Joanna MarpleIn her 20's. Joanna took her guitar and rucksack and wandered the continents, getting involved with some wonderful people, projects and stories. Right now she is a European transplant in the US who writes young adult novels and picture books that offer readers mirrors and windows; lives to 'live' and worlds to explore. Joanna believes equity and empathy should be at he core of our actions and words. She is also a school librarian and gets a kick out of book-matchmaking.
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Susanna Leonard Hill is hosting her 5th Annual Halloweensie Contest on her blog: write a 100-word Halloween story appropriate for children using the words costume, dark and haunt. All the other amazing entries can be found here. What does a … Continue reading
Title: baby bear sees BLUE Written and illustrated by Ashley Wolff Published by Beach Lane Books, 2012 Ages: 2-6 Themes: colors, bears, daily rhythm Opening Lines: Deep down in the den, baby bear wakes up. He yawns and blinks and stretches … Continue reading
Title: No Fair – Science Fair Written and illustrated by Nancy Poydar Published by Holiday House, 2011 Ages: 5-8 Themes: science projects, competition, birds, perseverance, school Opening Lines: Mr Zee’s class was having a science fair. Otis had tried lots of project … Continue reading