Kid Lit Village: 30,000 STITCHES: The Inspiring Story of the National 9/11 Flag

Hello Readers! Welcome to Kid Lit Village. This week, I have the pleasure of interviewing Amanda Davis, author of 30,000 STITCHES: The Inspiring Story of the National 9/11 Flag. The book is illustrated by Sally Wern Comport and published by Worthy Kids, May 2021. Book Synopsis: 30,000 STITCHES tell the true story of the 30-footContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: 30,000 STITCHES: The Inspiring Story of the National 9/11 Flag”

Kid Lit Village: THE BOOK OF RULES

Hello Readers! Welcome to Kid Lit Village blog where I feature authors and illustrators of picture books. This week, I’m pleased to introduce Brian Gehrlein, author of THE BOOK OF RULES, illustrated by Tom Knight, published by Farrar, Strauss and Giroux. You may also know Brian from Picture Book Spotlight. Synopsis: An interactive picture bookContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: THE BOOK OF RULES”

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 Village Spring Giveaway!

It is time for our Kid Lit Village Spring Giveaway. It has been such fun to feature all these amazing new authors and illustrators from the Kid Lit community. In celebration of spring and our growing village of children’s book writers and illustrators, We are super excited to offer the following prizes: Prize 1: PictureContinue reading “Kid Lit Village Spring Giveaway!”

Kid Lit Village: COW SAYS MEOW

Hello Readers! Today on the Kid Lit Village blog series we are featuring author, Kirsti Call and her new book, COW SAYS MEOW, illustrated by Brandon James Scott. COW SAYS MEOW is published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021. A humorous picture book filled with wordplay and mixed-up onomatopoeia, Cow Says Meow features bold graphic art, silly animals, and uniqueContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: COW SAYS MEOW”

Kid Lit Village: A GIRL’S BILL OF RIGHTS

Hello Readers! Welcome to the Kid Lit Village blog. I’m glad you decided to stop by. Today I’m featuring the book A GIRL’S BILL OF RIGHTS by Amy Mucha, illustrated by Addy Rivera Sonda. A GIRL’S BILL OF RIGHTS is published by Beaming Books. Amy will share a bit of her writing process with you,Continue reading “Kid Lit Village: A GIRL’S BILL OF RIGHTS”

Writing Resolutions 2021

Hello Readers! I’m not much of a resolution-type of person BUT I do like having goals and a focused direction so I am going to share my writing resolutions for 2021. Even though there were a lot of other challenges in 2020, writing wise, the year was actually pretty good to me; here are theContinue reading “Writing Resolutions 2021”

Kid Lit Love: Meet the Village

Hello Readers! I can’t believe we are here at the end of the summer and getting ready for fall. If you’ve been following for some time, you know I’ve done a sprinkling of picture book features and interviews prior to this year. But 2020 has been the year for Kid Lit Love to really getContinue reading “Kid Lit Love: Meet the Village”