Welcome to February, in children’s book terms, Literacy Month. It’s also a time for celebrating several things that stave off the winter doldrums: Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day, Presidents’ Day, Black History Month, Chinese New Year, and Mardi Gras. With all that in mind, what better way to celebrate than to share a few links (and… Continue reading February is Literacy Month + Free Ebook!
Two things I love: list making and children’s holiday books (one reason my books are often centered around holidays). So I’ve decided to start a new type of post here highlighting such books, in list format! These will be a mishmash of new and previously released titles, both traditionally and independently published. They’ll contain picture… Continue reading 12 Books for Groundhog Day
Hi everyone, I’m thrilled to announce that my Rosco the Rascal short story about Christmas eve, December Magic, (published 2015), has been picked up by the free, online children’s story site, Storyberries.com. This site sees over a million reads per month so it’s a great way to find new readers to FOLLOW ME IN MERRY… Continue reading A Beautiful Sight, We’re Happy Tonight
About a year ago, I was lucky enough to have author K. Lamb review my book, Rosco the Rascal Visits the Pumpkin Patch, on her literacy blog. Just yesterday I put the ebook on sale for 99c for the month of October, so I thought this would be a good post to let readers know… Continue reading Review of Rosco’s Pumpkin Patch Visit
Today, I’d like to welcome author Janet Balletta to the Reading Room. Her first book, based on a Colombian legend and available in Spanish as well as in English, has a wonderful and unusual Easter theme. Q. Welcome Janet! Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your books. A. I was born in… Continue reading The Colombian Mermaid with Author Janet Balletta
As a gift to Rosco’s loyal year-round readers: Rosco the Rascal In the Land of Snow is FREE TODAY ONLY! Here’s where you can download it: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B014LPAOBE Merry Christmas! Smile emoji / gift emoji / dog emoji / book emoji !!!
Today’s featured author shares with us a beautiful picture book about two of my favorite subjects: Christmas and dogs. (Not to mention that the illustrations of this adorable little pup certainly have a way of tugging at my heartstrings.) Please welcome the lovely Deborah Bence Boerema to the Reading Room. I know you’ll enjoy reading… Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author Deborah Bence Boerema
A Rosco the Rascal Tale for Christmas by Shana Gorian© December 2015. All rights reserved. This story is available for members of Wattpad and Movellas published in chapter-version if you or your little one prefers. PS. For ages 6+. (Contains no holiday spoilers!) It was Rosco’s first Christmas with the McKendrick family. Late in the… Continue reading Rosco’s December Magic-a short story
My Land of Snow’s new cover is finally out, and still in time for Christmas stockings or Kindle-stocking! This is not a story about Christmas, so it makes for a nice post-holiday, cozy read for your children. If your kids loved Rosco’s adventures at the pumpkin patch or at summer camp, I think they’ll love… Continue reading New Cover is Out!
It’s not often you meet a writer who seems to be equally left-brained as right-brained, but I believe we’ve got one here today! Please welcome the lovely Lisa A. Tortorello to the Reading Room – picture book author AND math teacher ! I hope you enjoy her story and her Christmas book! Q. Hi Lisa!… Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author Lisa A. Tortorello