Tag: Erin Dealey

K IS FOR KINDERGARTEN Book Birthday!

A is for AT LAST! It’s happening, Kindergarten’s almost here! You’ve been waiting for this moment. Every day feels like a year.  I’ve felt just like a kindergartner-to-be, myself, lately… waiting, and waiting, and waiting for this Book Birthday! And then I realized–in our family, we celebrate birthdays all month long, so why not for… Read more »

Kindergarten #tbt Show and Tell –part 5

It’s Show and Tell time again–where your fan favorites and #kidlit authors & illustrators share their kindergarten pictures and a memory each #tbt. This week’s Kinder grew up to be #kidlit EDITOR Sarah Rockett of Sarah says, “I was a real 80s kid and my mom always let me dress myself for picture day. That… Read more »

K is for Kindergarten: #tbt Show and Tell

Ever wonder what your fan favorites and #kidlit authors & illustrators were like as kids? Welcome to Show and Tell, where we’ll share their kindergarten pictures and a memory of  kindergarten days each #tbt. Today’s Kindergarten Show and Tell is from award-winning author/illustrator Antoinette Portis, whose books include WAIT!,  BEST FRINTS IN THE UNIVERSE,  … Read more »

K is for Kindergarten –#kidlit pals Show and Tell

Ever wonder what your favorite authors and illustrators were like as kids? This new blog series will share kindergarten pictures of #kidlit pals, along with a memory of their kindergarten days. Here’s the first–and pretty adorable– Kinder photo from author/illustrator Gianna Marino: Gianna’s memory: When I was in kindergarten I was too shy to speak… Read more »

Second Graders Accept Writing Challenge!

Mrs. Hicks’ 2nd graders from Mt. View Elementary, in Corvallis OR, accepted my writing challenge! Behold their sequels to GOLDIE LOCKS HAS CHICKEN POX: I love them ALL, but the rhymed ones really tickled me. Here are a few excerpts–which pieced together make quite a fun story! Brother Locks has chicken pox from head to toe…. Read more »