Donna Davies, the Halloween Queen, channels her love of this haunting holiday into her charming, comical children’s books. She has released six books, including a coloring book, that all center around the legends of All Hallow’s Eve. Ms. Davies is a staunch supporter of local libraries and historical societies, she serves as President of… Read More KiteReader Author Donna Davies and All Hallow’s Eve Press Review & Giveaway
This last February we had the very distinct pleasure of meeting author Alexis York Lumbard during our Family Book Festival and her familiy’s favorite book Amos & Boris by William Steig. Today we get to look further into her world by jumping into her book The Conference of the Birds. The Conference of the Birds… Read More The Conference of the Birds Review and Book Extensions
Our Family Book Festival is coming to a close. AND what a delightful and informative month it has been! Fourteen authors, bloggers, and writers offered up their childhood or current family book favorites with companion activities for a month of reading and family fun. Family Book Festival is a project to help chase away the… Read More All Good Things Must Come to an End: A Look Back at The Family Book Festival
“A long time ago only a few short years ago… in a galaxy far, far away… in a backyard in Tennesee…. Lived a family of Foxes. It all began with Mama Rennie and four cute, rambunctious, naughty, mischievous, kits-Ring ding, Osa, Effie, and Hulda. It was through their adventures right out the backdoor for… Read More The Fox Diaries Flashback (And Hint of a Giveaway)
Happy Spring Everyone!! (Or Fall for those in the Southern Hemisphere!) Wherever you are on this beautiful planet it’s time to celebrate the diversity and nature which lives here. There has been much talk of late as to global warming, nature deficit disorder, and many other topics which suggest that we are becoming completely… Read More The Incredible Get Outside/Earth Day Book Giveaway
Whew! February was a hugely busy month for JIAB , and a rewarding one as well. Our 30 Dr. Seuss Book Giveaway was a huge success and our Seuss collection found a new home with a very grateful teacher named Dana Elting. Congrats Dana!!! March is shaping up to be full of hustle-n-bustle as well. … Read More What Is Book Jumping?
Greetings Everyone. First I’d like to welcome you to our official and new website, www.jumpintoabook.com . If this is the url you have saved in your readers then you’ll be fine. If you have the typepad link saved you’ll need to change it to the .com. It looks just like the hold site but we’re… Read More The 5 Kate Di Camillo Book Giveaway