Kid Lit Village: ABC RISE UP AND BE

Hello Readers! Welcome to Kid Lit Village where every Monday we feature a new children’s book plus an author or illustrator interview. Today the featured book is ABC RISE UP AND BE by Annemarie Riley Guertin! The book is illustrated by Sandie Sonke and published by Bushel and Peck. BOOK SYNOPSIS: In a world whereContinue reading “Kid Lit Village: ABC RISE UP AND BE”

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!”

A Book Designed to Inspire

One of the many thoughts in my mind as I was writing Katie Shaeffer, Pancake Maker involved inspiration.  I love the way that picture books can inspire children’s play and I wanted to create a picture book that would inspire children to construct their own unique creations out of free reusable items that are readily available atContinue reading “A Book Designed to Inspire”

Working With a Book Designer

  My first experience working with a book designer is something I’ve looked forward to for a long time. Now it is actually happening! As a teacher, I had hoped to do a lot of this work over the summer but that just didn’t happen.  I admit, I got a lot of work done preparingContinue reading “Working With a Book Designer”