Kid Lit Village Review: When We are Kind

Hello Readers! It’s been a long time since my last Kid Lit Village book review. I’m happy to do a review for WHEN WE ARE KIND by Monique Gray Smith and Nicole Neidhardt. It is published by Orca Books. As a nature preschool educator in British Columbia, Truth and Reconciliation and connection to land areContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Review: When We are Kind”

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: The Dog With the Crooked Tail

Hello lovely readers! I’m happy you’re here for another Kid Lit Village interview. On Mondays, I do interviews with children’s book authors and illustrators. I love it when I can feature a local author! Today I’m pleased to introduce you to Chelsea Richardson, who is the author of THE DOG WITH THE CROOKED TAIL, aContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: The Dog With the Crooked Tail”

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 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”

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: James’ Reading Rescue

Hello lovely readers! And welcome back to Kid Lit Village. Today I have an interview with Dianna Wilson Sirkovsky along with a feature of her book, James’ Reading Rescue, published by Clavis Books. The book is Illustrated by Sara Casilda. Synopsis: James struggles with reading – and even has to miss recess to practice! FeelingContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: James’ Reading Rescue”

Kid Lit Village Review: Frank and Bean, Food Truck Fiasco

Hello Readers! I’m excited to share a new book review with you. Today, I’m featuring FRANK AND BEAN: Food Truck Fiasco by Jamie Michalak and Bob Kolar. It is an early chapter book, published by Candlewick Press. It is part of the Candlewick Sparks series. I received a copy for review. Kids will gobble upContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Review: Frank and Bean, Food Truck Fiasco”

Kid Lit Village: Annely So, Illustrator

Hello and welcome back to Kid Lit Village, where children’s authors and illustrators are featured. Today, I’m thrilled to interview Annely So, who is a member of my local SCBWI group, in fact, she serves as Assistant Regional Advisor for SCBWI Canada West. We have something else in common too: we are both teachers ofContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: Annely So, Illustrator”