Babies Love Board Books

We are happy to announce that SWALLOW THE LEADER is now in board book format! This is not a tiny board book but a 10 x 9 LAP Board Book that’s big enough for one-on-one fun or sharing with a group.  This edition is sure to elicit grabbing, chewing, giggling and hugging from the tiniest book lovers! Plus, look below for fun downloadable activity pages…… Continue reading Babies Love Board Books

Rocket-Bye Baby Pre-Order and Cover Reveal!

  Rocket-Bye Baby is available for pre-order now and will land on shelves everywhere January 8, 2019! Don’t you just love this cover? Wait until you see the interior with the orange and pink sunset and the dreamy outer-space landscape. Ziyue Chen’s illustrations are out of this world! Here’s a bit about the book: When…… Continue reading Rocket-Bye Baby Pre-Order and Cover Reveal!

GUEST POST: Author Laura Sassi with The Power of Setting in Picture Books

I have a special treat for you today! Author Laura Sassi is joining us to share her insights on SETTING in picture books! Laura is the author of the delightful GOODNIGHT, MANGER, GOODNIGHT, ARK, DIVA DELORES AND THE OPERA HOUSE MOUSE and the forthcoming, LOVE IS KIND each with just the right setting to make…… Continue reading GUEST POST: Author Laura Sassi with The Power of Setting in Picture Books

Balloon Trees (Let’s celebrate with free books!)

Balloons do come from trees…rubber trees! Have you ever wondered how balloons are made? This rhyming story follows the wide variety of steps involved in the balloon process, starting with the tapping of the rubber trees, to the ship that carries the liquid rubber to the factory, to the manufacturing process… all so you can…… Continue reading Balloon Trees (Let’s celebrate with free books!)

Springtime Babies (plus giveaway!)

A new Little Golden Book has hatched!  I’m so proud to share Springtime Babies with you all!  When you write a story, you have no idea if first, it will sell, and second what it will look like when the editor and illustrator do their magic.  I couldn’t be more pleased! Takako Fisher’s artwork makes…… Continue reading Springtime Babies (plus giveaway!)

The Hawk of the Castle (plus giveaway!)

The Hawk of the Castle: A Story of Medieval Falconry by Danna Smith illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline published by Candlewick Press Nonfiction Picture Book Ages 4 and up ISBN-10: 0763679925 ISBN-13: 978-0763679927 It’s here! To celebrate the release of The Hawk of the Castle: A Story of Medieval Falconry, we are giving away books! Fly…… Continue reading The Hawk of the Castle (plus giveaway!)

Arrr! Some of Me Favorite Pirate Books

With Talk Like a Pirate Day sneaking up on us (September 19th), I am sharing some of my favorite pirate books for every age.  Hoist the little ones into the ship, put on ye best pirate voice (grunts, growls, and bad grammar allowed), and prepare for four pirate adventures.   Ned the Knitting Pirate by Diana Murray and…… Continue reading Arrr! Some of Me Favorite Pirate Books