SQUIRREL'S SWEATER, the third installment in the Beaming Books Woodland Friends series, is scheduled to release September 21, 2021. What is she going to look like? Get ready! Jennie Poh's art does not disappoint! BEAR'S BICYCLE and SQUIRREL'S SWEATER are both now available for preorder. Please support your local indie or find links here.
Another Debut Review Challenge has come and gone! Thank you to everyone who made it a success, from debut creators to our faithful reviewers! There is no expiration date on reviews. If you didn't get to it before the challenge ended, no problem! Keep 'em comin'! I love this challenge because there are so many… Continue reading That’s a Wrap! Debut Review Challenge Oct/Nov 2020 Concludes
The Oct/Nov 2020 round of the Debut Review Challenge is up and running! Did you meet the current crew on social media this week? You'll find all the latest on Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #DebutReviewChallenge. Here's a recap of the Oct/Nov 2020 featured books: Every one of these debut books is eligible to… Continue reading Meet the Crew – Find Debuts
It's hard to believe that I launched the very first Debut Review Challenge round a year ago today! Inspired by challenges like Storystorm, ReFoReMo, and NaPiBoWriWee, I started this challenge to support debut Kidlit creators, motivate reviewers, and engage the Kidlit community. Marketing professionals emphasize the importance of customer reviews, which act as a proxy… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge: Reflections on the First Year
I'm pleased to welcome Lisa Katzenberger to the blog. This round of the Debut Review Challenge wraps up in less than two weeks and we are eager to celebrate the release of NATIONAL REGULAR AVERAGE ORDINARY DAY on Tuesday, June 23rd. Congratulations on your debut, Lisa! Lisa Katzenberger has been creating stories since she was… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Lisa Katzenberger
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
I am pleased to welcome KT Johnston to the blog today! Read on for insights into her nonfiction debut. New this month: a chance to win during every author interview. Click here to enter a Rafflecopter giveaway! Debut By-the-Numbers: RAILWAY JACK Number of years writing: About 6 years Number of years from contract to published book: … Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with KT Johnston
A new round of the Debut Review Challenge has just begun and I am pleased to have Elisa Boxer on the blog today! In just 9 days, her debut picture book will release from Sleeping Bear Press. Congratulations, Elisa, and welcome! New this month: a chance to win during every author interview. Click here to… Continue reading Debut Review Challenge with Elisa Boxer
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