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: author, Janet Halfmann

Hello Readers, and Welcome to Kid Lit Village! Today we have an interview with Janet Halfmann, who has not one, not two, but three new books releasing in 2021! Her books WHO IS SINGING? (summer 2021), YAY FOR BIG BROTHERS! (Nov. 2021), and CATERPILLAR’S SURPRISE (Dec. 2021) are a perfect fit for the blog, whereContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: author, Janet Halfmann”

Kid Lit Village: More Interviews Coming

Hello Kid Lit Village blog readers! Thank you so much for stopping by. What a year! There has been more than one author or illustrator reach out to me to either cancel or reschedule interviews because of delays. Wonderful books that authors, illustrators and editors have been hard at work creating but now release datesContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: More Interviews Coming”

Kid Lit Village: SQUIRREL’S SWEATER

Hello Readers! Here we are in November, after what was hopefully a happy Hallowe’en. Today on the Kid Lit Village blog, I’m happy to interview Laura Renauld, author of SQUIRREL’S SWEATER, illustrated by Jennie Poh, published by Beaming Books. ABOUT SQUIRREL’S SWEATER As Winter Warmup approaches, all but one of the woodland friends are bundledContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: SQUIRREL’S SWEATER”

Kid Lit Village: FARM LULLABY

Hello readers and welcome to Kid Lit Village. Here we are in October already! I am thrilled to give a warm welcome to, Karen Jameson, author of FARM LULLABY, which is her third picture book release and there’s more coming from Karen! FARM LULLABY is illustrated by Wednesday Kirwan and published by Chronicle Books. WithContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: FARM LULLABY”

Kid Lit Village: ORIGINAL CAT, COPY CAT

Hello Readers! I’m so glad you’ve stopped by Kid Lit Village today. I’m super excited to interview author/illustrator, Sarah Kurpiel today and feature her recently published book, ORIGINAL CAT, COPY CAT published by Greenwillow, August 2021. Title: ORIGINAL CAT, COPY CAT  Synopsis: Pineapple’s entire routine is turned upside-down when new kitten Kiwi copies everything Pineapple does. ButContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: ORIGINAL CAT, COPY CAT”

Kid Lit Village: Miss Meow

Hello Readers, and welcome to Kid Lit Village! I’m so happy you’re here. Each Monday I feature an author or illustrator interview and a new release children’s book. This week, we welcome MISS MEOW by Jane Smith, publication date: September 28, 2021 by West Margin Press. About the book: An imaginative story about childhood playContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: Miss Meow”

BOOK REVIEW of DAKOTA CRUMB: Tiny Treasure Hunter

Hello and Happy Friday! I’m pleased to post my review of DAKOTA CRUMB: Tiny Treasure Hunter by Jamie Michalak and Kelly Murphy, published by Candlewick Press, 2021. Before I get to the review, let me put in my two cents towards the importance of reviewing the books you read. It is so easy to takeContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW of DAKOTA CRUMB: Tiny Treasure Hunter”