Perfect Picture Book Friday: TOGETHER WITH YOU Plus Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends. Today’s featured book grabbed my heart…both the words and the art! And you are all in for a huge treat because author Patricia Toht, a long-time kid-lit friend of mine, stopped by to share her path to publication. I know how helpful it is for aspiring authors and multi-published ones to hear about other writing journeys. Plus, Patricia is generously offering a signed copy of TOGETHER WITH YOU to one lucky winner!

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: HAPPY OWL-OWEEN Plus Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends. The days are getting shorter, the temps are getting colder…and we are getting closer to a holiday that used to be a huge favorite with my kids: HALLOWEEN. They loved dressing up, they loved staying up later, and most of all, they loved the – CANDY! Of course, I always tried to make healthy snacks to give out when kids came trick-or-treating…but that stopped when we had that scare in the fall of 1982 and we were checking our kid’s candy and only giving out stuff that was sealed. And I cannot tell a lie…even before that I would confiscate their trick-or-treat bags and dole out one piece a day…first of all because I didn’t want them eating too much…and second of all, because I was a lover of candy and would pull out the York Peppermint Patties (remember those?) which were my favorite. These days, I love Twix and KitKats – my grandson is a sweetheart and always shares those with me. And now, finally, let’s meet our Perfect Picture Book, HAPPY OWL-OWEEN! A Halloween Story by the lovely Laura Gehl who is offering a giveaway of a brand new copy…please make sure you leave a comment. Maybe you can tell us what your favorite candy is. Or maybe you can share what character you had the most fun dressing up as.

HAPPY OWL-OWEEN: A Halloween Story

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: THE CRAB BALLET Plus Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends! And guess what? It’s also Happy International Dance Day! Isn’t this the perfect day to feature this beautiful new book from one of our kid lit community’s most beloved mentors, Lyrical Language Lab guru Renee LaTulippe. And when you are finished reading this post, please make sure you leave a comment to be entered in the giveaway because one lucky winner will receive a copy of THE CRAB BALLET, thanks to the lovely Renee.

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