Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends! One of my fondest memories is of going to Coney Island – the famous beach in Brooklyn, New York. I’d build sandcastles as the water lapped at my creation, eat hot dogs from Nathan’s, slathered with mustard, and skip along the boardwalk, hoping my parents would buy me a cone filled with soft-serve ice cream – vanilla, of course! But one of the things I loved best of all was when I got a chance to ride the carousel. Round and round we’d go…my gallant steed bringing me ever so close to the machine that dispensed brass rings. If you were able to grab one, you got a free ride! I’d stretch out my arm, lean as far as I could, and…usually miss. But I can guarantee that if you grab today’s selection at your favorite indie bookstore, you will definitely be a winner – of SEVEN GOLDEN RINGS!Continue reading
Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends.
Oh dear, such sadness in the world…and now with the recent events in this country, it’s even more important to give children books that mirror kindness and inclusion.
And that’s why I’m thrilled to feature this book – I was lucky enough to get an early peek at the ARC when I paneled with Lindsay Leslie at the NCTE last November. And Lindsay is generously offering a DOUBLE GIVEAWAY…one person will win a copy of the book…and another person will win a Picture Book Manuscript Critique…the book is a treasure…and I can tell you that Lindsay gives brilliant critiques!
Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends!
As a lover of libraries, I’m a sucker for any picture book that has a library theme. And so, when I saw this one that just launched THIS WEEK, I knew I wanted to turn the spotlight on it. Plus, the author and publisher are providing a brand new copy as a giveaway! Woo-Hoo!! And the author, Carolyn Leiloglou, will be stopping by to visit with us tomorrow for a Q&A…and you won’t want to miss her amazing dessert recipe!