Perfect Picture Book Friday: THE LOUD LIBRARIAN Plus Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends. I have a special connection with today’s featured book. Some of you might know that my very first real job was working in a library while I was in college. I remember we had those big metal boxes and I had to pack them with books that had been returned to our branch of the Brooklyn Public Library…but they were originally borrowed from a different location and needed to be sent back. For me, it was magical no matter what job they gave me to do because all through my childhood, libraries were like a second home. And so, when I heard about THE LOUD LIBRARIAN, I knew it was a book I’d want to share with all of you.

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Happy Book Birthday: THE MOON FROM DEHRADUN Plus Giveaway

I remember several years ago I visited Shirin Shamsi’s home. She read me a story of her heart…a story she wanted to tell…about the Partition and her mother’s experience.

Somehow, Shirin had found the exact perfect way to tell this story. I was connected from the very first moment…and I felt blessed for the opportunity to take a peek at what happened all those long years ago, from the eyes of a child.

Written by Shirin Shamsi – Illustrated by Tarun Lak – Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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Perfect Picture Book Friday: SECRET SECRET AGENT GUY Plus PB Critique Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends. I’m so excited to turn the spotlight on this new book written by the talented Kira Bigwood and illustrated by the wonderful Celia Krampien. And please make sure you leave a comment because Kira is providing an amazing opportunity for all of you writers…a Picture Book Critique Giveaway!

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