Category Archives: Children’s literature

Kitten and the Night Watchman – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Kitten and the Night Watchman Author: John Sullivan Illustrator: Taeeun Yoo  Publisher: Paula Wiseman Books, 2019 Ages: 3-7 Literary Awards Ezra Jack Keats Book Award for Writer (2019) Themes: night watchmen, different jobs, worry, companionship. Kittens, belonging, comfort Opening: The night watchman hugs … Continue reading

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They, She, He Easy as ABC – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: They, She, He Easy as ABC – learn the ABCs and practice inclusive pronouns! By: Maya and Matthew  Publisher: Reflection Press, April 2019 Ages: 3-6 Themes:  Gender Now Curriculum, LGBTQ, transgender, pronouns, non-binary Opening: Ari loves to arabesque. They hold their pose with ease. … Continue reading

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Author Interview – Sandy Stark-McGinnis

I met Sandy during the SCBWI Nevada 2012 Mentorship program, and we bonded instantly although at the time we were writing for different age groups. We became crit partners and I can honestly say that I believe Sandy’s Middle Grade … Continue reading

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