Drum roll please…the winner of the first “I promise to write a review of the book” give away is: Vicki @BabiesToBookworms.
Vicki wins a copy of the delightful PB SAM & AVA by Debbie Ridpath Ohi.
Throughout the next several months I am planning on “gifting” some of the great children’s books I’ve recently read. If you’d like to be on the receiving end of one of these gems, here’s what I’m asking:
Nothing more than your willingness to WRITE A REVIEW of the book on Amazon and Goodreads, to boost the author’s name a bit and give him or her some well-deserved recognition. I think it’s important to let our favorite authors know how much we love their books and to share that love with the rest of the literary world.
If you’d like to be part of this effort, leave a comment below and I will add your name to the drawing. Winners will be announced on the last day of each month.
This weeks featured book is: SAM & EVA by Debbie Ridpath Ohi.
“A clever story of creative conflict and co-operation that will be sure to delight budding artists who can watch the drawings take on personalities Sam and Eva never imagined. Like the creative “muse” in all of us…you never know where your pen – or brush – will take you.”
I hope you’ll help me “pass on the love”.
On my early summer trip to the American Library Association (ALA) Convention in San Fransisco, I was thrilled to meet some of my favorite authors and to get signed copies of some great books. Here are five picture books I highly recommend from some of my favorite authors.
2. SEAVER THE WEAVER by Paul Czajak is the latest book from the author of the popular MONSTER NEEDS Series published by Mighty Media Kids. Seaver is a spider. But not an ordinary spider. His webs are extraordinary, marvelous and wonders to behold. This is a delightful tale of how being different is something to be celebrated.
3. GOODNIGHT, MANGER (Zonderkidz) is the second book from author Laura Sassi, following on the popular GOODNIGHT, ARK published in 2014. Like ARK, MANGER is a beautifully written and tender story that is perfect for bedtime reading. As baby Jesus tries to sleep in a manger full of livestock and visitors who come to see him, what will his parents do to quiet the excited crowd? How will they get their baby to sleep?
4. LAND SHARK by Beth Ferry (Chronicle Books) is the second book for the author of the New York Times Bestseller STICK AND STONE (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). Bobby has only one wish for his birthday: To get a pet shark. He leaves hints all over his house so his parents will know. Bobby is sure he has a fool proof plan. Until his birthday arrives and he gets a…puppy? Can this shark-loving boy learn to love a land critter? This is a perfect book for kids to sink their teeth into!
5. THIS ORQ (Boyds Mills Press) by David Elliott is a hilarious “prehistoric” tale of a cave boy and his woolly mammoth friend who have to deal with a couple of bullies. The whimsical and humorous illustrations by Lori Nichols add to the fun. From the book jacket: “Orq and Woma best friends. Dorq and Caba mean. Story BIG.” A guaranteed delight!
Next time you’re at the library or bookstore, why not check out some of these great books?!
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