Archive for the ‘Thoughts from my Books’ Category

Why Picture Books Are Important

Reprinting my post from National Picture Book Month for those of you who missed it. Have you ever seen kids with picture books they love? They carry them around like security blankets. They chew on them. They sleep with them. … Continue reading

 

5 Unusual Places to Find Picture Book Inspiration

Picture book ideas can hit at the most unlikely times. In honor of picture book month, I’m reprinting my post from last year’s PiBoIdMo about my most unusual sources of inspiration. 1. YouTubeKids say and do the darndest things, right? … Continue reading

 

TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! Book Birthday Party!

It’s my book birthday for   TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! To celebrate the release, we’ve got a lot going on! And there’s something for EVERYONE!CHECK IT OUT! Time Out for Teachers – Free Skype Visits and Resources for Teachers and … Continue reading

 

Giving books to the youngest readers …

One of my writer buddies, Diane Marty, believes in building a child’s library from birth. That’s why she gives books as baby gifts. Brilliant! With those gifts, she includes the lovely sentiments below and gave me permission to share. FOR … Continue reading

 

Cool Stuff for Summer Reading Fun!

 Welcome to Summer Vacation! As a way of kicking off a great summer, I’d like to introduce you to the FREE resources available to parents and kids on my website at www.jeanreidy.com to supplement summer reading fun. Downloadable Fun and … Continue reading

 
 
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