‘Twas the Evening of Christmas

A few weeks ago, I promised to share a peek inside my newest children’s picture book, ‘Twas the Evening of Christmas, a Nativity story told in rhyme that mimics Clement C Moore’s classic tale. Publisher’s Weekly describes Russian born Elena Selivanova’s illustrations … Continue reading

Thanksgiving in the Woods: Book Review and Giveaway

Written for children aged 4-8, Thanksgiving in the Woods is a lovely new title from Sparkhouse Publishing that tells the true story of a unique Thanksgiving celebration. For more than twenty years, one family living in upstate New York has hosted … Continue reading

Pumpkins and Jesus

Whether or not you choose to participate in Halloween, your kids will be aware of the holiday. Our secular society loves this holiday because it means big sales for the stores. Costumes, candy, and eerie decorations fly off the shelves … Continue reading

Children of God Storybook Bible, by Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Dear Child of God, Do you know that God loves you? The Bible says that each and every one of us- every girl and every boy- is a very special person. God says, “Before you were born, I knew you.” … Continue reading

The Kite and the Boy

I am pleased to review a new children’s book by Aaron Duffy, with black and white illustrations by Katy Haaland Greene. The Kite and the Boy is a well-written, endearing story about the friendship between a kite and a young boy who … Continue reading