I am delighted to be rounding off Black History Month 2022 with a fabulous interview with Nathan Holder, the author of Where Are All The Instruments? West Africa, illustrated by Charity Russell. The best-selling music educational series Why Books encourage kids to ask questions, learning about music alongside diverse characters and a diverse range of musical styles. The latest book in the series is launching in November and introduces young children to many traditional instruments from West Africa!
How to Write a Picture Book Series by Clare Helen Welsh ~ Guest Post for How Messy (Dot and Duck series) Blog Tour, illu. Olivier Tallec
It’s my stop on the blog tour for How Messy! by Clare Helen Welsh and Olivier Tallec and I’m super excited to be sharing a guest post from Clare on how to write a picture book series.
You Can’t Take an Elephant on Holiday by Patricia Cleveland-Peck and David Tazzyman ~ #BlogTour #AuthorInterview ~ @impeckable_P @gumdraw @KidsBloomsbury
You Can't Take an Elephant on Holiday is the fourth instalment in this laugh-out-loud series. Here is my interview with the author.
Let’s Tell a Story: Fairy Tale and Space Adventure by Lily Murray and Wesley Robins & Grace Boruch ~ #PictureBook #Review ~ @lilymurraybooks @QuartoKids
Quarto have launched a brand new series of choose books called Let's Tell a Story. The first two are Fairy Tale Adventure and Space Adventure, written by Lily Murray and illustrated by Wesley Robins and Grace Boruch, respectively.
Busy Spring by Sean Taylor, Alex Morss & Cinyee Chiu ~ #PictureBook #Spring ~ @seantstories @morss_alex @cinyeechiu @QuartoKids
This gorgeous guide to spring is bubbling with energy and excitement for the new life nature brings in Spring.
Five STEM-themed Board Books ~ #STEM #Review ~ @LittleTigerUK @schifferkids @LKPChildrens
Five beautifully illustrated, sturdy books all find unique and quirky ways to incorporate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) for little ones to enjoy
My Top Picks for Mother’s Day ~ #PictureBook #BoardBook #MothersDay ~ @QuartoKids @LittleTigerUK @AndersenPress
Mother's Day picture books Dreams for our Daughters Songs for our Sons How to Spot a Mum I Love Mummy Every Day Love
The Hug and While We Can’t Hug by Eoin McLaughlin & Polly Dunbar ~ #PictureBook #Review #Pandemic ~ @eoinmclaughlin @PollyDunbar @FaberChildrens
The Hug can be read from front-to-back (from Hedgehog’s point of view) or back-to-front (from Tortoise’s point of view). While We Can't Hug is about showing how we love each other during social distancing in the Covid-19 pandemic
Supertato: Super Squad by Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet ~ #BoardBook #Review ~ @suehendra @PaulLinnet @simonkids_UK
Super duper picture book duo, Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet, have just released a new SUPER board book, Super Squad, to accompany the Supertato series.
The Bear and the Piano Trilogy by David Litchfield ~ #PictureBook #Review ~ @dc_litchfield @QuartoKids
I am delighted to be featuring The Bear and the Piano trilogy written and illustrated by the phenomenal, David Litchfield. In the last chapter of bear’s musical adventure, The Bear, the Piano, and Little Bear’s Concert, Bear’s best concert days are behind him and he is now a father.
Attack of the Heebie Jeebies by Tom Percival ~ #SaturdaySpotlight #MiddleGrade #Review ~ @TomPercivalsays @MacmillanKidsUK
Meet the Dream Team! Turning nightmares into incredible adventures!
Erika finds herself stranded in the Dreamscape along with a mob of hungry Heebie Jeebies. Can Erika overcome her worries and get home, or will she be trapped forever?