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.

Perfect Picture Book Friday: OPAL LEE – And What It Means to be Free Plus Giveaway

Hello dear friends! Welcome back to the first Perfect Picture Book Friday of 2022. Today’s book is a celebration of activist Opal Lee who advocated for the recognition of Juneteenth as a national holiday. And thanks to the generosity of the author and her publisher, there will be a giveaway – please make sure to leave a comment and spread the word on your social media so that the world finds out about this fabulous book that launches on January 11, 2022. With Covid still a huge presence in our world, authors need our help more than ever. Please tweet about the book, share on FB, Instagram, or other social media platforms, ask your library to purchase a copy, tell friends about it, and review the book on Amazon, Goodreads, and/or B&N. Most of these actions don’t cost any money, but they are important to the success of a book.

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Book Birthday: HOW DO YOU LOVE? Plus Giveaway

What a AMAZING way to start off the New Year, dear friends!!!

It’s the launch of a beautiful new book from author Kellie Byrnes, who resides in beautiful Queensland, Australia! So, please join with me in singing…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TO YOU! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TO YOU! HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO:

Written by Kellie Byrnes – Illustrated by Melina Ontiveros – Published by Feiwel & Friends

Here’s a little synopsis from Amazon:

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