Board Book Saturday: BUTTERFLIES SOAR Plus Giveaway From Me & Promotional Discount From the Publisher

It’s another Board Book Saturday! Last week I mentioned how important board books are in developing literacy skills of little ones including helping young children learn how to use a book. They are constructed so that babies and toddlers with limited fine motor skills can hold them easily and turn the pages, something most cannot do with the pages of a traditional picture book. And the sweetly rounded corners of board book pages are very kid-friendly.

Something else that is very kid-friendly are the two new board books in the Amicus Little Nature Explorers series written by one of my dearest kid-lit friends, Amber Hendricks and illustrated by Gavin Scott. And as we are just coming off of another sensationally successful #50PreciousWords with 756 fabulous entries, I thought it would be perfect to feature Amber’s board books because they started out as contest entries several years ago.

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Happy Book Birthday: HANUKKAH NIGHTS Plus Giveaway

Happy October, everyone! Here in New England, the leaves are changing color, the days are getting shorter, and the temperatures are dropping. But life in the book world is heating up with many new books launching. I’m thrilled to sing Happy Book Birthday to author/illustrator Amalia Hoffman’s newest baby, HANUKKAH NIGHTS! It’s a perfect board book for the little ones…and if you leave a comment and share on social media, you might be the lucky winner of a brand-new copy.

Written and illustrated by Amalia Hoffman – Published by Kar-Ben

Here’s a little bit about the book from the Amazon sales page:
Light the night with color!

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Happy Book Birthday: BABY LOVES #STEM Plus Giveaway

One of my favorite things is to sing happy birthday to a new book! And today is twice as special because…

…we have TWO Book Birthdays to celebrate for the amazing Ruth Spiro. Two beautiful board books in the BABY LOVES series! And not only is Ruth an amazing author…she is also a generous one. She’s offering copies of both of these books as giveaways. Make sure you leave a comment and let us know which one you would prefer: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING on CHRISTMAS or ANGULAR MOMENTUM on HANUKKAH. There will be two winners and if you are chosen, she’ll need to know which book to send to you.


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