Archive for the ‘Thoughts from my Books’ Category

What can you do with a board book?

Well, you can read it … … and so much more! What are your favorite board books???


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


Experiencing serious cover love!

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

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