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!”

Mouse’s Kite – Spring Fling Entry

Spring Fling writing contest is hosted by Kaitlin Leann Sanchez and Ciara O’Neal. Write a story geared towards kids 12 or under and choose a gif to inspire your story. Your story should be under 150 words. No illustration notes. Mouse’s Kite by Cynthia Mackey Word count: 120 The clouds formed castles in the skyContinue reading “Mouse’s Kite – Spring Fling Entry”

Kid Lit Village: HE LEADS: MOUNTAIN GORILLA, GENTLE GIANT

Hello Readers! Thanks for stopping by Kid Lit Village this week. I’m thrilled to feature HE LEADS: MOUNTAIN GORILLA, GENTLE GIANT by June Smalls, illustrated by Yumi Shimokawara. Last year, I featured another of June’s books, SHE LEADS: THE ELELPHANT MATRIARCH. It’s a pleasure to have June back on the blog as a guest forContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: HE LEADS: MOUNTAIN GORILLA, GENTLE GIANT”

Kid Lit Village: GOOD NIGHT (not really)

Hello Lovely Readers! I’m glad you stopped by Kid Lit Village today. I hope you have something nice to drink with you and you’ll settle in for a chance to read this interview with author, Nan Evenson and the feature on her children’s book, GOOD NIGHT (not really). The book is illustrated by Karina MatkevychContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: GOOD NIGHT (not really)”

Kid Lit Village: HUGGA LOULA

Hello Readers and welcome to Kid Lit Village! Thanks for stopping by. Just letting you know if you’re new here that Mondays are typically posts about new children’s books and they include an author and/or illustrator interview. I’m pleased to introduce HUGGA LOULA by Nancy Dearborn and Huang Junyan, published by Familius, March 2021. TheContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: HUGGA LOULA”

Kid Lit Village: WHOO WHOO’s OUT THERE

Hello Lovely Readers, and welcome back to the Kid Lit Village blog. Thanks for stopping by. Just reminding you that Mondays are for newly released books and author/illustrator interviews so I hope you’ll come back regularly. Today I’m happy to feature a new book called WHOO WHOO’S OUT THERE?by K.M. Waldvogel and Jayden Ellsworth publishedContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: WHOO WHOO’s OUT THERE”

Pancake Day!

Hello Readers! Pancake Day is Tuesday, March 1st 2022. 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). I wrote this book for teachers and librarians who mayContinue reading “Pancake Day!”

Kid Lit Village: MIA AND NATTIE: One Great Team!

Happy New Year to all my Kid Lit Village readers! I’m excited to share this picture book at the start of the year as it’s all about love, which is what we could use more of throughout the year. The book is called MIA AND NATTIE: One Great Team! by Marlene M. Bell with illustrationsContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: MIA AND NATTIE: One Great Team!”