Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends. And hurray, I am home! My trip to France was amazing. I’ve been sharing some photos on social media. I loved traveling with my son and daughter-in-law and granddaughter, but it is good to be home. Or at least, half-way home. I’m still in Illinois for another 10 days. And I also want to give everyone a heads-up about the writing challenge for children that’s coming up in a couple of weeks: #50PreciousWordsforKids…more about that at the end of this post. But meanwhile, I’m so excited to share this beautiful book which we celebrated in a cover reveal several months ago.Continue reading
WELCOME, WELCOME to the FIFTH ANNUAL #50PreciousWords Contest!!!
I am so very happy you’ve stopped by!
When I first got the idea for this contest back in 2016, I thought a few of my friends might take pity on me and submit a story – to my surprise, there were 128 entries! The winner that year went on to sign with my wonderful agent, Essie White, and the story that won is now part of a beautiful board book series. Several other entries over the years have become books…and I’m thrilled with the positive energy that this contest generates. Continue reading
Hello dear friends! It’s another double-header weekend here at Picture Books Help Kids Soar. Up today for Perfect Picture Book Friday is a brand-new just-about-to-be-launched ONCE UPON A TWISTED TALE. And tomorrow, we’ll be chatting with the author, the lovely Gayle C. Krause who is generously offering the winner of the giveaway the choice of either a signed copy of her new book or a pb manuscript critique…WOW! So please make sure you leave a comment today AND tomorrow…and then you’ll have two chances to win.
But before we get to the review, we need to take care of the prizes from our last giveaway…the fabulous author – illustrator team of Raven Howell and Carina Povarchik. I’m celebrating that they are Storm sisters and the winner will receive a copy of their first book: SHIMMER: SONGS OF NIGHT and their brand-new book: GLIMMER: SING OF SUN. And the winner is:
Congratulations, MARSHAELYN…I’ll be in touch soon for your address to I can send you the books!
And now, back to our regularly scheduled program: Perfect Picture Book Friday
ONCE UPON A TWISTED TALE
Written by Gayle C. Krause Continue reading