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: 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: ORIGINAL CAT, COPY CAT

Hello Readers! It’s Friday, and I have a little time for a review post this week. Hooray! I had the opportunity to interview Sarah Kurpiel on Monday this week, so do have a look for the post if you’re curious to learn more about Sarah and the process of writing ORIGINAL CAT, COPY CAT. IContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Review: ORIGINAL CAT, COPY CAT”

Pancake Day!

Hello Readers! I just realized, Pancake Day is on Feburary 16, 2021. 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). KATIE SHAEFFER PANCAKE MAKER was written withContinue reading “Pancake Day!”

Katie Shaeffer on Family Book Club

Exciting News! Megan at Fairy Tailed Wish has included my lovely picture book, KATIE SHAEFFER PANCAKE MAKER in her Family Book Club and will have a feature on the book on September the 7th! Woohoo! It seemed like a good fit for Megan’s Family Book Club because it lends itself well to family activities likeContinue reading “Katie Shaeffer on Family Book Club”

Summer Reading Giveaway Winners Announced!

Hello Readers! I am so excited and happy to be giving away books and to announce the winners. Pricilla Alpaugh is the winner of THE LULLABY MONSTERS by Paula Nasmith and myself. Click here to buy THE LULLABY MONSTERS. Kara Sibilia is the winner of TULIP AND DOUG by Emma Wood and Carla Martel! ClickContinue reading “Summer Reading Giveaway Winners Announced!”

Two Days Until Book Release: The Lullaby Monsters

Hi Guys! Only two more days until the book birthday for THE LULLABY MONSTERS! Yay! And that’s when the giveaway starts so be sure to come back for a chance to win. I hope you’ve been enjoying meeting all the characters and getting a sneak peek into their world. Meet Thomas! Name: Thomas (means twin)Continue reading “Two Days Until Book Release: The Lullaby Monsters”

Three Days Until Book Release: The Lullaby Monsters

Hi Guys! I’m happy you’re here and can hardly believe there’s only 3 more days until The Lullaby Monsters, my new early chapter book/picture book hybrid is out in the world. I hope you are enjoying meeting the characters one by one. Starting on June 30th, the book’s birthday, there will be a giveaway toContinue reading “Three Days Until Book Release: The Lullaby Monsters”

Five Days Until Book Release: The Lullaby Monsters

Hi Guys! I’m glad you’re here and I can hardly believe there’s only 5 days to go until the book release for THE LULLABY MONSTERS! I hope you’ll enjoy meeting all the characters and getting a peek into their world. Meet Brio! Name: Brio (means zest) Age: 4 years Birthplace: Castletown Hobby: Hosting Tea PartiesContinue reading “Five Days Until Book Release: The Lullaby Monsters”