Author Archives: Joanna

Hoot and Peep, A Song For Snow – Perfect Picture Book Friday

  This is my final Perfect Picture Book of the year and I want to wish you all a peaceful festive season, whether your snow or beach bound! Bonnes Fêtes! Title: Hoot and Peep, A Song For Snow Author & … Continue reading

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Book Review and Author Interview with Margaret Peterson Haddix

Titles: Books 1 and 2 in Children of Exile Series   Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2016 & 2017 Ages: 9 -12 Themes: siblings, friends, aliens, adventure, saving humanity Genre: dystopian   Children … Continue reading

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Pond – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Pond Author & Ilustrator: Jim LaMarche Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2016 Ages: 5-8 Themes: pond, discovery, seasons   Opening: This is so weird,” I said to myself as I watched the clear water bubble up from the ground. We had always called … Continue reading

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