Archive for the ‘Thoughts from my Books’ Category

A Heartfelt Thanks to Publishers Weekly for this Lovely Review!

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT “A boy celebrates his place in the world in Reidy’s (Too Pickley!) soothing bedtime story. Removing the red-and-white quilt from his bed, the narrator fashions it into an open-cockpit jet and blasts into outer space: “These … Continue reading

 

Lovely First Reviews for LIGHT UP THE NIGHT!

Swooning! LIGHT UP THE NIGHT [KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW!]By Jean Reidy; illus. by Margaret Chodos-Irvine The coziest of quilts becomes a rocket ship in this gorgeous, mesmerizingly rhythmic read-aloud that explores a boy’s small place in a vast world. Sporting star-spangled … Continue reading

 

TOO PRINCESSY! has a cover!

And it’s oh so pink. TOO PRINCESSY! comes out in January 2012 from Bloomsbury and you can preorder it here. Find out more at http://www.jeanreidy.com/TOO_PRINCESSY.html.

 

Experiencing serious cover love!

Thank you, Margaret Chodos Irvine.Light Up the Night comes out this October from Disney Hyperion

 

The Wheels on This Bus …

Ha ha ha. For some strange age-induced, hard-drive-overload, blocked-childhood reason, it never occurred to me that the title of my latest picture book is the repeating stanza of the song I sang to my kids endlessly. YIKES! Here’s the PM … Continue reading

 
 
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