About viviankirkfield

Writer for children - Reader forever - Mom of 3, educator, author of FOUR OTTERS TOBOGGAN: AN ANIMAL COUNTING BOOK (PomegranateKids, PIPPA'S PASSOVER PLATE (Holiday House), SWEET DREAMS, SARAH (Creston Books); MAKING THEIR VOICES HEARD: THE INSPIRING FRIENDSHIP OF ELLA FITZGERALD AND MARILYN MONROE (Little Bee Books); FROM HERE TO THERE: INVENTIONS THAT CHANGED THE WAY THE WORLD MOVES (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Jan 19, 2021); PEDAL, BALANCE, STEER: Annie Londonderry, First Woman to Bike Around the World (Cawkins Creek/Boyds Mills & Kane, Spring 2023) picture book junkie, lover of travel, hiking, fly-fishing, cooking, and playing Monopoly with my young grandson.

RAJANI LAROCCA & ARCHANA SREENIVASAN: Will Write & Illustrate for Cookies PLUS Giveaway

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TODAY’S GUESTS

RAJANI LAROCCA AND ARCHANA SREENIVASAN

Last week, SEVEN GOLDEN RINGS was our Perfect Picture Book Friday feature. And today we are so very fortunate because both the author and the illustrator are stopping in and chatting with us.

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: OSCAR’S AMERICAN DREAM

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends. I love today’s featured book!

When I was growing up, we lived with my grandmother who had sailed to America when she was a teenager. She told me stories of those early days in New York City and so, when I read OSCAR’S AMERICAN DREAM, it brought back happy memories.

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Happy Book Birthday: SPIRITS AMONG US – Plus Giveaway

Most of the books I post about are picture books – and occasionally middle grade…but once in a while, a dear friend like Sherry Howard launches a YA and, when that happens, I just have to SING!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO SPIRITS AMONG US!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!

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