Book Review: Snug as a Bug?

At-A-Glance Title: Snug as a Bug? Author: Karl NewsonIllustrator: Alex WillmoreSeries: None Genre: Picture BookAudience: Ages 4-8Release Date: June 6, 2023 This book reminds me of: It was hard to think of a close comparison. It’s upbeat and catchy like the The Wonky Donkey, but it has more layers to both the story and theContinue reading “Book Review: Snug as a Bug?”

Super Doople Blog Tour Kickoff!

A blog tour celebrating Super Doople’s release starts today! Pop over to Celebrate Lit to learn more about the tour and to read the kickoff post. Then come back each day to visit the various tour stops, where you’ll discover book reviews and behind-the-scenes insights. Be sure to scroll all the way to the endContinue reading “Super Doople Blog Tour Kickoff!”

Book Review: Unicorns NOT Wanted

At-A-Glance Title: Unicorns NOT Wanted Author-Illustrator: Fred BluntSeries: NoneAudience: Ages 4-8 Genre: Picture BookRelease Date: May 02, 2023 This book reminds me of: The unicorn, wild west setting, and interjecting characters remind me of the Lego movies. Review Unicorns NOT Wanted takes a no-unicorns-allowed stance on storytelling. But try telling a unicorn and her pugContinue reading “Book Review: Unicorns NOT Wanted”

Book Review: Rot, the Cutest in the World

At-A-Glance Title: Rot, the Cutest in the World Author-Illustrator: Ben ClantonSeries: Rot, the Mutant PotatoSeries #: 1 Genre: Picture BookAudience: Ages 4-8Release Date: December 19, 2017 This book reminds me of: Content: Picture of a potato with a butt. Review Rot is over confident in the beginning until he sees the other contestants. He comparesContinue reading “Book Review: Rot, the Cutest in the World”

Super Doople and Listening as a Creative

It’s not easy for me to put this into words, please know I’m doing my best. Super Doople began as a fun and silly superhero twist on the Humpty Dumpty story. I often smiled as I worked on it, thinking of egg puns and adding details to the artwork—like Humpty’s cake shop or Little DoopleContinue reading “Super Doople and Listening as a Creative”