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”
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Bear’s Rainy Day
Here’s my entry for Vivian Kirkfield’s #50PreciousWords contest: BEAR’S RAINY DAY by C. Mackey Bear delays. He dawdles. Rain. Hmmph.Last spring, he woke to sunshine.Yawning, he picks a crooked stick.Dips in a puddle – ripples.He scoops water.Adds dirt.Stirs.“Mud pies for sale!”Raccoons stop for treats.Now soaked, Bear revels in rain.He leaps…SPLASH!Maybe rain is okay.
Kid Lit Village: Bringing Together Children’s Book Creators and Readers
Hello Readers! Did you know the name from last year’s Kid Lit Love blog is changing to Kid Lit Village! And we have this cute new infographic featuring art by Paula Nasmith. I hope you’ll stop by and discover new books this year. Most books will be picture books, both fiction and non-fiction with theContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: Bringing Together Children’s Book Creators and Readers”