Recent Reviews of Doyli to the Rescue

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

Didn’t We Have Fun! Wins 2013 Skipping Stones Honor Award

We’re thrilled to announce that Didn’t We Have Fun! was chosen for an Honor Award from Skipping Stones magazine, as one of 12 books selected for the Multicultural and International Books category. In the year of our 25th Anniversary, we recognize 25 outstanding books and teaching resources with the Skipping Stones Honor Awards. The honored books promote an understanding of… Read More

More Praise for Didn’t We Have Fun!

Recent praise for for Didn’t We Have Fun! includes a very nice review by Ilene Cooper in American Library Association’s Booklist. ALA Booklist is one of the big and influential review periodicals for libraries nationwide. “Robinson, an artist, shares with today’s readers what life was like growing up in a closely knit African American community during the 1950s. . …. Read More

Didn’t We Have Fun! Selected as Finalist for National Indie Press Award

More great news! Didn’t We Have Fun! by Hilda Robinson and Jeff Kunkel is a finalist for a Book of the Year Award (Picture Book category). This competition run by the folks at ForeWord Magazine is one of the best of the national indie-press recognition programs. The wonderful book, set in Philadelphia, is a celebration of African-American family life, and… Read More

Midwest Book Review Likes Didn’t We Have Fun!

Here’s an excellent review from the good folks at Midwest Book Review for Didn’t We Have Fun! by Hilda Robinson and Jeff Kunkel. “Gloriously illustrated with vivacious, full-color paintings by author Hilda Robinson, Didn’t We Have Fun! is a children’s picture book about day-to-day life growing up in an African-American community, well before the prevalence of television (let alone cell… Read More

New Book Celebrates African-American Family Life

Crickhollow Books • July 2011 Trade Hardcover (laminated cover) • 48 pages • 28 illus. • 10” x 10” Picture Book / African-American Life & Culture / Ages 5 and up $19.95 • ISBN 978-1-933987-17-0 Click here to order Didn’t We Have Fun! from Click here to order Didn’t We Have Fun! from Barnes & Noble Online Click here… Read More

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