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Lizann Flatt on Loving the Language in Children’s Books

It’s a pleasure to welcome Lizann Flatt to Good Books to Share. When I walked in the door for my first retreat with the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Lizann greeted me with a smile. Her gracious welcome […]

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Toni Buzzeo on Libraries and Disneyland

It’s a treat to have the warm and talented Toni Buzzeo visit Good Books to Share. Toni and I share a love of baby elephant stories. Just as Mama’s Day with Little Gray features a warm relationship between a mama […]

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Hélène Boudreau on Fostering Your Family’s Love of Reading

Hélène Boudreau grew up on an island surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean but now writes fiction and non-fiction for kids from her land-locked home in Ontario, Canada. Her picture book, I Dare You Not to Yawn, is a 2013 Parents’ Choice […]

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Rachel Eugster on Books as Nourishment

I’m happy to welcome Rachel Eugster to Good Books to Share. Both of our new books feature warm relationships between mothers and sons and were inspired by experiences we had with our own children. Rachel and I have attended writing conferences together […]

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Spark-makers

As I’ve chatted with booksellers, teachers, and librarians over the past while, I’ve  been reminded of the incredible gift you offer each time you place a good book in the hands of a child. When I was young, the small town where I lived had no […]

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Urve Tamberg On Libraries and Long Storytimes

Urve Tamberg didn’t realize that she wanted to be a writer until a few years ago. She was side-tracked for a couple of decades to pursue a career in marketing and business development in the health care sector. But the […]

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First Book Canada Gives Good Books to Kids

I recently met the team at First Book Canada, and I’m thrilled to feature a post from this wonderful organization. First Book Canada and First Book (in the U.S.) truly live out the mission of sharing good books with children. Through innovative […]

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Launch Party for Mama’s Day with Little Gray

I’m excited to invite friends new and old to the launch party for my brand new book, Mama’s Day with Little Gray. Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014 Place: Hamilton Public Library, Central Branch, 55 York Blvd., Hamilton, Ontario Time: 2:00 p.m. […]

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Jen Arena Shares About A Lifelong Love of Children’s Books

I’m especially pleased to have Jen Arena, editor of my book Mama’s Day with Little Gray, as our guest for today. Jen Arena is lucky to have been surrounded by great children’s books her whole life. As a teenager, she […]

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Lisa Dalrymple Connects Across Generations

Lisa Dalrymple has lived with chickens in South Korea, cats in Scotland, lizards in Thailand and her two sisters in England. She has never EVER lived with a Polar Bear. Lisa wrote her first mystery adventure book for kids when she […]

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