Tag Archives: children’s books

Happy New Year From My Pen/Keyboard/Paintbrush to Yours!

I continue my new year blog tradition of sharing my word for the year. For 2019 it is —  “Qi.” Or “Chi.” It represents the life force continuing to circulate and move us forward. For me 2018 has been one helluva … Continue reading

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Ziyue Chen – Illustrator Interview

My online author-illustrator friend, Dow Phumiruk has just released a new picture book, Mela and the Elephant, which I love and am reviewing on Friday.  Ziyue Chen’s art beautifully enhances Dow’s text, and in my goal to interview as diverse … Continue reading

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Astronaut Annie – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Continuing my recommendations for Women’s History Month, Astronaut Annie, while fiction is inspired by the many women who have played important roles in space exploration and mission. See #KidlitWomen for daily links to posts by the children’s lit community, in celebration … Continue reading

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