A MORNING WITH GRANDPA by Sylvia Liu + Giveaway!

UPDATE: GIVEAWAY WINNER Congratulations to PATRICIA NOZELL! You’ve won a shiny new copy of A Morning with Grandpa! Once upon a time… in a Facebook critique group far, far away, there wrote and drew a talented, poetic girl named Sylvia Liu.  Now, this writer/artist wasn’t just any ordinary writer/artist. This girl had poetry in her soul and she […]

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Poetry Friday: “When You Wander” by Margarita Engle

Hug a tree. Wait for me. That seems like pretty good advice for just about any occasion. But it’s especially good when you’re lost, as today’s guest Margarita Engle teaches us in a most poetic way. You might know Margarita as the Newbery Honor-winning poet behind novels in verse like these with lots of fancy […]

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Benvenuta in Italia, Phyllis!

[heading style=”1″]Benvenuta, Phyllis![/heading] At last Phyllis is ready to show her furry face in Italy! I won’t lie — it’s been a long time coming, but she decided to take her own sweet time and do an extended tour of the country before settling down with us. Being in Italy, it goes without saying that […]

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Perfect Picture Book Friday: Interrupting Chicken

************************************************************************** Last chance to enter the Blog Launch Giveaway! It ends tonight at midnight EST…winners announced tomorrow! ************************************************************************** I’ve got twin toddlers who don’t speak yet, but they sure manage to make a lot of noise anyway. And reading books with them together is downright impossible since they haven’t figured out the art of sharing. […]

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