Kid Lit Village: THIS IS NOT A BOOK!

Hello Readers! Welcome to the Kid Lit Village blog featuring interviews with authors and illustrators of newly released picture books. This week we feature This is NOT a Book! written by Kellie Byrnes. It’s a picture book published by EK Books and illustrated wonderfully by Aśka. It comes out in June 2021. Synopsis: In thisContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: THIS IS NOT A BOOK!”

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: Eat Up, Bear!

Hello Readers! I’m glad you stopped by Kid Lit Village today. This week, I’m featuring fiction picture book, EAT UP BEAR! written by Terry Pierce and illustrated by Nadja Sarell. It is new from Yosemite Conservancy and a book that every outdoorsy family needs! It’s no secret that being outside is great for kids. InterestContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: Eat Up, Bear!”

Kid Lit Village: SQUISH SQUASH SQUISHED

Hello Readers! Welcome to Kid Lit Village, where we feature new release children’s books every Monday. Today’s featured book is SQUISH SQUASH SQUISHED by Rebecca Kraft Rector and illustrated by Dana Wulfekotte, set for release in February 2021. Synopsis: When Max and Molly complain about being squished in the back seat of their gracious-spacious automobile, MomContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: SQUISH SQUASH SQUISHED”

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”

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: Little Mole Finds Hope

I am thrilled to feature Little Mole Finds Hope written by Glenys Nellist, illustrated by Sally Garland, on the Kid Lit Love Blog Series today! Little Mole Finds Hope is published by Beaming Books and comes out in a year (2020) where hope is exactly what the world needs. Synopsis: When Little Mole is feelingContinue reading “Kid Lit Love: Little Mole Finds Hope”

Kid Lit Love Series Resumes!

Hello Picture Book Lovers! I am pleased to announce that my Kid Lit Love Series will resume very soon with a focus on new picture book releases in 2020 both fiction and non-fiction. The entire Kid Lit Community is so amazing and I’ve been fortunate to connect with a number of authors who are releasingContinue reading “Kid Lit Love Series Resumes!”