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Book Review: Little Katie Goes to the Moon by Carmela Dutra

Little Katie Goes to the Moon by children’s author Carmela Dutra is part imaginative adventure and part science lesson. As little Katie and her puppy Smudge make their imaginative journey to be moon (donning their space suits, bunny-hopping on the lunar surface and feeling the rumble of moonquakes), the reader is treated to delectable bits of…

Book Review: The Santa Switch by Laura Lee Scott

Sometimes a change in perspective makes all the difference. That’s what happens in The Santa Switch by author Laura Lee Scott. This is Jessica Claus’ story, done in a fun, modern tale of adventure that also seeks to teach us something more. Something about understanding, caring and kindness. You can read my review of The…

Author Mark Barry Interviews Me at The Wizard’s Cauldron

Out at the literary hub that is The Wizard’s Cauldron, author Mark Barry so kindly invited me to chat about our project at Inkspokes and children’s literature and children’s literacy in general. Mark Barry, for those of you who do not know, is the highly-praised author of such works of contemporary fiction as The Night…