It's no secret to us that giving books is one of the greatest gifts you can give; but do you want to know what's even better than giving a book that has been carefully selected for you? Being on the receiving end!
Lisa Taylor is a "shelf-employed" children’s librarian whom you can find amidst the shelves of a public library. This fabulous blogging librarian is well and truly tapped into the wonderful world of children's literature. Nothing makes her happier than placing the right book in the
The five sassy ladies at Girls in the Stacks kindly agreed to share their YA reading picks for the new year with TCBR. You must check out their entertaining video author interviews and bookish podcasts that feature in-depth conversations. Without further ado, here are their top YA selections for January-February 2013. Happy reading and Happy New Year!!
We’ve loved watching the journey of San Francisco bay area writer Rachel Sarah as she found love and had her second daughter. She is the author of Single Mom Seeking: Play Dates, Blind Dates, and Other Dispatches from the Dating World (Seal Press, 2007) optioned
Linda Jones is a mom, wife, poetry enthusiast, and has sold several titles commercially in the scrapbooking market. Alphabet Anatomy is her first series of children’s books and Jones dishes on the inspiration for her series and the collaboration with her illustrator son. Learn more at: http://alphabetanatomy.com.
Explore the Art of Learning the Letters and their Lives
ALPHABET ANATOMY looks behind the scenes at the letters …
because they’re not always busy making words.
In her debut book, “Meet the Capital Letters,” new author Linda Jones has ingeniously created an innovative personality and activities for each letter by examining the letter’s shape and sound. Jones’ amusing rhyming verses and illustrations provide a glimpse into the letters’ lives, while vividly instructing on the four interconnected letter components, including how to write the letter, thus its anatomy. Who knew that letter F is focused on fitness, letter P has a passion for pizza, and letter T builds a totally terrific tree house?!
In this exciting new chapter book, Leah’s Lions by author John Richard Dony (Emily and the Spider, 2012), nine-year-old Leah prepares to save her lion cub friends from a menacing grounds keeper, Mr. Hemmings, and his terrible shotgun. Leah’s proud gang of animal friends help
Ferdinand Fox's Big Sleep is Karen Inglis's third published book and it is the first rhyming picture book in her series of six adventures about a boy and a fox. In this interview she happily shares insight about the characters and the creative process behind