Hello Kid Lit Village readers! Are there any indie bookstores in your neighbourhood? We are super fortunate in Victoria British Columbia to have several indie bookstores in our city. I plan to feature a new bookstore each month with a peek inside at the children’s section of each store. Munro’s Books is an iconic storeContinue reading “Exploring Indie Bookstores: Munro’s Books”
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Haiku Saturday: Gingko Leaves
Don’t you absolutely love this shade of gingko green? It’s gorgeous. Happy Saturday!
Kid Lit Village Review: Other Words for Home
Hello lovely blog readers! Welcome back to Kid Lit Village for a Friday book review. Today I’m featuring OTHER WORDS FOR HOME by Jasmine Warga. This is my kind of book! Interesting, unique characters, great plot, and a satisfying ending. Add to that well-chosen words and I’m a happy reader. If you like novels inContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Review: Other Words for Home”
Ten Tips for Beginning Picture Book Writers
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”
Kid Lit Village Review: Everything You Need for a Treehouse
Hello Readers! I’m happy to have another book review for you. Thanks for visiting the Kid Lit Village blog! This picture book is by Carter Higgins and Emily Hughes: Everything You Need for a Treehouse. The title has such childhood appeal, I couldn’t resist this book! This book is published by Chronicle Books. Treehouses areContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Review: Everything You Need for a Treehouse”
Wednesday’s Inspiration: Small Steps
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!”