Book Launch

Head over to the Barnes & Noble at 5705 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA this Friday, Sep 6th, from 6:-7:30 pm for the release of our latest launch! Meet J.P. Coman, get your book to signed, and learn all about the characters from Winnie and the Mystery of the Missing Moonstones.

Meet Maïlys Pitcher

It’s time to meet the illustrator of Winnie and the Mystery of the Missing Moonstones, Maïlys Pitcher! Why did you decide to become an illustrator, and what are your future goals? Ever since I was little, I knew I wanted to work with pictures. I would spend all my time reading illustrated books and admiring the artwork, and drawing myself of course. Giving a story life through drawings has always been my passion. How can one make the emotion in … Read More

Reading with Overbey

Taylor Overbey had a great group of kids to read to at Corporal Middlebrook Elementary School in Lafayette last week! He read from The I-Wants and the Gimmies and The Snit and George Franklin Whit and shared stories about his characters. Many thanks to Lori Guillory for all her help and for sharing these great pictures!  

Make it Logical

Have you ever watched a movie or read a book and thought, that wouldn’t really happen? Of course you have! As adults, we are constantly expected to allow some suspension of disbelief in our entertainment, especially in science fiction and fantasy. Children, however, are not as forgiving and will call you out if the facts of your fiction aren’t logical. A quick search will give tips about creating believable characters, plots, and scenarios that children will love. But very few … Read More

Time to Think About Gifts

Halloween is just around the corner, so of course stores are gearing up for gift giving season! It’s not too early to start looking at books for your loved ones, especially the children in your life. The Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) is holding a promotion of this year’s new books from October 23 to December 7th, so be sure to check out what they have!   SCBWI Book Stop – Display

EVVY Winner

Many congratulations to Amber Heaton! Her debut picture book, Pearls for Pearl, won a Merit award in the children’s book category of the 2018 EVVY Awards. This is the 24th year of the annual contest recognizing excellence in independently published authors world wide, and is sponsored by the Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA) and the CIPA Education and Literacy Foundation (ELF).  

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