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RANDOLPH THE REINDEER Written by Sean O’Reilly Illustrated by Dave Alvarez Arcana Comics —Nov. 2020 978-1-77135-289-5 62 Pages   Age 4—8 Genre:  Children’s Picture Book, Fiction, Holiday Themes: Christmas, Reindeers, Friendships, Redemption   Synopsis When a beloved family heirloom is destroyed, an ex-hotshot reindeer must brave a deadly snowstorm to reach Santa’s workshop for a replacement … [...]
Mon, Nov 23, 2020, Continue reading at the source
    KENNY & THE BEAST OF BOOKS The Tales of Kenny Rabbit, Bk. 2 Written and Illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi Simon & Schuster BYR—Sept. 2020 978-1-4169-8316-3 216 Pages   Age 7+ Genre:  Chapter Book, Fantasy Themes: Mythical Creatures, Acceptance & Inclusion, Family   Synopsis What can come between TWO BEST FRIENDS? Since we last … [...]
Wed, Nov 18, 2020, Continue reading at the source
    A VERY HUNGRY WOLF Written and Illustrated by Agnese Baruzzi minedition —Sept. 2020 978-988-8342-05-1 16 Pages   Age 2—4 Genre:  Children’s Board Book, Fiction Themes: Flap Books, Animals, Hunger   Synopsis This story is about a HUNGRY wolf. With a quick “chomp, chomp.” he gobbles up whatever animals cross his path! That is, until … [...]
Mon, Nov 16, 2020, Continue reading at the source
    KEEP AN EYE ON IVY   Written and Illustrated by Stéphane Barroux Thames & Hudson—Nov 2020 978-0-500-65253-4 32 Pages   Age 3+ Genre:  Children’s Picture Book, Fiction Themes: Birthdays, Growing Plants, Family   Synopsis Ivy is the best birthday present EVER . . . but she needs a lot of attention. If you take your … [...]
Sun, Nov 15, 2020, Continue reading at the source
    The Efficient, Inventive (Often Annoying) MELVIL DEWEY Written by Alexis O’Neill Illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham Calkins Creek—Nov. 2020 978-1-68437-198-3 40 Pages   Age 2—5 Genre:  Children’s Picture Book, Nonfiction Themes: Dewey Decimal, Libraries, Efficiency   Synopsis Melvil Dewey loved order (Organize mother’s jelly jars), efficiency (Why spell his name Melville when Melvil has … [...]
Fri, Nov 13, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Do You Have a Hat?
Before I get to Perfect Picture Book Friday I’d like to tell you that Felicia and I have the latest episode of The Write Chat up! In this episode we hunt track down and interview award-winning author/illustrator MATT PHELAN! CLICK on over to –~Watch me make a fool of myself Witness the mayhem that occurs when Erik & Felicia forget to book their guest.~Find out what Mr. Phelan would do with Jeanne Birdsall’s shopping list.~Find out what the set rules are to make a graphic novel.~PLUS we have a fun quiz where you can win prizes. Sign up for our newsletter to be informed of when our monthly Vlog goes live and stay up to date on our future guests.On the website you can submit your own questions to ask our upcoming guest. They include; New York Times award-winning author, Chris Grabenstein; Amazon best-selling author, Bart King; Jennifer Lynn Alvarez, author of the awesome new series The Guardian Herd, Tara Lazar author of The Monstore, mastermind and  head honcho of PiBoIdMo; and award-winning author/illustrator (and all around very cool guy) Tom Angleberger !WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?!? CLICK HERE – NO WAIT!!! First read my Perfect Picture Book Friday post – Susanna Leonard Hill [...]
Tue, Sep 29, 2020, Continue reading at the source

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