Author Archives: savvywriter

About savvywriter

Writer, blogger, lover of Snoopy. Member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI).

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type

At first glance, the board book Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type looks like nothing more than a silly children’s book meant to make kids laugh. But it’s so much more! This adorable book teaches children the concept of activism, including negotiation and … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Yakyu

It’s baseball season! If you know a child who loves baseball, Take Me Out to the Yakyu is the perfect picture book! In this colorfully illustrated book, a young boy tells you all about how he enjoys going to the beloved ballgame … Continue reading

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Plants Can’t Sit Still

Earth Day is almost here! What better way to celebrate than with a book about nature! Plants Can’t Sit Still is a children’s picture book that introduces kids to the behavior of plants, explaining how plants work in a kid-friendly … Continue reading

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Little People, Big Dreams: Marie Curie

Did you know that Marie Curie was a world-recognized scientist who won two Nobel prizes for science? In the delightful picture book Little People, Big Dreams: Marie Curie educates the youngest of children about this amazing woman in history and her … Continue reading

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Heroes of Black History: Biographies of Four Great Americans

As Black History Month comes to an end and Women’s History Month begins, the children’s book Heroes of Black History: Biographies of Four Great Americans is a book that observes both. With lots of colorful illustrations that show great emotion, … Continue reading

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Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

There are many great women of black history; there are the trailblazers like Harriet Tubman, who literally blazed a trail to freedom for hundreds of slaves. There is Ruby Bridges, who at the age of six became the first student … Continue reading

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1, 2, 3, Sí!: A Numbers Book in English and Spanish

In celebration of Multicultural Children’s Book Day tomorrow, CalicoKidz is reviewing 1, 2, 3, Sí!: A Numbers Book in English and Spanish, a colorful, fun and educational board book for young children who are beginning to learn to count. It’s colorful … Continue reading

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