Tag Archives: Greg Pizzoli

What I’ve Been Reading (March 2016) – BIOGRAPHIES!

I’ve been researching picture book biographies for two new stories I’m working on. I find it such an exciting format for kids to learn about important people in our world. The shorter word count of a picture book can draw in reluctant readers and the illustrations add another layer of interest and understanding. A blurb […]

What I’ve Been Reading (June 2015)

I attended the fantastic Children’s Literature Conference at Shenandoah University in June where I got the opportunity to hear some amazing authors and illustrators speak. Many of this month’s recommended books come from the conference. Happy reading! Babies and Toddlers (0-2 years) & Preschool (3-5 years): Preschool (3-5 years): Preschool (3-5 years) & Early Elementary […]

A Great Find at a Tiny Bookstore

I took my mom and mother-in-law to brunch today at the beautiful Salamander Resort in Middleburg, Virginia. After filling ourselves with mimosas and several helpings from the ridiculously delicious buffet, we decided to walk around downtown Middleburg and check-out the shops. One tiny building tucked down a side street caught my eye: Second Chapter Books.  […]