Welcome Author Rosie Pova – Swag Giveaway

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”

Welcome Author Chana Stiefel – Giveaway Alert

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”

Welcome Author Lisa Rogers – Giveaway Alert

Most of the authors and illustrators I’ve interviewed here are friends I’ve met in real life or connected with from groups like Julie Hedlund’s 12×12 Picture Book Challenge. Today I welcome Lisa Rogers who I met when I heard so much about her book, 16 WORDS: WILLIAM CARLOS AND “THE RED WHEELBARROW” (illustrated by ChuckContinue reading “Welcome Author Lisa Rogers – Giveaway Alert”

Last Day for Four Giveaways! Comment on Posts to Enter

I’ve been on vacation so I missed choosing and announcing winners last Monday.Now that I’m back, I’m making up for lost time. There are four giveaways that will have winner announcements on Monday, April 12. Ellen Leventhal is offering a signed copy of her new book A FLOOD OF KINDNESS, illustrated by Blythe Russo. ValerieContinue reading “Last Day for Four Giveaways! Comment on Posts to Enter”

Welcome Author Carmela LaVigna Coyle – Giveaway Alert!

My guest today is the very dear Carmela LaVigna Coyle who I am lucky to have shared the stage at a collaborative space themed story time event as we read CAN PRINCESSES BECOME ASTRONAUTS? and ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON. She has inspired me as a picture book writer, we’ve bonded over our love ofContinue reading “Welcome Author Carmela LaVigna Coyle – Giveaway Alert!”

Winner Announcements 2/22/21

Congratulations to Ellen Leventhal winner of the AFTER-SCHOOL SUPERSTARS package of 3 books by Claudia Mills. Congratulations to Lenora Biemans winner of HOME FOR A WHILE by Lauren Kerstein. Winners, please email me at ljrwritenow at gmail.com so that I may put you in touch with the authors. Don’t forget to comment on other openContinue reading “Winner Announcements 2/22/21”

Happy Book Birthday to me and Aliana – Giveaway

Today I’m celebrating two years of ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON, being out in the world. One lucky winner will receive a signed copy. Comment on the post, RT, and share on Facebook to be entered in the giveaway. What were you like at the age of your target audience? I loved reading, finding insects,Continue reading “Happy Book Birthday to me and Aliana – Giveaway”

Winner Announcements!

Congratulations to Annie Lynn/AnnieBirdd Music, LLC, winner of WHY IS MOMMY CRYING? signed by illustrator Heather Bell and written by I. Cori Baill, MD. Congratulations to Jcamp2020 winner of IT WILL BE OKAY, A STORY OF EMPATHY, KINDNESS, AND FRIENDSHIP signed by author Lisa Katzenberger, illustrated by Jaclyn Sinquett. Last call to Marcia Williams winnerContinue reading “Winner Announcements!”

Welcome Author Joana Pastro – Giveaway Alert

Today I welcome Joana Pastro whose wonderful, recently released picture book speaks to my heart, LILY BELLE, A DAMSEL NOT IN DISTRESS. I love books with an empowering message, and when even the title made me smile … but wait until you see what’s inside. She has generously offered a copy to one lucky winner.Continue reading “Welcome Author Joana Pastro – Giveaway Alert”

Welcome Author Natasha Wing – Giveaway Alert for writers

Today, as we celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend and all things love, I welcome best selling author, Natasha Wing. Her books include THE NIGHT BEFORE VALENTINE’S DAY and many other NIGHT BEFORE books plus the delightful, BAGEL IN LOVE, a sweet bakery love story. Natasha is generously offering a 15-minute Zoom “Ask the Author” chat whereContinue reading “Welcome Author Natasha Wing – Giveaway Alert for writers”