Perfect Picture Book Friday: CLOAKED IN COURAGE Plus Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends. You all know what a fan I am of nonfiction picture book bios that uncover little-known heroes and heroines. Today’s featured book definitely falls into that category. CLOAKED IN COURAGE: Uncovering Deborah Sampson, Patriot Soldier by one of my favorite authors and critique buddies, Beth Anderson, launches on November 15th – and I’m jumping for joy! And if you leave a comment and share the post on social media, you might be jumping for joy also because one lucky person is going to win a copy of this brand-new book!

CLOAKED IN COURAGE: Uncovering Deborah Sampson, Patriot Soldier

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Happy Book Birthday: BORN HUNGRY – Julia Child Becomes the ‘French Chef’

I got married in 1967. Anxious to impress my husband with my cooking, I began to amass a collection of cookbooks – one of the first was MASTERING THE ART OF FRENCH COOKING by Julia Child. Coq a Vin (Chicken in Wine) was one of my husband’s absolute favorites. And Quiche Lorraine was another. When I discovered that there was a brand-new picture book about the incomparable Julia, I knew I’d want to celebrate the launch! And perhaps, because she was all about the wonders of French food, we should sing Happy Birthday in French:

Bon Anniversaire to BORN HUNGRY – Julia Child Becomes the ‘French Chef’
And huge congratulations to author Alex Prud’homme (who is Julia’s great nephew) and illustrator Sarah Green and publisher Calkins Creek/Astra.

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