Author Visit, book review, giveaway

Award-winning YA Teen Vampire Romance, Ascension, turns ONE

One Young Author’s Journey (and Victory!) Little do people know that, even though the award winning book from Hannah Rials, Ascension, was released exactly one year ago, the book has been a young author’s journey for over 8 years. Published by my publishing house, Aletha Press, I could not be more proud of the success… Read More Award-winning YA Teen Vampire Romance, Ascension, turns ONE

Author Visit, book review, Something To Do

Dragons Can Make Great Friends! guest post from Author Gayle Swift

Dragons Can Make Great Friends Dragons and dinosaurs fascinate children so they’re predisposed to love Dragons Are Real by Valerie Budayr and illustrated by Michael Welply. It delivers the full inside story on the fire-breathing beasts. Who knew dragons need friends and yearn to be a child’s BFF? Or that they crave sweets as much… Read More Dragons Can Make Great Friends! guest post from Author Gayle Swift

book review, Something To Do

Blast Off with a Curious George Gets a Medal #review & Awesome Rocket Craft!

{Guest post from Illustrator, Roscoe Welply} Curious George Gets a Medal book review and Awesome Rocket Craft! Our boys really love Curious George. And of their favorite “George” books is Curious George Gets a Medal. In this classic story, George tries to write a letter—but, when he spills ink everywhere, his cleanup efforts fill the room… Read More Blast Off with a Curious George Gets a Medal #review & Awesome Rocket Craft!

book review, Booklists, Something To Do

National Teacher Day- Honoring Six Teachers Who Changed the World

In many countries, Teachers’ Day (National Teacher Day is May 9th here in the U.S.) is a special day for the appreciation of teachers, and may include celebrations to honor them for their special contributions in a particular field area, or the community in general. Here are six well-known teachers-turned-heroes-that changed our nation and the way… Read More National Teacher Day- Honoring Six Teachers Who Changed the World

Book Extensions, book review, Booklists

May 8th is International Viking Day! Lycklig Internationella Vikingadagen!

Lycklig Internationella Vikingadagen! In case you were wondering, that’s Swedish for Happy International Viking Day. Swedish tradition and culture is a huge part of my life. Both my parents and grandparents were from Gotland, Sweden so my Swedish roots run deep. I have been immersed in Nordic culture since childhood so when it comes to Vikings, those… Read More May 8th is International Viking Day! Lycklig Internationella Vikingadagen!

A Year in the Secret Garden, book review, Celebrations

Parents everywhere are discovering the joys of A Year in the Secret Garden

As many of you already know, I truly believe books make the best gifts for kids. I think I may have mentioned it a time or two 🙂 So imagine my delight and surprise when I awoke Tuesday morning to a landslide of book orders for my children’s book A Year in the Secret Garden!… Read More Parents everywhere are discovering the joys of A Year in the Secret Garden

book review, Books, Multicultural Children's Book Day

#ReadYourWorld Book Jam 2017: Authors Share their Fav Booklists

Things are just humming along in a crazy-busy when it comes to prep for yet another Multicultural Children’s Book Day holiday! There is SO MUCH exciting things going on. We already have over 250 children’s book reviewers signed up and some truly impressive 2017 Medallion Level Sponsors and Authors Sponsors already on board. It’s shaping… Read More #ReadYourWorld Book Jam 2017: Authors Share their Fav Booklists

book review, Celebrations, Something To Do

The Audrey Press Holiday Kidlit Book Love Sale has Begun!

  As the holiday season approaches, consider adding the gift of books to your shopping list. There are many wonderful booklists available for parents looking to give their child the gift of reading and adventure. A book makes a great gift because they are meaningful, beautiful, portable, appealing, and inexpensive and it’s a gift that… Read More The Audrey Press Holiday Kidlit Book Love Sale has Begun!

book review, giveaway

A Picture Book About Kindness and Overcoming Fears-Peep and Egg: I’m Not Trick or Treating

This week I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to review Peep and Egg: I’m Not Trick or Treating by author Laura Gehl. The book is truly a book not only about facing fears, but being kind and compassionate as well. Laura has crafted this special book in a way that it gives us a fresh look… Read More A Picture Book About Kindness and Overcoming Fears-Peep and Egg: I’m Not Trick or Treating