Reviews of books

  ALL RIGHT ALREADY!:  A SNOWY STORY Series: Goodnight Already #4 Written by Jory John Illustrated by Benji Davies HarperCollins Children’s Books—2018 978-0-06-237099-0 32 Pages   Age 4—8 Genre:  Children’s Picture Book, Fiction Themes: Friendships, Opposites, One-Sided Relationships   Jacket Flap: Duck wants to play in the snow. But Bear thinks it’s waaaaay too cold. Who … [...]
Fri, Jan 22, 2021, Continue reading at the source
THE ACCIDENTAL APPRENTICE Series:  Wilderlore, Book 1 Written by Amanda Foody Margaret K. McElderry Books—March 30, 2021 978-1-5344-7756-8 304 Pages   Age 8—12 Genre:  Middle Grade Novel, Fantasy Themes: Magical Beasts, Friendship, Life-Changing Events Back Cover THE PEOPLE OF DULLSHIRE didn’t like laziness—naps were deeply forbidden. They hated visitors—visitors could mean tax collectors, circus performers, or … [...]
Fri, Jan 15, 2021, Continue reading at the source
  RESCUING MRS. BIRDLEY Back to school, where she belongs! Written by Aaron Reynolds Illustrated by Emma Reynolds Simon & Schuster BYR—June 2020 978-1-5344-2704-4 40 Pages   Age 4—8 Genre:  Children’s Picture Book, Fiction Themes: Teachers, Humor, Animal Rescues   Synopsis WHAT CAN YOU DO WHEN A TEACHER ESCAPES their natural habitat and is wandering lost … [...]
Sun, Nov 29, 2020, Continue reading at the source
    MASQUERADE PARTY Written and Illustrated by Giuliano Ferri minedition—Sept 2020 978-988-8342-06-8 16 Pages   Age 2—4 Genre:  Children’s Board Book, Fiction Themes: Flap Book, Party Masks   Synopsis At the masquerade party you never know who you’re going to find. Who’s behind that pirate’s mask? Who’s under the knight helmet? In this playful lift-the-flap … [...]
Wed, Nov 25, 2020, Continue reading at the source
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
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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