Category: children’s books

What Do We Do All Day? Website of Fun Activities for Kids

What Do We Do All Day? Website Recommendation by Jean Matthew Hall Please click on “Leave a Comment” in the sidebar to the left to comment on this post. Come on, you can do it! If you have children toddlers to tweens there are… Continue Reading “What Do We Do All Day? Website of Fun Activities for Kids”

Picture Book Review – Martha Speaks by Susan Meddaugh

More Picture Book reviews by Jean Matthew Hall For the next few weeks I’ll be taking a peek at picture books by Susan Meddaugh the author of the Martha books and many others. You can read about it here. Meddaugh’s Martha books became an… Continue Reading “Picture Book Review – Martha Speaks by Susan Meddaugh”

Goodreads Online Resource for Writers and Readers

Another online resource for authors and readers–Goodreads–by Jean Matthew Hall Please click on “Leave a Comment” in the sidebar to the left to respond to the questions below.   A few years ago I joined Goodreads. I didn’t know what it was for, didn’t… Continue Reading “Goodreads Online Resource for Writers and Readers”

Picture Book Review – Nancy Tillman Author/Illustrator

Three beautiful picture books by Nancy Tillman Reviewed by Jean Matthew Hall The threat of an ice/snow storm hangs over us today. So, before the storm was due to hit I headed for one of my favorite places—the library! I knew that I didn’t… Continue Reading “Picture Book Review – Nancy Tillman Author/Illustrator”

Carol Baldwin Blogs about ME-Jean Matthew Hall

My long-time writing buddy, Carol Baldwin put up a post about me and my journey to publication. How nice of her! Please hop over and leave a little comment on her blog. Thanks, ya’ll. https://carolbaldwinblog.blogspot.com/2018/01/you-heard-it-here-first-jean-halls.html Or, read my original post about my first publishing… Continue Reading “Carol Baldwin Blogs about ME-Jean Matthew Hall”

Picture Book Review A GOOD DAY by Kevin Henkes

A book review by Jean Matthew Hall of a Kevin Henkes picture book. A GOOD DAY was written by Kevin Henkes and published by Greenwillow Books in 2007. Again Henkes takes a simple, ordinary event and turns it into something delightful for young children.… Continue Reading “Picture Book Review A GOOD DAY by Kevin Henkes”

KEVIN HENKES Children’s Author Extraordinaire

  For the next few weeks I want to discuss picture books by Kevin Henkes. I believe he is one contemporary children’s authors who has set the pace for the modern picture book: very few words; character driven; serious themes, but light-hearted. I admire… Continue Reading “KEVIN HENKES Children’s Author Extraordinaire”

Picture Book Review LITTLE WHITE RABBIT by Kevin Henkes

A review by Jean Matthew Hall of another children’s picture book by Kevin Henkes  Kevin Henkes’ Little White Rabbit was published in 2011 by Greenwillow Books, AND, it was dedicated to them. That speaks much about this relationship between author and publisher. Little White… Continue Reading “Picture Book Review LITTLE WHITE RABBIT by Kevin Henkes”

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