Happy Book Birthday: ANZU THE GREAT LISTENER Plus Giveaway

I’m definitely dancing today! It was just a year ago that I featured author/illustrator Benson Shum on Will Write and Illustrate for Cookies. We were celebrating the release of his picture book, ANZU THE GREAT KAIJU. And guess what? Today is the launch of the sequel: ANZU, THE GREAT LISTENER! Hold onto your hats, dear friends…Benson shares a bit about his path to publication for this book…and at the end of the post, you can leave a comment for a chance to win a signed copy of the new book, plus some book swag!!!

Continue reading

Happy Book Birthday: DEEP DEEP DOWN: The Secret Underwater Poetry of the Mariana Trench Plus Giveaway

Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! I can’t think of a more fabulous way to usher in the New Year than to sing Happy Birthday to a brand-new STEAM book by author Lydia Lukidis, illustrated by Juan Calle, published by Capstone Editions.

Continue reading

Happy Book Birthday: TEDDY, LET’S GO Plus PB Critique or Author Chat Giveaway

It’s time to sing HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY to another beautiful book! And today’s featured story is definitely going to be a favorite with every kid who loves stuffed animals…which is probably just about every kid, right? It’s written by one of my Storm Literary Agency sisters, Michelle Nott, so I’m especially excited for the launch of TEDDY, LET’S GO! It’s illustrated by Nahid Kazemi and published by Enchanted Lion! And the lovely Michelle is offering a wonderful giveaway…winner’s choice of a Picture Book Critique OR an Author Zoom Chat…when you leave your comment to be entered in the giveaway, please let us know which prize you would prefer!

Continue reading