Today I get to announce the winner of one signed copy of MOSSY AND TWEED: CRAZY FOR COCONUTS by Mirka Hokkanen. Continue reading
Simply 7 with Alex Willan: GOT YOUR NOSE!
Have you ever had an older person “grab your nose” when you were younger? Today’s picture book quickly takes that concept into the fantasy arena. You won’t want to miss this one. Continue reading
Simply 7 with Mirka Hokkanen & Giveaway–MOSSY AND TWEED: CRAZY FOR COCONUTS
Every once in a while I have to break my “picture books only” rule to share a very special book. That’s the case with today’s graphic novel format Early Reader. Continue reading
Simply 7 with Maple Lam: DIM SUM, HERE WE COME!
Am I the only person who celebrates the new year with a Dim Sum feast of pot stickers, bao, etc.? No? Then you won’t want to miss this book! Continue reading
2023: Goals and secrets
I don’t like making resolutions. Instead, I make creative goals and an image to remind me of my path all year long. Read on as I review the year behind, look forward to the year ahead, and spill the beans (just a tiny spill) on a secret. Continue reading
Simply 7 with Natasha Wing and Lingfeng Ho: THE NIGHT BEFORE LUNAR NEW YEAR
Today’s Simply 7 is with both the author and the cultural consultant of an already popular picture book series. Continue reading
2022 Holiday Giveaway
2022 is almost over and I want to have at least one more giveaway. Continue reading
Simply 7 with Becky Gehrisch: ESCAPE TO PLAY
Today’s picture book was done completely in acrylic paintings. Continue reading
Simply 7 with Susanna L. Hill: WHAT LITTLE BOYS/GIRLS ARE MADE OF
Susanna had two books coming out at the exact same time on a very similar topic: little boys and little girls. Wait until you see what she does with that old nursery rhyme “what are little boys [or girls] made of.” Continue reading
Simply 7 with Bianca Schulze: TELL THE TRUTH DRAGON!
I love a good fantasy picture book any day, but throw in a little SEL (i.e., Social Emotional Learning) and I’m fascinated. Continue reading