Category: Kid Lit

Happy Book Birthday to CLOVIS KEEPS HIS COOL + 6 Qs for author Katelyn Aronson

You guys–It’s a BULL in a china shop! Isn’t he wonderful? We’re so excited to celebrate the release of this wonderful book, CLOVIS KEEPS HIS COOL, by Katelyn Aronson ( Illus. Eve Farb / Page Street Kids). Speaking of cool, CLOVIS KEEPS HIS COOL was featured in this WSJ article! You might remember meeting Katelyn Aronson… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to I LOVE YOU WITH ALL OF MY HEARTS + 6 Qs for Lindsay Bonilla

It’s Book Birthday time again, and this week we are celebrating Lindsay Bonilla‘s picture book, I LOVE YOU WITH ALL OF MY HEARTS (Illus. Eleonora Pace/ Creative Editions).  “Animals come in many shapes and sizes-some have large ears, others have distinctive noses, and still others have far too many eyes! They express emotions in different… Read more »

Kindergarten Countdown!

It’s Back-To-School time and this post is for the almost-Kinders (and their parents, teachers, & caregivers) in your lives. Let’s Get Ready! When K IS FOR KINDERGARTEN came out (see Book Trailer here), a dear friend, Kathleen Guerrero, the Executive Director of our local First Five El Dorado, saw all of the activities in our… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to SHHH! THE BABY’S ASLEEP + 10 Qs for for JaNay Brown-Wood

YAYYYY!!!! It’s a Book Birthday for JaNay Brown-Wood‘s newest picture book, SHHH! THE BABY’S ASLEEP Illus. by Elissambura, Charlesbridge. “Delightful comic relief for every household with a baby.“ “…The text is composed of playful rhyming couplets, with sound effects hand-lettered in all-caps crowding into compositions as if they have lives of their own. The colorful,… Read more »

Happy Book Birthday to: A BRIEF HISTORY OF UNDERPANTS + 10 Qs for Christine Van Zandt + a #Giveaway!

HOLD everything–are we really celebrating a book about The BRIEF History of Underpants? You bet your BOTTOM dollar, we are. “Leaving no double entendre unturned, Van Zandt chronicles tushie-wear from the ‘beginning of buns’ onward.” ―Booklist “I laughed my butt off! Not only is this book funny, but Christine Van Zandt delivers a veritable wedgie-whirlwind… Read more »