There have been so many great children's books this year, I hardly know where to begin. Many of my favorites from this year (Viva Frida, Brown Girl Dreaming, The Farmer & the Clown, The Right Word, Tiny Creatures, Greenglass House, Egg & Spoon, I'll Give You the Sun, Grasshopper Jungle) are included in our Winter … Continue reading Ellen’s BookKids Favorites of 2014
Our annual Giving Tree is up in BookKids! The Giving Tree is one of our favorite parts of the holiday season. Every year, Merrilee hand-cuts dozens of delicate paper snowflakes to decorate our Giving Tree. On the back of each snowflake is the name and age of a child who would like a book for the holidays, or … Continue reading Giving Tree 2014: Women’s Storybook Project of Texas
The folks at Penguin Random House have a launched a new campaign this holiday season to donate books to children here in the U. S. It's called #GiveaBook, and it's quite simple: every time someone posts a message to facebook or twitter with the hash tag #GiveaBook, PRH will donate one book to Save the … Continue reading Help Penguin Random House #GiveaBook – 25,000 Books!