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Counting Chickens

Counting Chickens

Story and Illustrations by Polly Alakija

Published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books

This book is based in Nigeria. This is one of the few books that baby picked up and paid attention to me as I read it from page to page. 82 more words

African Childrens Books

“He had belonged to someone once and she had belonged to him…Someone who knew his name. Now everyone called him Get out of here! But the scrawny cat knew his name was not…

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Quotes

Jamela's Dress

Jamela’s Dress

Story and Pictures by Niki Daly

Published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books

Jamela is such an impulsive little girl and I like her! Her impulsiveness gets her into all kinds on interesting situations that are fun to read about. 72 more words

African Childrens Books

Book review: Rocket’s 100th Day of School, by Tad Hills

Hills, Tad. Rocket’s 100th Day of School. Schwartz & Wade, 2014. $12.99. 978-0-385-39095-8. Gr. K-2. P.9, Q.9

Rocket needs 100 things to take to the 100th day of school. 58 more words

Book Reviews

Quote of the Day-- Douglas Adams

The other day my husband, who writes children’s books, was wondering out loud how I could manage to finish three novels. He (supposedly) can’t even imagine doing something that extensive–planning a story and getting something out from beginning to end. 222 more words

Writing

Leadership, Dogs, and Pirates - Oh My!

What do leadership, dogs, and pirates have in common?

Coming Soon…..the first story in my new children’s series on leadership featuring “Ricky the Pirate Dog”

Leadership

Spring Kids Books

Celebrate the arrival of spring with these seasonal reads! Check out some of these exciting spring books for children of all ages:

The Gardener by Sarah Stewart … 288 more words

Children's Books