We’re getting wonderful reviews of Doyli to the Rescue: Saving Baby Monkeys in the Amazon, the first book in Cathleen Burnham’s outstanding six-book WAKA (World Association of Kids and Animals) books, showing global kids around the world active in wild animal rescue and protection. Here’s a review from Natalie Kinsey-Warnock, Vermont children’s book author, whose many books include The Bear… Read More
Odin’s Promise: A Novel of Norway, a middle-grade historical novel by Wisconsin author Sandy Brehl, has been gathering some lovely praise and awards. Recent accolades include: Best Girl-Empowering Books of 2014 (Ages 9–12) – A Mighty Girl Website. Ten Best Indie Middle-Grade Novels of 2014 – ForeWord Magazine . Finalist, Midwest Book Award (Children’s Fiction) – Midwest Independent Publishers Association (winners… Read More
Crispin Books is pleased to announce the release of a third book in Marion Moore Hill’s “Scrappy Librarian” series. Bookmarked for Murder is actually the first title in Hill’s three-book series (so far), which Crispin Books has now re-released in new editions, with the other two books released several months ago. The series features inquisitive public librarian Juanita Wills, who… Read More
It’s October . . . the perfect month to curl up by the fire and enjoy a spooky ghost story. Raymond Bial, noted Illinois children’s book author, is especially fond of the humorous tale, with restless ghosts haunting every old barn and overgrown cemetery . . . but also full of good messages about friendship, doing the right thing, helping… Read More
[By Alissa Knop • For Immediate Release] If you’ve lived in the Midwest, these characters will be instantly familiar to you. Now in a second edition, Jeff Kunkel’s Warming Fires: Stories for All Seasons is back in print with an entertaining cast of Midwestern characters, with the bonus of a new story added to the collection. In this book of… Read More
Summer reading for kids? How about summer writing! Here are some great tips for young writers.
Looking for a nice mystery about a nosy public librarian and adult literacy tutoring, all sprinkled, like little candies on a poisoned cupcake, with a few dead bodies and oodles of suspects? Then you’ll want to read Oklahoma author Marion Moore Hill’s latest installment in her Scrappy Librarian Mystery series: Cook the Books. Cook the Books is a cozy mystery… Read More