Kid Lit Village: THE STARS BECKONED

Hello Readers, Welcome to Kid Lit Village blog! This week we have this gorgeous book titled THE STARS BECKONED: Edward White’s Amazing Walk in Space by Candy Wellins, illustrated by Courtney Dawson. It is published by Philomel Books, April 20,2021. A lyrical picture book biography of Edward White, the first American to walk in space–andContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: THE STARS BECKONED”

Kid Lit Love: Lloyd Finds His Whalesong

Hello Readers, welcome to Kid Lit Love where I share new release children’s books on Mondays with author and/or illustrator features. This week I have the pleasure of featuring the picture book, LLOYD FINDS HIS WHALESONG by Skylaar Amann! And I’m super excited that we are offering two critique giveaways for picture book writers. SkylaarContinue reading “Kid Lit Love: Lloyd Finds His Whalesong”

Coming Soon on Kid Lit Love!

Oh my! There are so many wonderful picture books about to be released over the next few months. Check out these books being featured soon here on the Kid Lit Love blog. I hope you’ll stop by on Mondays to read interviews with these creative and talented authors. Pour a cup of tea and findContinue reading “Coming Soon on Kid Lit Love!”

Kid Lit Love: National Regular Average Ordinary Day

Welcome to the Kid Lit Love blog series, celebrating new picture book releases every Monday! Today’s new release is by Lisa Katzenberger, illustrated by Barbara Bakos, titled NATIONAL REGULAR AVERAGE ORDINARY DAY from Penguin Workshop. This celebratory book will be available June 23, 2020. Synopsis: Peter does not like being bored, so he comes up withContinue reading “Kid Lit Love: National Regular Average Ordinary Day”

Kid Lit Love: Bedtime, Daddy!

I am thrilled to be returning to my Kid Lit Love series featuring picture books from members of the Kid Lit Community! Today’s book, to be released in May 2020, is titled BEDTIME, DADDY! by Sharon Giltrow, illustrated by Katrin Dreiling, published by EK Books. SYNOPSIS Putting Daddy to bed can be hard work. EspeciallyContinue reading “Kid Lit Love: Bedtime, Daddy!”

Stories from my Childhood

Hi There! I thought it might be fun to share some stories from my childhood. Some of these are my own memories and some were shared with me by parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles. I’ll admit my memories may be off a little, but what the heck. We all love a good story. MONEY AtContinue reading “Stories from my Childhood”

Kid Lit Love: Lion and Rabbit’s Opposite Day by Tara J. Hannon

Hello Readers and Lovers of Picture Books! Since I have a newfound appreciation for book reviews, I’m on a mission to post one picture book review each month of a book I love.  All the picture books I review in 2018 from this point forward will be the books of 12×12 members! So here isContinue reading “Kid Lit Love: Lion and Rabbit’s Opposite Day by Tara J. Hannon”