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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: September 22, 2011

F. Isabel Campoy and  Alma Flor Ada recently published Ten Little Puppies/Diez perritos, a bilingual bonanza!

F. Isabel Campoy

F. Isabel Campoy is a scholar devoted to the study of language acquisition. She is a well-known author of numerous children’s books in the areas of poetry, theatre, folktales, biographies, and art. She is the recipient of many notable awards, including the Reading the World Award 2004, for “Cuentos que contaban nuestras abuelitas;” and the Junior Library Guild Premier Selection Award, 2006.

Alma Flor Ada

Alma Flor Ada is an internationally published children’s book author. She is the recipient of several prestigious honors, including the Pura BelprÉ Award, the Christopher Award, the JosÉ MartÍ World Award, and the Museum of Tolerance Award.

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: August 29, 2011

Go back to school with Bailey! In this funny new book from the best-selling children’s illustrator Harry Bliss, school proves to be an unexpected place for Bailey to do all sorts of things he loves: reading, fetching, painting, digging, singing — and making friends! One (1) winner will receive a Bailey Lunchbox and copy of the book. Two (2) additional winners will receive a copy of  the book. Giveaway begins August 29, 2011, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends September 25, 2011, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Ages 4-8

Hardcover: 32 pages

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: March 17, 2011

Author Susan Stoltz with Sharkey

The Adventures of Sharkey the Dog is a series of books written for children ages 3 – 6—a percentage of the profits go to animal help groups. Would you mind sharing the compelling, real-life story that inspired you to begin writing this series for children?

A year ago a careless pharmacist overdosed my little Jack Russell Sharkey by 10 X the amount prescribed.  We almost lost her that night and she suffered liver damage in which it took her a year to recover.  During that time I was fighting with the grocery store chain that owned the pharmacy, the insurance companies, etc.  Fighting corporate