Children's Books, KidLit, Raspberry Reads, Uncategorized, Writers and Authors

Raspberry Reads Alphabet Fiesta

It's been a while since Rasberry has had a new book to read and she's come back with a doozy! Alphabet Fiesta by Anne Miranda is an English/Spanish alphabet story that was illustrated by young schoolchildren in Spain! Raspberry was very excited to learn that this book was illustrated by kids and thought that made… Continue reading Raspberry Reads Alphabet Fiesta

Children's Books, KidLit, Raspberry Reads, Uncategorized, Writers and Authors, Young Writers

Raspberry Reads Akea: The Power of Destiny

Anyone who's read Raspberry Sassafras: I Am A Cow knows that Raspberry has a soft spot for canines. So naturally, she's excited about adding Akea: The Power of Destiny by Elizabeth Jade to her reading list. Akea is a Siberian Husky who was born into a family of sled dogs and a life which should have… Continue reading Raspberry Reads Akea: The Power of Destiny

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Raspberry Reads The Secret No-Girls Club

Raspberry Sassafras is both pleased and proud to be introducing the first chapter book to her reading list, The Secret No-Girls Club by Rachel Cole. Raspberry loves a good secret and belonging to clubs, but she's not so sure how she feels about the "no girls" part and wonders if that applies to girl-cows as… Continue reading Raspberry Reads The Secret No-Girls Club

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Raspberry Reads Beginning With Xs and Os: The Evolution of The Alphabet

Raspberry Sassafras is a bit of a word-nerd, loving all things word-related, even the letters that form them. So it's no wonder she's excited about going back to where it all began with Beginning With Xs and Os: The Evolution of the Alphabet by Etta Zasloff. This fictional story reveals the development of the alphabet, one… Continue reading Raspberry Reads Beginning With Xs and Os: The Evolution of The Alphabet

Children's Books, KidLit, Poetry, Raspberry Reads, Uncategorized, Writers and Authors

Raspberry Reads When I Get To Heaven

Today Raspberry is reading a very special book, one with a serious side that's told in a whimsical way. When I Get To Heaven by Angela Pullen Atherton came to be some five years ago when the author was with a company that was doing work with St. Jude's Hospital. In that hospital were children… Continue reading Raspberry Reads When I Get To Heaven

Children's Books, Creative Writing, KidLit, Storytellers, Uncategorized, Young Writers

Storytellers: Fly Story

I am so happy and thrilled to have the first submission to Storytellers to share with you. Fly Story comes from Tom who is seven years old and lives in Australia. I love his story and I think you will, too. Please use the Like button and comments section to let our first storyteller know… Continue reading Storytellers: Fly Story

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I’m Ready For My Close-Up …

I find that the more time I spend writing and illustrating the Raspberry books, marketing them, talking about them, etc., the more attached I grow to Raspberry and Jane. They're not just some stories that I tell and pictures that I draw, I care about my characters and who they're affiliated with. Which is why… Continue reading I’m Ready For My Close-Up …