We are SO excited!!! The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has won a bronze medal in the E-Lit Book Awards in the Juvenile/Young Adult Non Fiction Category! The fourth annual eLit Awards are a global awards program committed to illuminating and honoring the very best of English language digital publishing entertainment.… Read More The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Wins An Award!
This last week has been trying and sorrowful for Americans with the Boston Marathon bombings and the manhunt that followed. April 19, also marked the passing of one of our favorite authors, E. L. Konigsburg, at the age of 83. Konigsburg was a much-loved author who was honored with John Newbery Medal in 1997… Read More From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
January 28th was the much anticipated announcement of the Newbery winner for 2013. The John Newbery Medal was announced along with many other children’s and Young Adult awards. This is an exciting time for writers, authors, and readers alike! Personally, This day is always like Christmas for me. 🙂 photo by American Library… Read More Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, and more: Award Winning Children’s Authors of 2013
It’s time for a Birthday Party! As you may know, Audrey Press is not only a children’s book publishing house, but it also the “Mother Ship” of Jump Into a Book and The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate factory! Audrey Press is turning TWO and… ……we are in the mood to PAR-tay! It’s… Read More Celebrating a Very Special Birthday-Audrey Press Turns TWO
We love great ideas and innovation. Especially innovation that encourages families to read and spend slow family time together. That is exactly what I found when I read this article from 2010 on an innovative fellow named Todd Bol and his Little Free Libraries. Here’s an excerpt from The Daily Nightly at MSN News:… Read More Little Free Libraries: Using Books To Build Communities
It is an exciting day at Jump Into A Book! Sound the party horns! Whip some confetti around the room or do a Happy Dance around the Old Oak Tree! Dish up the Birthday Cake! It’s PARTY TIME 🙂 Why all the fuss? JIAB and our sister site Audrey Press have two reasons to celebrate… Read More It’s Jump Into A Book’s Golden Birthday! And We Have A Special Gift for YOU
Anne from Learning Table has graciously bestowed upon Jump into a Book the Versatile Blogger Award. Thank you Anne for your great kindness. This is so much fun and so unexpected. This award comes with a few rules. Thank the person that nominated you. (Thanks again Anne !) Tell seven things about yourself. (See Below)… Read More A Versatile Blogger Award
Hi Everyone, Just wanted to let you know that the Waldorf Connection is having a new course which starts tomorrow called,”The Elements of Early Childhood.” I’m so excited about this course and the support it can bring to those of us with small children in our homes. The “Elements of Early Childhood” 5-week course is… Read More Elements of Early Childhood