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 »
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7 Picture Books to Read Before Kindergarten Starts!
Yes, it’s STILL summer, but this is a list of before-school-starts picture books. Like you, we LOVE the wonderful “tried and true” back-to-school books like THE KISSING HAND and THE NAME JAR, and newish ones like ALL ARE WELCOME and SCHOOL’S FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL, but have you checked these out? 1. In this BRAND… Read more »
Kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell –part 14 #windowsandmirrors
It’s kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell again, and we’re celebrating Back-to-School with important books that are windows and mirrors in our world. Meet this week’s kinder, who grew up to be #kidlit author and educator Gayle E. Pitman. By day, Gayle teaches Psychology and Women/Gender Studies at Sacramento City College. By night, she writes awesome–and much needed–children’s… Read more »
Kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell –part 13
It’s kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell again, so get ready, friends because this week’s #kidlit author is a duck? Wait–no, no, no– We’ll get to the ducks later. First let’s meet Josh Funk, who writes FUN rhymed picture books like DEAR DRAGON, Viking Books for Young Readers, with illustrations by Rodolfo Montalvo: “Montalvo’s visual irony… Read more »
K IS FOR KINDERGARTEN Book Birthday!
A is for AT LAST! It’s happening, Kindergarten’s almost here! You’ve been waiting for this moment. Every day feels like a year. I’ve felt just like a kindergartner-to-be, myself, lately… waiting, and waiting, and waiting for this Book Birthday! And then I realized–in our family, we celebrate birthdays all month long, so why not for… Read more »