Monday, March 30, 2015

Brush Your Hair, Medusa! at Bees Knees

A friend has started Bees Knees Vintage Rentals
in the Raleigh/Triangle area of NC.
These were taken in her storage unit
of awesomeness.

March 30 is National Pencil Day!
And new friends came to visit!

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Mini Myths: Make A Wish, Midas! book birthday
Little Midas wishes everything could be yellow.
His favorites are yellow undies, yellow bananas, yellow paint.
When he paints his dinoboo yellow, he regrets his wish.
Can dinoboo be returned to normal?
Wishy washy, wishy washy...
Abrams Appleseed
Joan Holub and Leslie Patricelli

What Were the Salem Witch Trials?

One of Amazon's #1 Children's New Releases in category today.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Mythology for Preschoolers: Brush Your Hair, Medusa! Make A Wish, Midas! 
Celebrating the release of two board books in the Mini Myths series today. Mini Myths bring Greek mythology to preschoolers by using real-world toddler experiences to retell each myth (includes a short summary of the original myth at the end.) Leslie Patricelli's illustrations are so cute!

Play Nice, Hercules! is a kindle monthly deal 
on Amazon for $1.99 through March 31.

Author: Joan Holub
Illustrator: Leslie Patricelli
Abrams Appleseed, March 2015

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Coming soon! Mythology board books: Brush Your Hair, Medusa! Make A Wish, Midas!
NEW! This week!
are board books that bring updated Greek myths
(and the simple, positive life lessons therein) to preschoolers!
Brush Your Hair, Medusa!
Author: Joan Holub
Illustrator: Leslie Patricelli
Abrams Appleseed, March 2015

Monday, March 16, 2015

Goddess Girls, Mini Myths, & More in the Lucky Leprechaun giveaway hop!
Like your mythology with a twist?
middle grade series puts a modern spin on Greek mythology at Mount Olympus Academy where students are godboys and goddessgirls and Zeus is the principal.
chapter books are an adventure series 
about 10 year old Greek gods and goddesses led by Zeus. 
board books bring the lessons of
updated Greek myths to preschoolers! 
And how about fairy tales with a spin?
series features strong middle grade fairy tale characters who have adventures.

Enter between March 17-29 for a chance to
win the 4 books pictured (or another recent book in the series),
all autographed by Joan Holub.
a Rafflecopter giveaway
2 winners will be notified via email and listed here on my blog post.
Books will be mailed out within 2 weeks of contest close.
Lucky Leprechaun Hop 2015

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Hooray For St Patrick's Day is lucky 13!

Celebrating lucky 13 years 
of this lift-the-flap book's publication!
Can you find the leprechaun on each page?

Friday, March 6, 2015

Play Nice, Hercules! Caldecott pigs, and a curious monkey!

for March 
which means hanging out with good company--
Caldecott pigs and a curious monkey!
The Mini Myths board book series brings mythology
to preschoolers.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Kindle Daily Deal: Be Patient, Pandora! board book

A mere $1.99, less than the cost of therapy
if you don't find out what is in her green gift box.
You have till the stroke of midnight!
The Mini Myths board book series
brings mythology to preschoolers.
by readertotz co-founder Joan Holub
illustrated by Leslie Patricelli