Book brings parents’ adoption questions to light

November is National Adoption Month! Adoption is not the “secret” it used to be. Nearly 1 in 5 Americans either know someone who was adopted, has adopted a child, or has relinquished a child for adoption. Being part of an adoptive family is now something to be celebrated. Yet, even with the increasing number of adoptive families, there remain plenty of … Read More

Book helps Kids deal with differences – Monty the Menace by Lonna Baum

Am I different? Its a question kids ask themselves a lot. Often children who feel different struggle to connect with other kids and adults. This can lead to a child feeling isolated and misunderstood. Their reasoning for feeling different can come from anything: unique clothes or fashion sense; eating unusual foods that other kids don’t like. It can also be something … Read More

Julia Antoine: Author’s Love of Writing Leads to an Award Winner

How many times have you said to yourself I should write a book? Have you ever dreamed of having your work published? Imagined people reading your books and hanging on your every word? Julia Antoine did. Julia has been writing since she was young, but it wasn’t until recently that Julia picked up where she left off and turned her … Read More

From the Mailbox: The Balancing Act Hosts Josie Bissett

Like many of you, we know Josie Bissett as an actress. As you’ll see in this interview on The Balancing Act, there is a lot more to Josie than just acting. In fact, she loves talking about her favorite job: being a Mom. That’s how we know her! Josie was our 2008 Celebrity Mom of the Year … before we … Read More

Patrick Shannon & Viva Cisco Spotlight

Squawk! Some parrots have a mind of their own – especially if their name is Cisco! Cisco is a witty and lively parrot ready to take on the world to get what he wants, and what he wants is to be famous in his fantastical town of Topopootl. Written in the form of a trilogy, each book within [amazon_link id=”B003XNTZVQ” … Read More

From the Mailbox: Award Winners talk @ Writing and Publishing

In 2008, Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino started the Best Ever Your Radio Network, a blog talk radio podcast. From parenting and pets to beauty/style to technology, Elizabeth has a channel for you. This past weekend, Best Ever You Radio dedicated an hour-long show to children’s books, more specifically writing and publishing children’s books. Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino, the CEO of Best Ever You, is … Read More

Meet Maria Dismondy, author of Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun

Welcome new readers and Maria Dismondy fans! We are thrilled to be part of Maria’s Pink Tiara Blog Tour! One of the things we love about Maria’s children’s books is how each story gives young readers tools they can use to deal with sticky situations, like bullies and friendship triangles. When you see Maria Dismondy’s [amazon_link id=”0615473938″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” … Read More