Reviews

Are You Game for Expert Writing Advice?

    LEVEL UP:Quests to Master Mindset, Overcome Procrastination, and Increase Productivity. A Guide for Writers, Entrepreneurs, and Creatives By Rochelle Melander    October 2019      Dream Keepers Press Rochelle Melander wears many caps. She is a writing coach with experience in support of individual, spiritual, and professional development. She has multiple books to her… Read more »

CAPTAIN ROSALIE: A Jewel of a Book About the First World War

Captain Rosalie by Timothee De Fombelle Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault Translated by Sam Gordon Candlewick Press, 2019 ISBN 978 1-5362-0520-6 This slim and gentle book will surprise you. CAPTAIN ROSALIE could easily slip under the radar, but I urge you to take time to find it and read it. The effort won’t be great, not… Read more »

A Biography-In-Verse: It Rained Warm Bread

IT RAINED WARM BREAD: Moishe Moskowitz’s Story of Hope (A Novel in Verse) Story by Gloria Moskowitz-Sweet, Poems by Hope Anita Smith, Illustrations by Lea Lyon Christy Ottaviano Books, Henry Holt and Company, New York 2019 ISBN: 9781250165725, 160pp. Summary: Holocaust survivor Michael (Moishe) Moskowitz was a Jewish child in 1936 when Hitler’s Nazi rise… Read more »

Flights of Fancy: Creativity Pompts from “The Greats”

  Don’t miss this treasury of writing wisdom and wit: FLIGHTS OF FANCY: Creative Inspiration from Ten Award-Winning Authors and Illustrators is an anthology of essays and writing prompts by the first ten Children’s Laureates of the UK: Malorie Blackman, Quentin Blake, Anthony Browne, Lauren Child, Julia Donaldson, Anne Fine, Michael Morpurgo, Chris Riddell, Michael Rosen, and Jacqueline Wilson, with an introduction by… Read more »