Category Archives: spring

Introducing My Illustrator

Dear Kidsbook Friends Family, Many of you have been with me since my first days of blogging, so you know that publishing my first book, Isaac’s Ice Cream Tree, is a dream come true. Today, I’m sitting here with my … Continue reading

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The Easter Egg, “The Last One There Is A ‘Winning’ Egg”

Featured Friend: The Easter Egg by Jan Brett During my childhood, I had about thirty rabbits. My first one was an albino bunny named after one of my favorite aunts, Linda. I got him when I was six years old, … Continue reading

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Planting a Rainbow, “. . . Bring May Flowers”

Introducing Our Featured Friend: Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert Our April Showers from Tuesday’s Featured Friend, Just You and Me, brings us some May Flowers with Today’s Featured Friend, Planting a Rainbow. With so many wonderful flower books for kids, Ehlert’s is … Continue reading

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Just You and Me, “April Showers . . .”

Our Featured Friend: Just You and Me by Sam McBratney, Illustrated by Ivan Bates Some books are like photographs in that they capture a special time in one’s life. For our family, this book is one. I discovered this story … Continue reading

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Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms, “What On Earth Is This Springtime Surprise?”

Introducing Our Featured Friend: Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms by Julia Rawlinson, Illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke As this week’s focus is Earth Day, I’ve been reading many kids’ books where trees (and nature) are the focal point of the story. Rawlinson’s … Continue reading

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Little White Rabbit, “An Imaginative Friend”

Introducing Our Featured Friend: Little White Rabbit by Kevin Henkes jumped off the library shelf into my check out bag because of the illustrations. I typically select books because of the art. Then if I also like the story line, I go … Continue reading

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Marshmallow, “An Unexpected Friend”

Introducing Our Featured Friend: Marshmallow by Clare Turlay Newberry I admit that I bought this book for our family for one main reason; we have an albino bunny named Marshmallow! (We named her before finding the book.) However, we’ve come … Continue reading

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