Picks for Mother’s Day: Titles from Holman Wang and Lucy Cousins!

Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend, so what a perfect time to talk about two lovely and just-right-for-the-holiday children’s titles courtesy of my friends at Tundra Books, Candlewick Press and Penguin Random House Canada! If you’re interested in exploring more titles for Mother’s Day (and other family-focused titles), be sure to take a look at this list!   “My […]

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Without Further Adieu…

Happy and safe holidays to all!! (I’ve shared the Last Christmas video before, but I cannot help myself, it is forever awesome. Our family may have decorated our tree listening to a Christmas mix with me giving it my all when Last Christmas came on…). Also! Don’t forget to enter the Christmas Picture Books Giveaway (open to Canadian residents until December 31st) if you haven’t yet!                    

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Christmas Picture Book Giveaway!

Welcome to a special giveaway post featuring a bundle of FOUR lovely and lively Christmas-themed picture books- courtesy of my kind friends at Raincoast Books- that I would like to give to one reader in Canada. Read on for more information and details about the picture books and the giveaway! Picture Books: I Got the Christmas Spirit by Connie Schofield-Morrison, […]

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Picture Book Review: She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein by Lynn Fulton & Felicita Sala

Review: She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein by Lynn Fulton, illus. Felicita Sala Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Penguin Random House Canada. Thank you! Publication: September 18, 2018 by Knopf Books for Young Readers Book Description: On the bicentennial of Frankenstein, join Mary Shelley on the night she created the most frightening monster the world has ever seen. […]

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Spotlight & Giveaway featuring THE MORTIFICATION OF FOVEA MUNSON by Mary Winn Heider!

Disney Book Group is partnering with me for a fun giveaway here featuring a fantastically eccentric middle grade read! Read on for my thoughts on Mary Winn Heider’s children’s novel, The Mortification of Fovea Munson, some spooky talk, and all the information you need to enter this perfect-for-Halloween giveaway, open to US residents! The Mortification of Fovea Munson by Mary […]

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Picture Book Review: The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson & Rafael López

Review: The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson, illus. by Rafael López Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Penguin Random House Canada. Thank you! Publication: August 28, 2018 by Nancy Paulsen Books/Penguin Young Readers Group Book Description: National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two-time Pura Belpré Illustrator Award winner Rafael López have teamed up to create a poignant, yet heartening book […]

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Picture Book Review: Sometimes You Fly by Katherine Applegate & Jennifer Black Reinhardt

Review: Sometimes You Fly by Katherine Applegate & Jennifer Black Reinhardt Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you! Publication: April 3, 2018 by Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Book Description: From Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Katherine Applegate, a sweet book of encouragement, filled with humor and insight into the effort behind any meaningful accomplishment in life. A perfect gift […]

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