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
LAST DAY! Today (12/5/16) is the last Day of the very special Audrey Press Holiday Book Love Sale! All Audrey Press/Aletha Press children’s and YA books are on sale just in time for Christmas. Remember, giving a young reader a book for Christmas is a gift that they can open again and again. As… Read More Last day to score some kidlit book deals!
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!
International Children’s Book Day is celebrated every April 2nd, inspiring children to pick up a book and get reading! April the 2nd was chosen to mark this day for young literature lovers as it’s the same date as Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday, the author of many famous children’s stories like The Little Mermaid and The… Read More What you DON’T know about author Hans Christian Andersen
Now that the hub-bub of Multicultural Children’s Book Day has slowed down to a manageable roar, I have some very exciting news that I have been dying to share! On January 15th I received the most wonderful, exciting, heartwarming and I’m-think-I-am-going-to-burst pride-filled email. Dear Valarie, It gives us great pleasure to inform you that A… Read More A Year in the Secret Garden wins Mom’s Choice Award!
Please join us on January 27th as we celebrate multicultural, diverse and inclusive books for kids for Multicultural Children’s Book Day. To help us with our mission to get diversity books into the hands of children, we are giving away a TON of books. Please join us for our Twitter party where we will be… Read More Ready for the Multicultural Children’s Book Day Twitter Party?
On any given day, you may hear as many as six different languages spoken in my home. My life and household has been diverse and multicultural for as long as I can remember. As the daughter of parents who emigrated from Sweden, I have been immersed in Nordic culture since childhood. So as you can… Read More Celebrating Swedish Christmas Traditions and Foods
Yes it’s true, there was once a book series that I banned from my then 12 year old. What’s that you say? The Magic Book Lady banning books from her literate prone household? Happy Banned Books Week everyone. I’ve never been one who agrees with banning books. I believe in providing age appropriate reading materials… Read More I Can’t Believe I Banned A Book: Banned Books Week Booklist
In real life the phrase, “get a clue” wouldn’t necessarily be a complimentary one. But in the life of fictional super-sleuth Nancy Drew, it’s a staple in everyday life. May begins the celebration of icon Nancy Drew’s 80th birthday. This fictional teenager was hip, fun-loving, popular, responsible and also an amateur sleuth. If she were… Read More #DrewToYou -A Fun and Bookish Way to Honor Nancy Drew
International Children’s Book Day is celebrated every 2 April, inspiring children to pick up a book and get reading! April the 2nd was chosen to mark this day for young literature lovers as it’s the same date as Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday, the author of many famous children’s stories like The Little Mermaid and The… Read More April 2nd is International Children’s Book Day #ReadYourWorld Giveaway