I'm excited to welcome Amanda Davis back to First Stories as we celebrate the upcoming release of her new picture book, Moonlight Memories. Amanda and I decided to modify my standard set of questions a little, since she had already answered them on her previous appearance on my blog here. Before we jump into our… Continue reading A New First Stories Interview with Amanda Davis
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Animals in Surprising Shades
This spring marks the release of the first FIVE picture books from Gnome Road Publishing!! This small press based in Kentucky is dedicated to publishing books that inform and engage, develop and strengthen a love for reading, and bring smiles to faces of all ages. This publisher also focuses heavily on RE-READABILITY - that elusive… Continue reading Animals in Surprising Shades
Our Last…First…Story of the Year!
Welcome back, dear guest! I hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday, and I am particularly grateful that you dropped by for this last First Stories interview of 2022. Today, I'm so excited to welcome Sheila Schmotzer to First Stories! Sheila used her experience as an airline flight attendant to craft a gorgeous picture… Continue reading Our Last…First…Story of the Year!
First Stories is Riding, Rolling, and Running…with Valerie Bolling!
Well, dear readers, it's near the end of October and First Stories is back with its own treat! (No trick!) Valerie Bolling is BACK for another interview to celebrate the release of her SECOND picture book this year - RIDE, ROLL, RUN! Valerie adeptly smashes tons of fun into just a few words - only… Continue reading First Stories is Riding, Rolling, and Running…with Valerie Bolling!
First Stories Welcomes Kelly Swemba!
Welcome back, valued readers! As the weather becomes cooler in my part of the world, I love spending more and more time outside. So, I hope that you enjoy this fun interview with a cup of your favorite warm beverage (Hawaiian Hazelnut coffee for me...with lots of sugar and creamer!) near a warm fire, curled… Continue reading First Stories Welcomes Kelly Swemba!