Sharon has been a big supporter of the Debut Review Challenge from the beginning. It is such a pleasure to welcome her as a featured author with her debut picture book, BEDTIME, DADDY!, hot off the presses! Sharon Giltrow grew up in South Australia, the youngest of eight children, surrounded by pet sheep and fields… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Sharon Giltrow
Are you curious about the debut Kidlit creators featured in the May/June 2020 Debut Review Challenge? Here are some fun facts, figures, and links! The round is all about PICTURE BOOKS. Fiction and nonfiction. Silly and serious. All kid-centric and engaging! Five out of eight creators are also members of the 2020 Debut Crew. (Fun… Continue reading Library closed? Ready to review? Here are some links to Kidlit debuts!
Join me in welcoming Katelyn Aronson to the blog! Her debut, Piglette, is a charming story of self-discovery with the feel of a classic. Originally from California, Katelyn worked as an independent bookseller for several years before moving abroad to Europe at the age of twenty-five. Today, she lives between France and Switzerland, perpetually deprived… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Katelyn Aronson
With schools canceled all over, her book EVIE'S FIELD DAY will be part of an At-Home Field Day this Thursday, May 21st! Click below for more info! Now on with the post! It is my great pleasure to welcome Claire Noland to the blog. Claire Annette Noland home base is in central California where she… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Claire Noland
I am delighted to welcome Gabi Snyder to the blog! Read on to learn about her writing routine and what she finds so rewarding about writing. Gabi Snyder loves dogs, math, and unusual modes of transportation. She holds a Master of Arts in English-Creative Writing from the University of Texas in Austin. She lives in… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Gabi Snyder
It is my pleasure to welcome Paulette Sharkey to the Debut Review Challenge blog. Her picture book, A DOLL FOR GRANDMA, explores the memory loss of a grandparent and is a useful tool for families navigating that difficult terrain with their children. Paulette Bochnig Sharkey worked for many years as a librarian, first in her… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Paulette Sharkey
Debut author Heather Kinser is kicking off a new round of the Debut Review Challenge by sharing her journey to publication on the blog. Welcome, Heather! Photo Credit: Di StarrHeather Ferranti Kinser writes at the intersection of story, poetry, and nature from her home on the San Francisco Peninsula. She's a former technical editor who… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Heather Kinser
The Debut Review Challenge is back with a whole new Kidlit Debut Crew for our May/June round. Here's how to play: Follow these debut authors on social media and find challenge posts with #DebutReviewChallenge.Find their books at your local indie bookstore or at your library. (If your library doesn't have their books, request that they… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge – May/June 2020 Round