I am thrilled to welcome author extraordinaire and friend Kim Tomsic to the blog today. The day I met Kim at my first SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) I felt like I’d known her forever and it was a turning point in my new life in Colorado. She probably didn’t know theContinue reading “Welcome Author Kim Tomsic – Giveaway for Teachers”
Congratulations to Elli Plunkett, winner of SHAPED BY HER HANDS: POTTER MARIA MARTINEZ, by Anna Harber Freeman and Barbara Gonzalez and illustrated by Aphelandra. Congratulations to Tonnye Fletcher, winner of Jolene Gutiérrez’s giveaway of BIONIC BEASTS or a picture book critique. Winners, please email me at Ljrwritenow at gmail.com so that I can connect youContinue reading “Winner Announcement 4/26/21”
Charlie has a bit of a Facebook fan club. This photo from earlier in the week attracted a lot of love.
Today I have Rosie Pova visiting the blog. Her new book, SUNDAY RAIN, illustrated by Amariah Rauscher was recently featured in the New York Times! Rosie is offering one lucky reader a swag bag of goodies! Comment on the post to enter the giveaway. What were you like at age of your target audience? IContinue reading “Welcome Author Rosie Pova – Swag Giveaway”
Please help me welcome Chana Stiefel who’s newest book, LET LIBERTY RISE, How America’s School Children Helped Save The Statue of Liberty, illustrated by Chuck Groenink is a fabulous story of inspiration and empowered children. She’s published several books, but first came to my attention with her book, MY NAME IS WAKAWAKALOCH! illustrated by MaryContinue reading “Welcome Author Chana Stiefel – Giveaway Alert”
Congratulations to Melissa Darrow, winner of a signed by the author first edition of DO PRINCESSES WEAR HIKING BOOTS? or CAN PRINCESSES BECOME ASTRONAUTS? illustrated by Mike Gordon. Congratulations to Dedra Davis, winner of a copy of I’M A HARE, SO THERE! from author-illustrator Julie Rowan Zoch.
I am very excited to welcome author Kate Foster to the blog today. She is a a wonderful presence on Twitter and has brought many people in the writing community together. As you’ll find out below, what she hopes readers will get from her books is what I’ve gained from our interactions on social media.Continue reading “Welcome Author Kate Foster – Giveaway Alert”