Tag: Authors

Picture Book Author Carol Boston Weatherford

Overview of author Carol Boston Weatherford by Jean Matthew Hall You can leave a comment for Jean by clicking on “Leave A Comment” in the left sidebar. Over the next few weeks we’ll be looking at a few of Carol Boston Weatherford’s picture books….

Advice from Super Nanny, Jo Frost

I am not a big advocate of getting your parenting advice from TV shows. But I have watched a few episodes of Super Nanny. I’ve found her advice and practices to be sound, doable and effective. Occasionally I’ll give you a bit of wisdom…

Picture Book Review-Just Teenie by Susan Meddaugh

Another Picture Book Review by Jean Matthew Hall You can leave a comment by clicking on “Leave a Comment” at the bottom of the list in the left sidebar.  This is my last review of Susan Meddaugh’s books for a while. Click here for…

Picture Book Review-The Witch’s Walking Stick by Susan Meddaugh

Another Picture Book Review by Jean Matthew Hall You can leave a comment by clicking on “Leave a Comment” at the bottom of the list in the left sidebar. The Witch’s Walking Stick by author/illustrator Susan Meddaugh was published by Houghton Mifflin in 2005….

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…

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….

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…

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…

Collaborative Writing

By Crystal Bowman I’ve had a few co-authoring projects over the years that were one-time contracts with no further commitments to another author. But now that I’m writing with my daughter, Teri McKinley, this could be a long-term collaborative relationship! Teri was only 8…

How To Hit the Side of a Barn Part 1

  Donna Earnhardt is the author of Being Frank, illustrated by Andrea Castellani. When Donna isn’t homeschooling or battling the laundry, she’s writing children’s stories, poetry, songs, and mysteries. You might find her fishing the Pee Dee River, hiking in the mountains with her family,…

Bringing Big Doctrines Down to Kid Size

How can we teach Bible doctrine to children in ways that they can understand?

Most Significant Books Part 1

I follow the A3 blog-“Almost An Author.” Several weeks ago a post challenged me to list the ten most significant books I have read. At first I thought of that question “If you were stranded on an island alone what three books would you…

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