Perfect Picture Book Friday: Bedtime Daddy PLUS Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends! I took a little PPBF blog break, but I am back with four straight weeks of awesome picture book reviews…and of course, on Mother’s Day which is this Sunday, May 10, I’ll be posting all of the #50PreciousWordsforKids stories…oh my gosh…the ones that have come in are amazing! So, please make sure you come back to read them.

But meanwhile, here’s another story you will want to read. It is launching on May 12! And thanks to the generous publisher, EK Books, you might be the lucky winner of a copy!  I’m really excited about it – the author, Sharon Giltrow, lives in Australia…maybe if I return there, we’ll get to meet in person. And the illustrator is one of my Storm Literary Agency sisters, Katrin Dreiling…love her art!

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: I SEE SEAFOOD Plus Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, my friends! I really can’t believe it is Friday already…the days are FLYING by, just like the leaves from the trees!

But no worries! We’ve got a super cool book today to review and a generous giveaway from author Jenna Grodzicki.

But before we dive in, we have a giveaway winner to announce. A couple of weeks ago, my fabulous illustrator for Making Their Voices Heard: The Inspiring Friendship of Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe, Alleanna Harris, offered an original sketch.  And the winner is:

Pamela Harrison!

Congratulations, Pamela…I will be in touch with you shortly!

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: THE NIGHT BAAFORE CHRISTMAS Plus Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, my friends! For more wonderful book reviews, don’t forget to hop over to Susanna Hill’s blog.

Before we get to our super book, I need to announced some winners of a past giveaway. Earlier this month, we had a double decker prize: a copy of I AM A THIEF by author Abigail Rayner and a pb manuscript critique by the illustrator, Molly Ruttan.

And the winners are:

A copy of I AM A THIEF – Hedy Frazier

A pb ms critique – Lynn Rogalsky

Congratulations! I will be contacting you both shortly!

And the kidlit awesomeness keeps on coming. I’m SOOO excited about our book today…I’ve known the author, Dawn Young, for almost as long as I’ve been in this incredible kidlit world. She and her publisher are providing a copy of the book as a giveaway…so make sure you leave a comment. She was the genius behind Continue reading