, you canContinue reading “Nature Preschool: Eight Keys to Success”
Kid Lit Village: Santiago’s Dinosaurios
Hello lovely readers! Thanks for stopping by Kid Lit Village this week. It’s a special post for me because I get to feature one of my talented critique partners, Mariana Rios Ramirez. Yay!!! And it’s even more special since I had the privilege of giving feedback on Mariana’s early drafts. SANTIAGO’S DINOSAURIOS is Mariana’s debutContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: Santiago’s Dinosaurios”
Kid Lit Village Review: Santiagos Dinosarios
Hello Lovely readers! Welcome to Kid Lit Village; it’s Friday so time for another book review. I’ve been super excited about this book for a looooong time because Mariana Rios is one of my critique partners and I was lucky enough to be able to read and critique this before publication! I’m working on aContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Review: Santiagos Dinosarios”
Kid Lit Village: If Your Babysitter is a Bruja
Hello Readers! Welcome to Kid Lit Village. This week, I’m delighted to welcome back Ana Siqueira, whose book, Bella’s Recipe for Disaster/Success was released last year. Today, Ana is back with a new release published by Simon Kids titled IF YOUR BABYSITTER IS A BRUJA. The book comes out August 23, 2022. Illustrations are byContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: If Your Babysitter is a Bruja”
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 Interviews Resume May 16!
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!”
Kid Lit Village Book Review: When I Listen to Silence
A picture book about the creative process that takes the reader on a lyrical journey of imagination.