Children's books

Chicken Wants a Nap

Poor Chicken, all she wants to do is take a nap but every time she finds a good sleeping spot something goes terribly wrong. Will Chicken ever get to snooze? Why I Love this Book Chicken Wants a Nap is a perfect read-aloud. At story time, the kids were able to interact with the story…… Continue reading Chicken Wants a Nap

Children's books

PIRATE NAP turns 7 years old!

What better place for naptime than a grand pirate ship on the high seas? I can’t believe it’s been 7 years since PIRATE NAP was released into the world! It warms my heart when I read online customer reviews like these: “An instant family favorite. I’ve owned it for three months and read it about 12…… Continue reading PIRATE NAP turns 7 years old!

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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

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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