Category: Reviews

TWO ONLINE RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN’S WRITERS

Today let’s take a look at two great online resources if you are writing for children. http://picturebookbuilders.com/  and http://www.kidlit.com Picture Book Builders offers short picture book reviews by eight picture book authors and illustrators. I frequently find titles I want to check out for… Continue Reading “TWO ONLINE RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN’S WRITERS”

Review-Steering the Craft: A Twenty-First Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story

A Review by Jean Matthew Hall of STEERINIG THE CRAFT: A TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY GUIDE TO SAILING THE SEA OF STORY by Ursula K. LeGuin Dear Writers, If the beauty of language thrills you; If you love weaving words, sounds and silences as they move… Continue Reading “Review-Steering the Craft: A Twenty-First Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story”

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 BEAR & HARE

Another Children’s Picture Book about snow! Review by Jean Matthew Hall. Bear & Hare Snow! was written and illustrated by Emily Gravett. It was published in 2014 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. An ebook edition is also available. True to contemporary… Continue Reading “Picture Book Review BEAR & HARE”

Books for Writers – Connections: Social Media and Networking Techniques for Writers

Another Book for Writers – Connections: Social Media and Networking Techniques for Writers At the Ohio Christian Writers Conference I purchased the little book Connections: Social Media and Networking Techniques for Writers by Edie Melson. I’m already making use of Melson’s suggestions in my… Continue Reading “Books for Writers – Connections: Social Media and Networking Techniques for Writers”

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”

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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