RSSCategory: Books by Age

Best Selling Picture Books | September 2014

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Picture Books | September 2014

Our best selling picture book for the past month is Herve Tullet’s completely awesome Press Here (Chronicle Books, 2011). As per usual, we’ve shared our hand selected list of the most popular picture books from the nationwide best selling picture books, as listed by The New York Times

Continue Reading

Best New Kids Stories | September 2014

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best New Kids Stories | September 2014

Hot New Releases & Popular Kids Stories

Saddle up, readers! With so many amazing children’s books releasing it was hard to select just five of the best new kids stories to share with you this month.

Continue Reading

Daddy Wrong Legs, by Nina Laden | Book Review

| August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Daddy Wrong Legs, by Nina Laden | Book Review

Daddy Wrong Legs, by Nina Laden, is a colorful board book split down the middle and offers a top and bottom page turn.

Continue Reading

Television Animation vs. Picture-Book Illustration

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Television Animation vs. Picture-Book Illustration

In my opinion, neither animation nor illustration is better than the other, and as with all things, each has its own assets and liabilities.

Continue Reading

Sharing a Read-Aloud Between Grandparents and Grandchildren

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sharing a Read-Aloud Between Grandparents and Grandchildren

Do you have grandmother memories that you treasure? I have so many, and luckily for me, as I launch my new picture book, My Bibi Always Remembers, about a grandmother elephant and her little grandbaby, I have a reason to revisit them all!

Continue Reading

Why is Middle Grade better than Young adult?

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Why is Middle Grade better than Young adult?

Why do I write Middle Grade? Good question, faceless reader, and one I will answer forthwith.

Continue Reading

A Snicker of Magic, by Natalie Lloyd | Book Review

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
A Snicker of Magic, by Natalie Lloyd | Book Review

A Snicker of Magic, Natalie Lloyd’s sensational middle grade debut novel, begs to be read aloud and shared with an audience of dreamers.

Continue Reading

Feral, A Psychological Thriller Discussed by Author Holly Schindler

| August 26, 2014 | 1 Comment
Feral, A Psychological Thriller Discussed by Author Holly Schindler

Feral by Holly Schindler is a haunting psychological thriller with twists and turns that will make you question everything you think you know.

Continue Reading

The Star Giver, by Ginger Nielson | Dedicated Review

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Star Giver, by Ginger Nielson | Dedicated Review

Ginger Nielson tells a soothing folktale set deep in the forest. When Little Bear asks, “Where did the stars come from?” Mother Bear leans in closely to share a Native American legend from “the far, far north.”

Continue Reading

Top Ten Horror Novels

| August 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Top Ten Horror Novels

Micol Ostow has written dozens of books for children, tweens, and teens, but Amity is her first foray into horror.

Continue Reading