Tag: picture book

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Most Clever Girl by Jasmine Stirling

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Most Clever Girl by Jasmine Stirling

Posted April 6, 2021 / 15 Comments

A MOST CLEVER GIRL: How Jane Austen Discovered Her Voice GENRE: Picture Book / Biography / Children AGES: 4-12 PUBLISHER: Bloomsbury Children’s Books RELEASE DATE: March 30. 2021 PAGES: 48 Witty and mischievous Jane Austen grew up in a house overflowing with words. As a young girl, she delighted in […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2020 Youth & Speculative Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2020 Youth & Speculative Fiction

Posted August 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Hi again! We’re continuing our week-long preview of the fabulous books releasing from September-December 2020. Today we’re also looking at Late 2020 Youth & Speculative New Releases. I group these two categories together because so many young adult novels are speculative that when I first started doing this I couldn’t […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Barn Quilt by Patti Michels

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Barn Quilt by Patti Michels

Posted November 27, 2019 / 17 Comments

The Barn Quilt on tour with Celebrate Lit THE BARN QUILT GENRE: Children’s Book / Christmas PUBLISHER: Redemption Press RELEASE DATE: November 19, 2019 PAGES: 26 Farmer Max and Miz Patti have a big red barn on their Maple Shade Farm, but one thing is missing—they need a barn quilt. But what pattern should they hang on the side of their barn? The pineapple […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Perfect Seat by Minh Lê & Gus Gordon

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Perfect Seat by Minh Lê & Gus Gordon

Posted November 22, 2019 / 6 Comments

THE PERFECT SEAT GENRE: Children’s Picture Book PUBLISHER: Disney Hyperion RELEASE DATE: November 12, 2019 PAGES: 32 This child and their parent are almost ready for story time–but first, they must find the perfect seat! This cozy picture book by Drawn Together author Minh Lê takes readers through various opposites […]