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Odin’s Promise: An Interview with Author, Sandy Brehl

I recently interviewed Sandy Brehl, the author of Odin’s Promise, A Novel of Norway. (Published by Crispin Books, an imprint of Crickhollow Books, Milwaukee WI 2014) We spoke via Skype. SGL: You say that Odin’s Promise started as a picture … Continue reading

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Blog Hop Part Two: YA Spy, Romance Novel

Today I am featuring an interview with Goldie Alexander, an Australian writer. What is the name of your character? Is he/she fictional or a historic person? My main character is Ruth. She is fictional. When and where is the story set? … Continue reading

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Blog Hop With a Twist

I am participating in the latest “Blog Hop” but with a change. I will be posting the interviews of the two writers I tagged on my own blog. Their links follow this interview. Elizabeth Caulfield Felt tagged me in her … Continue reading

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Boom! Boom! Boom! The Perfect Book for the Rainy Season

Boom! Boom! Boom! By Jamie A. Swenson, pictures by David Walker. Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY, 2013. When this book came out, I knew I had to have it. No, not for my grandchild, although I’m sure I will … Continue reading

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Rainbow of Birds Alive With Color

A Rainbow of Birds by Janet Halfmann, illustrations by Jack Foster. Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, 2014.  The first thing the reader will notice when picking up this book is the vibrant colors of the birds, plants and other … Continue reading

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Sheri Sinykin Wins Library Association Award

I recently interviewed Sheri Sinykin, author of Zayde Comes to Live.  SGL: You will be accepting the Elizabeth Burr/Worzalla Award from the Wisconsin Library Association on October 23. This award is given to writers of the most distinguished children’s book … Continue reading

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From Storms to Fireflies, Midsummer Picture Books to Read Right Now

Boom! Boom! Boom! By Jamie A. Swenson, pictures by David Walker. Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY, 2013.  When this book came out, I knew I had to have it. No, not for my grandchild, although I’m sure I will … Continue reading

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