Big Bear was not the Same, written by Joanna Rowland and illustrated by John Ledda Recently a dear friend of mine and her daughter went through a traumatic incident. There are not many picture books that deal with difficult topics for children but they are so very important. This one is a great addition to... Read More
I love a good writing competition! They challenge you to write something fresh, get those creative juices flowing and step outside your comfort zone. It’s also a wonderful way to connect with other writers of kid lit and have a little fun together. Below is my entry for this year’s #FallWritingFrenzy 2021 competition. ONE FULL... Read More
Planting Friendship: Peace, Salaam, Shalom By Melissa Stoller, Callie Metler and Shirin Raham and illustrated by Kate Talbot. I was lucky enough to have been given an early copy of this lovely new picture book, by some amazing and talented writing friends in America, in exchange for an honest review. I took the opportunity to... Read More
So You Want To Build A Library, written by Lindsay Leslie and illustrated by Aviel Basil I loved, loved, loved this picture book! It is super fun. The cover just oozes imagination, humor and adventure and the book inside does not disappoint either! The wording is friendly, uplifting, empowering and not heavy handed at all.... Read More