Browsing: Roald Dahl

Suzanne Williams is the author of over 40 books for children, from picture books and easy readers to chapter books and middle grade fiction series. Her picture book, Library Lil (illustrated by Steven Kellogg) won the New Mexico children’s choice award in 2000 and was on several other state award lists. Her newest series include the Goddess Girls series (ages 8-12) and the Heroes in Training series (ages 7-10) both co-written with Joan Holub.

Enter to win a copy of the Matilda the Musical soundtrack, a Matilda the Musical poster, and a paperback copy of Matilda by Roald Dahl!

Giveaway begins June 10, 2013, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends July 9, 2013, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

We’re tickled pink to have Heather Swain in The Children’s Book Review house today. She’s the author of many splendid books and her brilliant new teen novel Josie Griffin Is Not a Vampire has been touted as Twilight meets The Breakfast Club. Without further ado, we give you the eloquent Ms. Swain on reading to her sweet children.

To kick off TCBR’s new column “On the Shelf,” which shines a spotlight on brilliant children’s librarians, April Hayley, MLIS, graciously talked to us about becoming a librarian, among other great topics. Do you think you can guess which is the most checked out children’s book at San Anslemo Public Library in California?

For our second installment of Five Family Favorites, we asked Cindy Hudson to share her family’s all-time favorite books. Cindy is the author of Book by Book: The Complete Guide to Creating Mother-Daughter Book Clubs (Seal Press, 2009) and the creator of the wonderful Mother Daughter Book Club.com.

We’re very happy at TCBR to unveil our first installment of a new monthly column called Five Family Favorites by leading family, parenting, and book savvy bloggers. To kick-off our first FFF, we give you the lovely Catherine Newman of Ben and Birdy fame.