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Hello Goodbye Dog and Giveaway!

Hello Goodbye Dog introduces us to an affectionate, bouncy pooch named Moose who thinks saying “goodbye” to his girl Zara as she heads to school is as awful as “an itch that couldn’t be scratched.” Can Zara find a way … Continue reading

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Adorable Guinea Pig Chooses Book Winner

Inspired by Cynthia Lord, whose sweet guinea pig Cookie selects her book giveaway winners, we proudly present the results for Maria Gianferrari’s debut picture book giveaway Penny & Jelly: The School Show as chosen by Storm! Names were written on … Continue reading

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Put Your Characters in the Zone!

From time to time, our local school district offers an evening presentation for parents to keep us informed about the things our children are learning in the classroom. Our last meeting focused on The Zones of Regulation, a behavioral awareness … Continue reading

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12 X 12 in 2012 Challenge

Happy 2012!  Are you up for a new writing challenge to begin the New Year?   Click the 12 x 12 in ’12 image on the sidebar to read more about Julie Hedlund’s new blog challenge.  Seize the advice from her guest … Continue reading

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PiBoIdMo Winner!

I was not alone.  There were 300+ participants in the Picture Book Idea Month challenge on Tara Lazar’s blog http://taralazar.wordpress.com/piboidmo2010/.  Those of us who successfully spawned at least one new picture book idea per day for the month of November … Continue reading

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What is bildebok?

“Bildebok” is the Norwegian term for picture book.  I rather like the way it sounds like   “Build A Bear Workshop” even though I haven’t bought any of their stuffed creatures for my children.  Build a bear, build a book – … Continue reading

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