January 2021


Multicultural Children’s Book Day

Multicultural Children’s Book Day

Today is Multicultural Children’s Book Day, and I’m celebrating by writing reviews for some amazing diverse chapter books. Before I dive into my reviews, here is a little bit more information about What Multicultural Children’s Book Day is and how it came to be.  Founded in 2021 by Valarie Budayr from Audrey Press Books and… Read more »


#RisingStarsinKidLit LaTonya Jackson

#RisingStarsinKidLit LaTonya Jackson

Rising Stars continues in 2021! Hooray! The goal of this series is to highlight my fellow kidlit creators who are working their tails off to birth their beautiful book babies into the world.  These interviews will cast a light on the wonderful work of these pre-published authors and author-illustrators who are destined to be stars! ​… Read more »


#RisingStarsinKidLit Andrew Hacket

#RisingStarsinKidLit Andrew Hacket

​Rising Stars continues in 2021! Hooray! The goal of this series is to highlight my fellow kidlit creators who are working their tails off to birth their beautiful book babies into the world.  These interviews will cast a light on the wonderful work of these pre-published authors and author-illustrators who are destined to be stars!  … Read more »


#RisingStarsinKidLit Dedra Davis

#RisingStarsinKidLit Dedra Davis

Rising Stars continues in 2021! Hooray! The goal of this series is to highlight my fellow kidlit creators who are working their tails off to birth their beautiful book babies into the world.  These interviews will cast a light on the wonderful work of these pre-published authors and author-illustrators who are destined to be stars! ​Meet… Read more »


#RisingStarsinKidLit Melizza Chernov

#RisingStarsinKidLit Melizza Chernov

Rising Stars continues in 2021! Hooray! The goal of this series is to highlight my fellow kidlit creators who are working their tails off to birth their beautiful book babies into the world.  These interviews will cast a light on the wonderful work of these pre-published authors and author-illustrators who are destined to be stars! ​… Read more »


#RisingStarsinKidLit Kim Pfennigwerth

#RisingStarsinKidLit Kim Pfennigwerth

The new year is here (hooray!) and Rising Stars continues. The goal of this series is to highlight my fellow kidlit creators who are working their tails off to birth their beautiful book babies into the world.  These interviews will cast a light on the wonderful work of these pre-published authors and author-illustrators who are destined… Read more »