Tag Archives: children’s books

The first butterfly…

There was a loud buzzing coming from behind the willow screen, echoing in the narrow passage beside the house. I stood still and waited, watching with a smile as the first bumblebee of spring emerged from its winter quarters. The … Continue reading

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Darlene Foster is a guest of Charles Yallowitz: Finding Time to Write

Reblogged from Legends of Windemere: Finding Time to Write You have a great idea for a book. You’ve been thinking about it for a long time, probably years. But you’re too busy with a job, kids, aging parents, volunteer work … Continue reading

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Janice Spina interviews Robbie and Michael Cheadle

Reblogged from Jems Books: Robbie Cheadle Please help me welcome authors Robbie and Michael Cheadle to Jemsbooks.blog Segment of Interview an Author. It’s a pleasure to have you here, Robbie and Michael. The soap box is all yours. 1. Please … Continue reading

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Janice Spina interviews Darlene Foster

Reblogged from Jem’s Books: Darlene Foster Please help me welcome author Darlene Foster to Jemsbooks Blog Segment of Interview an Author.  It’s lovely to have you here Darlene. Please step up on the soap box. Please tell us something about … Continue reading

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Janice Spina interviews author Marcia Meara

Reblogged from Jem’s Books:   MARCIA MEARA Please welcome author Marcia Meara to Jemsbooks Blog Author Interview Segment. Thank you, Marcia, for coming today. Lovely to be here today, Janice! Thanks so much for having me. I’ll step aside so … Continue reading

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Janice Spina interviews the Owl Lady, author Viv Drewa!

Reblogged from Jem’s Books, Janice Spina talks to Viv Drewa,  a great supporter of Indie authors and bloggers : VIV DREWA Please help me to welcome author Viv Drew to Jemsbooks Blog Interview an Author. It’s nice to see you, … Continue reading

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Janice Spina – Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Winner!

Reblogged from Janice Spina at Jemsbooks: I am thrilled to announce that my children’s book, Colby the Courageous Cat won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award in the Category of Children’s Interest! I am extremely excited that my book won this award! … Continue reading

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Little House in the Big Woods – Jennie Fitzkee

Reblogged from A Teacher’s Reflections: I began reading aloud a new chapter reading book, Little House in the Big Woods, by Laura Ingalls Wilder.  In thirty minutes, I had read only four pages.  Four!  There was so much happening in the … Continue reading

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Guest author: Robbie Cheadle – Waitoma Glowworm Caves

During our family visit to the North Island of New Zealand in August 2016, we visited the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. The name Waitomo comes from the Maori words wai meaning water and tomo meaning hole or shaft. I have a … Continue reading

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Childhood fantasy

He’s right… by the time you reach an age with double figures, fairy stories are for babies… and you are no longer a babe. In just the same way that we cease admitting to the guilty affection for the music … Continue reading

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