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“The pumpkins are funny. You, you aren’t that funny.”

My six-year-old’s latest passion is telling me I’m “not that funny.” Kayla has invented a “Funny Meter’ and tells me daily that I’m “only half-way there,” while she and Bill are “way at the top of the Funny Meter.” Given that I like to inject humor into much of my writing, my ego could get…

“The Groovy Granny” is “a winner”

Review by Nate Hendley, author of ‘Motivation’ and 9 other books, http://www.natehendley.com/ This hardcover book features a delightful collaboration between mother and daughter (one Kayla Mae Stewart, five-years-old at the time of publication). Mom provides the poetry while Kayla’s vivid drawings illustrate the text. Don’t let the earnestly colourful pictures fool you; while the book…

The Groovy Granny: ‘Destined to become a family heirloom’

The Groovy Granny by Heather Grace Stewart Illustrated by Kayla Mae Stewart | Make Your Own Book What readers are saying about The Groovy Granny: “Destined to become a family heirloom.” “The opening poem, ‘Gadget Snow Pants,’  is pure genius.” “I can’t wait to read it to my  grandkids and tell them that a special…

A Children’s Poetry Place

I started A Children’s Poetry Place a few months back, but haven’t been able to devote as much time to it as Where the Butterflies Go. Watch for more children’s poetry there in 2011. You can subscribe to the feed, or even follow the blog on Networked Blogs. To end the year in style there,…