Review Copy Courtesy of Tilbury House Publishers Where to Get Have I Ever Told You? [Affiliate Link] Amazon [Local Bookstore] Indiebound[Library] Worldcat[Publisher] Tilbury House Publishers Have I Ever Told You? by Shani King and Illustrated by Anna Horváth is a beautiful, kind, and amazing picture book to have in the world. It has such a simple premise – have I told you, my children, these important things you need to know? This premise, combined with questions and answers and engaging and delightful illustrations makes […]
Here is a beautiful picture book that adeptly explores themes of jealousy, parting with friends, following your dreams, personal regrets, and the enduring power of friendship. It gently shows us human failings and the heartbreak that can follow, but that despite our flaws, true friendship can and does prevail.
Categories: 2019, Picture Books, Picture Books about Friendship, Picture Books about Music, UK • Tags: Picture Book, Picture Books about Friendship, Picture Books about Jealousy, Picture Books about Playing Music
I wanted my daughter to feel beautiful inside and out and know that she’s precious just the way she is, so I consciously started to look for tools to introduce the concept of self-worth and of self-acceptance but did not find anything.
I find that it’s all about regular practice – sitting down on a daily basis to write or draw, as well as a practice of trying to balance with the other parts of my life, such as family time, socializing with friends, exercising, cooking healthy stuff and sleep.
Reem from Kotobee emailed me and asked if I would share their list of International Book Fairs on my site. I’m thrilled to do so! I love book fairs, festivals, and anything to do with books, really. You can go to: https://www.kotobee.com/blog/international-book-fairs-2019/ to learn more and see if there is a book fair coming to a city near you! Hope you’re having a wonderful day! Cheers!
Categories: Picture Books
[Reviewed from Copy Courtesy of Chronicle Books] Do you know the difference between a rabbit and hare? What about a crocodile and an alligator? A clementine and a mandarin? Peach and a nectarine? Antarctica vs. the arctic? Great Britain vs. England? Holland vs. the Netherlands? A stetson vs a borsalino? (Admittedly, before this book I had never even heard of a borsalino.) An embryo vs. a fetus? (I used to teach anatomy and this is the best explanation of the […]
[Review Copy Courtesy of University of Minnesota Press.] “To defeat a troll, you must draw on the very best of your humanity: you must have courage, patience, intelligence, kindness, the ability to work with others, and plenty of Moxie.” -Lise Lunge Larsen, from Seven Ways to Trick a Troll In Seven Ways to Trick a Troll, Larsen and Vick take the framework of classic, mainly Scandinavian tales and add their own expertise. The result is that we are given beautifully […]