Are wishing and praying the same?

When I was a little girl, I loved to hear Jiminy Cricket sing about wishing on a star. Do you remember the song? The lyrics promised that if we wished on a star, our dreams would come true. Oh, wouldn’t … Continue reading

The Creation as Retold by Janice D. Green

■Title: The Creation ■Author and Illustrator: Retold by Janice D. Green ■Publisher: Honeycomb Adventures Press (September 1, 2011) ■ISBN-10: 0983680809 ■ISBN-13: 978-0983680802 ■SRP: $14.99 ■Reviewed by: Roslyn Alexander and Cheryl C. Malandrinos Rating:  The story of creation and Adam and … Continue reading

Reading with children

One of my treasured memories as a child was when my mother or father read to me. It wasn’t that they read so often. But those few times were so special that they still stand out in my memory almost … Continue reading

The Challenge of Writing for Children

When people find out I am a children’s author, the response is always positive. I hear comments like, “Oh how fun!” or “I am so jealous!” Writing books for children is fun, and I wouldn’t trade it for anything in … Continue reading

Book Review: Peter: Rock Star from Galilee by Sherree Funk

Title:Peter: Rock Star from Galilee-A Guided Bible Study for Teens Author:Sherree G. Funk Publisher:WinePress Publishing ISBN-10:1414119836 ISBN-13: 978-1414119830 SRP:$16.99 Reviewed by: Cheryl C. Malandrinos Rating:  This eight-week Bible study for teens combines music, Bible learning, and modern-day applications. Each week … Continue reading