Perfect Picture Book Friday: MAYA’S TREASURE Plus Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends. Back in 2020, one of our Will Write for Cookies guests was the lovely Laurie Smollett Kutscera. Her wonderful MG chapter book, ADVENTURES OF A MAGICIAN’S SON, had just been published. And now, I’m thrilled to feature her debut picture book, MAYA’S TREASURE. Congratulations, Laurie! The book is amazing!

Written and illustrated by Laurie Smollett Kutscera – Published by Peter Pauper Press
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Happy Birthday, One-Year Old: WILDLIFE ON PAPER Plus Giveaway

Have you ever heard of this book? Part of me hopes you are saying no…because then you can run right out and request a copy from your local indie bookstore or tell your local library to put it on their shelves. I hadn’t heard of it either. But it’s truly one of the most uniquely beautiful books I’ve ever seen and I am so honored to be singing a Happy One-Year Birthday to WILDLIFE ON PAPER: Animals at Risk Around the Globe by the exceptionally talented artist and illustrator, Kunal Kundu.

Written and illustrated by Kunal Kundu – Published by West Margin Press – Sept 22, 2020
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Happy Book Birthday: PURA’S CUENTOS Plus Giveaway

Aren’t we so lucky? Beautiful important books just keep on coming! And today I’m thrilled to sing a grateful Happy Book Birthday to Annette Bay Pimentel’s latest picture book: PURA’S CUENTOS: How Pura Belpre Reshaped Libraries with Her Stories. I’ve always been such a fan of libraries and librarians…so books about them are going to definitely find a place on my shelves. And we are lucky for another reason…one person who leaves a comment and shares this post will win a copy of this amazing book!!

Written by Annette Bay Pimentel – Illustrated by Magaly Morales – Published by Abrams Books
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