What this blog is ABOUT


Listed by Pigeon Hole Books as one of the three best blogs for children’s book reviews. https://pigeonholebooks.com/2015/02/18/top-three-childrens-picture-book-reviewers/

FOR: (See below for specific pages for your needs and interests.)

Writers for children, parents, grandparents, elementary teachers, librarians, early childhood workers, club leaders…


Book reviews, mostly picture books but some early chapter books, young adult books and adults as well.

Information, inspiration, education, and creation pertaining to raising children and families.

Now and then, a little about writing for children or with children.

Tips for reading to and with children.

Interviews with creators and discussions of their work, especially children’s authors and illustrators.

Things I’ve learned from my experiences teaching, learning, and growing.

Humorous articles on family life.

Helpful links.

Critiques of works in progress.

The occasional contest or freebie.

Curriculum ideas.

Suggestions for You (Not exclusive)


Online Picture Book Critique Group

Wednesday Three Random Questions Interviews with writers and illustrators. Here’s the first – Three Random Questions Interviews

Get Featured on My Blog

Parents and Grandparents:

Anyone for Pizza?

The Ice Cave

What’s in a Name?

You Tube Channel for Parents and Teachers 

The Amida Tree – Author Read Aloud

Cinderella Retell (with playhouse)

London, A Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Find books/articles about families by clicking “Family” in the drop down Category menu.

Find books/articles to support your child’s reading by clicking “Reading to/with children” in the drop down Category menu.

Elementary Teachers:

Little Red Writing

A Month of Dragons



ATTENTION TEACHERS: Sing the Planets ebook release


A Month of Cinderellas

Best YA Books of 2015

Best Picture Books of 2015

Find Five Star Review books by clicking “Best Books” in the drop down Category menu.

Find books/articles to support the elementary curriculum by clicking “concepts” in the drop down Category menu. Example Crayon Road.

Early Childhood Workers and Kindergarten Teachers:

June is Cookie Month

Cinderella Retell (with dolls)

Never Too Much Red

The Doll’s Hospital

Best, Best Friends

Club Leaders:

Setting Up My Little Free Library

Once Upon a Pond

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