Book Birthday: IF YOUR BABYSITTER IS A BRUJA Plus Giveaway

Hurray! It’s another fabulous new book! It’s filled with heart and humor and the illustrations just pop right off the page! A new favorite for bedtime, Halloween-time, or any time you want to read a great book to your kids! And thanks to the author, you might be the lucky winner of a copy of this book…make sure you leave a comment and share the post!

Written by Ana Siquiera – Illustrated by Irena Freitas – Published by Simon & Schuster
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Happy Book Birthday: IF ANIMALS TRIED TO BE KIND Plus Double Giveaway

I’m definitely dancing for the launch of two new board books from one of the kid lit community’s favorite people! Ann Whitford Paul’s Writing Picture Books: A Hands On Guide From Story Creation to Publication was the FIRST book on the craft of writing that I read! How about you?

But Ann is a prolific writer of picture books and board books, too! Did you know that? And these two new ones are part of a fabulous series sure to delight all the littles you know.

This one launched on August 2nd:

Written by Ann Whitford Paul – Illustrated by David Walker – Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux
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Perfect Picture Book Friday: LOLA CAN’T LEAP

Is it Friday already? I’m not sure what is happening to time…is it just me or is it going faster for everyone?

But the good thing is that Friday means we get to read and review another wonderful picture book – hurray! And not only is today’s book by one of my dearest critique buddies, but it has also been KID-TESTED by my 5-year old granddaughter…I read it to her on Skype…and she loved it! She saw the cover and said Continue reading