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

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, 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

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

Raspberry Reads Ollie Discovers the Planets

Raspberry Sassafras thinks the book she's reading today is just out of this world. Literally! Ollie Discovers the Planets, written by Anya Acres and illustrated by Megan Elizabeth, tells the story of an adventurous little alien, Ollie, who is both inquisitive and fearless. He lives with his mum and dad on a little planet, just… Continue reading Raspberry Reads Ollie Discovers the Planets

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Raspberry Reads A Walk Up Kinder Scout & Fun in Formby

After two days of two cats, today Raspberry Sassafras is excited to be reading two picture books about one dog named Breezie Boo, written by the dog's Mummy, Kate Robinson. In the first book, A Walk up Kinder Scout, Breezie Boo, the beagle, who loves to go on adventures,  dreams of her favorite place to… Continue reading Raspberry Reads A Walk Up Kinder Scout & Fun in Formby

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

Perhaps I Whined Too Soon … plus Bonus News!

Yesterday I published a bit of a good news/bad news post. The good news was that my site's new feature, Raspberry Reads, was doing well and people were submitting their books to take advantage of the opportunity to have them promoted, no strings attached. The bad news was that my other feature, Storytellers, was doing… Continue reading Perhaps I Whined Too Soon … plus Bonus News!

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Raspberry Reads Kayla and Isaiah: Going to the Park and My Cat

Raspberry Sassafras has cracked the cover on a new book. Kayla and Isaiah: Going to the Park and My Cat by Maria Rosario is a doubly-delightful picture book that offers the main story and a mini-story. In the primary tale, Kayla and Isaiah: Going to the Park, the kids are excited that their mom is taking… Continue reading Raspberry Reads Kayla and Isaiah: Going to the Park and My Cat

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

If At First You Don’t Succeed And So Forth …

A couple of weeks ago I had one of my brilliant ideas when trying to think of ways to liven up my website.  The site is centered around a series of children's books I'm writing, so really the only time anything would change would be when a new book was released. Not the most dynamic… Continue reading If At First You Don’t Succeed And So Forth …