Terrific Tongues! by: Maria Gianferrari Illustrated by: Jia Liu Using whimsical comparisons, this brightly illustrated nonfiction picture book highlights the fascinating ways different animals—from a woodpecker, to a snake, to a bat—use their tongues. It’s a straw, it’s a mop, it’s a sword—it’s all of those things, and more! Animals’ amazing tongues have unique and unusual functions. … More PB Spotlight: Terrific Tongues! by Maria Gianferrari with giveaway!
Maria Gianferrari joins us today to discuss the best and most interesting parts of researching for science topics in her books. Field research and direct observation is the most fun by far! I don’t get to do it all that often, but when I was researching Coyote Moon, I would often take walks in the … More Guest Post with author Maria Gianferrari
BACON PIE by Candace Robinson & Gerardo Delgadillo is available now and this post includes a giveaway for a $25 Amazon Gift Card courtesy of Candace Robinson & Gerardo Delgadillo and Rockstar Book Tours. If you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post. About The Book: Title: BACON PIE … More YA Spotlight: Bacon Pie by Candace Robinson & Gerardo Delgadillo
Hi Jenn! Thanks for stopping by For the Love of KidLit to chat. I am also a Virgo-Writer-Jenn 🙂 Yay for Virgo writers! *high five* 1) I was fascinated to learn that a version of SLEIGHT was originally published in 2011. This new version is a top-to-bottom reimagining of the story. How did you … More Q & A with Jennifer Sommersby, YA author of SLEIGHT — with giveaway!