Perfect Picture Book Friday: LOVE

Today’s Perfect Picture Book Friday selection is from one of my favorite authors, Newbery Medal winner, Matt de La Peña. And what better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than a celebration of love in its many forms. Title: LOVE Written by: Matt de La Peña Illustrated by: Loren Long G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018, fiction For Ages:…

Santa Versus The Tooth Fairy

Coming in just under the wire, here's my entry for Susanna Leonard Hill's 7th Annual Holiday Contest. For this contest, entrants wrote a children's holiday story, featuring a surprise, in 250 words or less. ____ SANTA VERSUS THE TOOTH FAIRY Not a creature was stirring, not even a… Wait! The mouse was stirring. And the…

Perfect Picture Book Fridays: BLUEBERRY GIRL

  Title: BLUEBERRY GIRL Written by: Neil Gaiman Illustrated by: Charles Vess Harper, 2009, fiction For Ages: 2 and UP Themes/Topics: lullabies, prayers, invocations, girls, creativity, freedom, beauty, joy, nature, parenthood, childhood, aging First spread: Ladies of light and ladies of darkness and ladies of never-you mind, this is a prayer for a blueberry girl.  …