jump to navigation

Maya in the Top Ten! August 25, 2013

Posted by flashlightblog in Awards and Honors, Maya Was Grumpy.
add a comment
Written and illustrated by Courtney Pippin-Mathur

Written and illustrated by Courtney Pippin-Mathur

Maya Was Grumpy was selected for the top ten Summer ’13 Indie Next Kids’ Great Read(Use the arrow to scroll to the right to see Maya).

Thank you to all the independent booksellers who believe in Maya!

Too Much Glue Ranks #2 in Amazon’s Hot New Releases! August 18, 2013

Posted by flashlightblog in Book Launchings, Too Much Glue, Upcoming Books.
Tags: , ,
1 comment so far

As of this morning, Too Much Glue (written by Jason Lefebvre, illustrated by Zac Retz) was listed as the second “hottest” new release on Amazon in the Children’s Literature category!

tmgamazon

This pretty much sums up how we feel about it:

y

Available now on Amazon, B&N and at your local bookstore

“…debut illustrator Retz’s artwork is created digitally, but there’s a sculptural quality to it that almost suggests he could be using glue as a medium, too…. First-time author LeFebvre presents a rowdy tale about the disruptive forms that creativity can take.” — Publishers Weekly

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s Book Lovers’ Day! August 9, 2013

Posted by flashlightblog in Miscellaneous.
add a comment
Written by Carrie Clickard Illustrated by Mark Meyers

Written by Carrie Clickard
Illustrated by Mark Meyers

Share girl pirate Victricia Malicia’s love of books this Book Lovers’ Day in Victricia Malicia: Book-Loving Buccaneer. Hop on board and enjoy the full pdf here.

I want a new pet that’s not scaly or spiny – and wish I could keep my books somewhere less briny!

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s Happiness Happens Day! August 8, 2013

Posted by flashlightblog in Miscellaneous.
1 comment so far
Written and illustrated by Courtney Pippin-Mathur

Written and illustrated by Courtney Pippin-Mathur

Thankfully, happiness happens to all of us, no matter how grumpy we get sometimes. Join Maya as she finds this out in Maya Was Grumpy. Find happiness with the full pdf here.

Maya felt a wiggle reach the corners of her frown.

When a Dragon Visits BookfestPA July 24, 2013

Posted by flashlightblog in Author Signings, Dragon.
Tags: ,
add a comment

Jodi Moore – author of When a Dragon Moves In – attended the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts’ Bookfest on July 13th, 2013 along with the dragon himself, made from recyclable materials by Jodi’s son, Steve.

Here are some pictures from the event!

Little Dragon fan

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s Teddy Bear’s Picnic Day! July 10, 2013

Posted by flashlightblog in Miscellaneous.
add a comment
Written by Lori Sunshine Illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler

Written by Lori Sunshine
Illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler

Get some ideas for adventures you can have with your teddy bear in I’m Really Not Tired. Read the full pdf here.

He’d try to discover what went on out there, and for an accomplice he’d take Petey Bear.

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s Disobedience Day! July 3, 2013

Posted by flashlightblog in Miscellaneous.
add a comment
Written by Thad KrasneskyIllustrated by David Parkins

Written by Thad Krasnesky
Illustrated by David Parkins

Have fun reading about Emmy’s naughtiness this Disobedience Day in I Always, ALWAYS Get My Way. Do NOT find the full pdf here.

I sweetly answered, “Don’t blame me. Did you forget? I’m only three!”

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s National Go Fishing Day! June 18, 2013

Posted by flashlightblog in Miscellaneous.
add a comment
Written by Amanda NollIllustrated by Howard McWilliam

Written by Amanda Noll
Illustrated by Howard McWilliam

Gabe is celebrating National Go Fishing Day but that means he’s left Ethan all alone. Keep Ethan company in I Need My Monster. Enjoy the full pdf here.

Tonight, when I looked under my bed for my monster, I found this note instead. “Gone fishing. Back in a week. -Gabe” What was I going to do?

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s World Juggler’s Day! June 16, 2013

Posted by flashlightblog in Miscellaneous.
add a comment
Written by Linda LoddingIllustrated by Suzanne Beaky

Written by Linda Lodding
Illustrated by Suzanne Beaky

Experience all the activities that Ernestine is juggling in The Busy Life of Ernestine Buckmeister. Find the full pdf here.

Nanny made sure Ernestine got to all her classes. But sometimes they were so busy, things got confused.

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s Best Friends Day! June 8, 2013

Posted by flashlightblog in Miscellaneous.
add a comment
Written by Roz Rosenbluth Illustrated by Maurie Manning

Written by Roz Rosenbluth
Illustrated by Maurie Manning

Find out what true friendship means on Best Friends Day with David and Ruben in Getting to Know Ruben Plotnick. Enjoy the full pdf here.

Ruben Plotnick is the coolest kid in my class… Everyone wants to be his friend.