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A Brand New Day: A Banana Split Story by A. S. Chung and Illustrated by Paula Bossio

A Brand New Day is an uplifting and beautifully illustrated story about a little girl’s life with her parents after the divorce.  It does a marvelous job of reminding us all that a parent’s marital status has nothing to do with how much they love their children. 730 more words

Picture Books

The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata

Cynthia Kadohata’s storied career includes a Newbery Medal (Kira-Kira), a National Book Award (The Thing About Luck), and a whole host of starred reviews for her books for children and adults. 413 more words

Help Incacerated Moms Connect with their Children through the Magic of Books

The number of kids with incarcerated parents has increased nearly 80% in the last 20 years, according to data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics. More than 2.7 million children have a parent who is incarcerated, and parents of another 10 million children have been incarcerated at some point.  591 more words

Children's Picture Book

With all these books, do we need one more? (Hint: We do)

Have you read every book in the library? Every one in Barnes & Nobles? Do you have any idea how many used book stores there are in the world? 632 more words


The Wardrobe Ate My Dad (poem)

The wardrobe ate my dad!
It started with his head
Chomped his neck and shoulders,
Then underpants (bright red)

The wardrobe ate my dad
Like a chocolate treat. 11 more words


Past the Halfway Point

It’s the halfway point of my deadline and I am almost ready to start working on the background, color, and details of my book. I am about 3-4 panels away from all the preliminary penciling to be complete. 463 more words

Short Story G - 'Gramps and the No Good Busybodies' Chapter II

Here’s the second chapter to ‘Gramps and the No Good Busybodies’. I know it’s a day early, but it’s my treat to you since I was already a few days late for my updates on… 2,624 more words