Children's books

A Tisket A Tasket, Books for your Easter Basket!

Originally posted on Picture Book Playlist:
Pssst! If you see the Easter Bunny remind him to put a few books in his gift baskets! Children will no doubt gobble up these sweet spring picture books like candy! Click on the book covers of these new hits and oldies but goodies for more information or to…

Children's books

Balloon Trees Has a Birthday

Ever wonder how a balloon is made?

Children's books

Nonsense! The Curious Story of Edward Gorey plus Author Interview

★ “A stellar biography, as creepy and fun as its subject.” —Kirkus, STARRED review I’ve been a big fan of Edward Gorey for ages. His creepy, creative prose and eccentric style appeals to me. So when I heard there was going to be a children’s book on the biography of this brilliant man, I couldn’t…… Continue reading Nonsense! The Curious Story of Edward Gorey plus Author Interview

Tips for Writing

Pixar’s 22 Rules for Storytelling

Storytelling (and writing picture books) is an art and is complex in it’s seemingly simplicity. So, who better to learn from than Pixar? Read and start implementing these tips to turn your good writing into great writing. Number 7 and 12 are big for me—knowing the ending before I start writing a new story helps…… Continue reading Pixar’s 22 Rules for Storytelling

Children's books

Daddies Do: “A Rhyming Ode to all things Daddy.”

Picture book review of Daddies Do by Lezlie Evans and Elisa Ferro.

Children's books

Happy Golden Book Birthday, The Colors of Winter!

Book Review: The Colors of Winter

Children's books

5 Reasons to Read Neema’s Reason to Smile

Picture book review: Neema’s Reason to Smile