Tag Archives: Susanna Leonard Hill

Something’s Fishy – A Valentiny Tale

“It’s February 14th Trawler!” Lucy planted a sticky, lip-balmy kiss on the outside of his bowl. Ugh! Would he have a blurry view all day? “Let’s give this a polish.” Once his bowl sparkled, Trawler flicked his thanks in a … Continue reading

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Goodnight Halloween

Goodnight Halloween In the dark gray room Lay a tattered costume A dim glow-stick And a bent witch broom And the smell of Fresh chocolate’s sugar perfume And there were three little ghosts Haunting a house And a pair of … Continue reading

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Pondering Picture Book Re-Readability

Book challenges – as a rule I cannot resist them! March featured a spectacular event called ReFoRevMo, the brain-child of Carrie Charley Brown. Carrie was inspired to start ReFoReMo, the Reading for Research Month Challenge, to help picture book writers enrich and reform their … Continue reading

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PPBF: Penguin and Pinecone

Penguin and Pinecone Written and illustrated by Salina Yoon Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books, $12.99, Ages 3 and up Brief Synopsis: When a tiny penguin in a vast snowy flatland discovers an unfamiliar object, he investigates it thoroughly.  It is too brown … Continue reading

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PPBF: Sophie’s Squash

Sophie’s Squash Written by by Pat Zietlow Miller and illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf Schwartz & Wade Books, $16.99, Ages 3-7 Image courtesy of Random House Kids     Big, bright orange pumpkins are definitely the vegetable celebrities on Halloween. I’d … Continue reading

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No Brew For You! Halloweensie Contest

It’s time for tricks, treats and tiny tales called Halloweensies! This happy holiday hoo-haa is brought to you by the lovely and talented Susanna Leonard Hill, and you are invited to join the fun! All you have to do is … Continue reading

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PPBF: Monster Needs A Costume

Monster Needs a Costume Written by Paul Czajak, illustrated by Wendy Grieb Scarletta Kids Press, $16.95, Ages 3-6 Themes: Making choices, Halloween, dress up As soon as back-to-school shoppers emptied stores of pencils, notebooks and glue sticks, the shelves were … Continue reading

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