Tag: Melissa Sweet

Best New Kids Books | March 2016

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Best New Kids Books | March 2016

Spring is coming! This means an abundance of pretty picture books, some poetry, and an array of excellent novels. Here are some of the best new books that release in March. Which books will you leap for?

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Illustration Inspiration: Patrice Barton, Illustrator of Little Bitty Friends

| February 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Patrice Barton, Illustrator of Little Bitty Friends

Patrice Barton’s artistic talents were discovered at age three when she was found creating a mural on the wall of her dining room with a pastry brush and a can of Crisco.

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Best Non-Fiction Picture Books of 2014

| March 21, 2015 | 1 Comment
Best Non-Fiction Picture Books of 2014

The best non-fiction picture books of 2014, as picked by the editors and contributors of The Children’s Book Review.

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Best New Kids Stories | March 2014

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Best New Kids Stories | March 2014

Wow! This is a great month for picture books—amazing picture book authors and sensational illustrators star in this month’s new release kids books. Plus, The Penderwicks in Spring is here!

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Caldecott Award: Randolph Caldecott Medal Winner | 2015

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Caldecott Award: Randolph Caldecott Medal Winner | 2015

Randolph Caldecott Medal Winner

The most distinguished American picture book for children, announced by the American Library Association.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Jess Keating, Author of How to Outswim a Shark Without a Snorkel

| January 18, 2015 | 1 Comment
My Writing and Reading Life: Jess Keating, Author of How to Outswim a Shark Without a Snorkel

As an author and zoologist, Jess Keating has tickled a shark, lost a staring contest against an octopus, and been a victim to the dreaded paper cut. She lives in Ontario, Canada, where she spends most of her time writing books for adventurous and funny kids.

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Schneider Family Book Award | 2014

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Schneider Family Book Award | 2014

The Schneider Family Book Award is given to books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience, announced by the American Library Association.

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Best Kids Picture Books of 2013

| November 20, 2013 | 1 Comment
Best Kids Picture Books of 2013

The best picture books of 2013, as picked by the editors and contributors of The Children’s Book Review.

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“Little Red Writing” Prize Pack | Giveaway

| September 15, 2013 | 3 Comments
“Little Red Writing” Prize Pack | Giveaway

Enter to win a Little Red Writing prize pack.

Giveaway begins September 15, 2013, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends October 13, 2013, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

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5 Great Kids Biography Books

| May 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
5 Great Kids Biography Books

Biographies of famous people are often huge, all-encompassing tomes of scholarly information. But a recent crop of books aims to introduce the youngest readers to key historical figures while explaining, in simple terms, some of their most stunning achievements. The following are some of the most fascinating we’ve come across.

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