Fall – Halloween Cyber Party For Illustrators Authors and App Developers 2016 is occurring once again this year. Once again I am hosting on this website, my annual event to feature Fall Halloween related illustrations, books and apps. This is the fourth year I have hosted this event. When I started the event three […]
Halloween Cyber Party For Illustrators, ...
Some of the illustrators that participated last year in Halloween Cyber Party. It is the time of year for sign up for Halloween Cyber Party For Illustrators Authors and App Developers 2015. Once again I am hosting on this website, my annual event to feature Halloween related illustrations books and apps. This is the third year in […]
The Second Annual Multicultural Children...
Today, January 27 is the second annual Multicultural Children’s Book Day. The goal behind this annual day of celebrations and promotion is to call attention and recognize children’s multicultural books. Last year there was also a realization for the promotion of these books on social media and the hash tag, keywords were established #WeNeedDiverseBooks. This […]
Kidlit 411 Birthday Bash and Giveaways
January is a special month for writers and illustrators with all of the special events now through January 15 with the Kidlit Birthday Bash and giveaways. Most children’s writers, authors, and illustrators are familiar with Kidlit 411, a website and blog that gives resources, and information that is very helpful and informative. There is […]
Jasmine’s Got Talent Book Review
There is a new book available just in time for the holidays for children on Amazon called Jasmine’s Got Talent. I found out about this from my friend of a several years, Jo Linsdell. She is the illustrator for this book. The book is written by author, Maria Rochelle. The story is about […]
Spectacular Halloween Costumes and Louan...
Although Halloween is a couple of weeks away, it is not too early to think about spectacular Halloween costumes. We are in luck because Louann Brown and Jason Nemeth have some very creative ideas in […]
Tourist Blog Hop
I love getting to know about other authors and illustrators and volunteered for the Tourist Blog Hop with Tanja Bauerle. Tanja Bauerle, an award-winning children’s book illustrator, escaped many years in the corporate arena of design to pursue her love for children’s book illustration. Originally from Germany, Tanja grew up outside Melbourne, Australia, and now […]
Cheryl Johnson, Author, Illustrator Extr...
Recently I had the opportunity to interview Cheryl Johnson, author, illustrator extraordinare. I had been watching her progress on FaceBook as she shares her progress on her picture books. One day I noticed that had 5 books she had published and working on the sixth to be published within a month. This is truly […]
Doodle Day’s First Anniversary
These are some of my more current illustrations for the Doodle Day prompts. Last week marked Doodle Day’s first anniversary. What is Doodle Day you might be thinking ? It is a group page on FaceBook for doodlers, people who like to draw. Some are illustrators, writers, teachers, and children of all ages. The […]
The Box, Children’s Book Review
When reading Jo Linsdell’s newest children’s book, The Box today for this children’s book review the word that came to mind to describe it is simplistic. The text, illustrations, and the theme of the book is simplicity at its best. It is not complicated, fancy, or hard to understand. The book shares the creative […]