Friday, December 13, 2013

It is Word of the Week Time! Katrina describes herself as RESPLENDENT.


You may listen to the live official WOW announcement broadcast each Monday at 7:20AM on WEEU 830AM from "The voice of Berks County and Beyond." Links to broadcasts may be found on the Muhlenberg School District website. Click here to go there.
Are you ready for the free printables? 
Visit Kid Lit Printables to find these free printables:


  • RESPLENDENT printable.
  • Word of the Week instruction cube
  • Word of the Week blank page to fill out

Now tell us, how will you use the word resplendent this week? Have you seen it used anywhere? Is your school using these words? What fun activities do you have for the word? I want to know and so do my friends - please share your creations and let us know if you are using our printables - that makes us happy!

If you and/or your family completes an activity, we would love to see a picture of it, or hear all about it. You may do this in the comments below; on our Facebook page; on Twitter (use the hashtag #kidlitwow); pinterest; Google+ - truly, anywhere you want to tell the world with gusto!


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As always, thank you for reading and sharing,

The Colourblind Chameleon $50 Book Blast Giveaway

About the Book

The Colourful Chameleon by Laura Kantor and Sarah Ray Title: The Colourblind Chameleon
Author: Laura Kantor
Illustrator: Sarah Ray
Publication Date: November 19, 2013
Publisher: Independent - Squidgy Face Books
Number of pages: 32
Recommended age: 2 to 7    

Summary

Once there was a very special chameleon... The Colourblind Chameleon is the debut title from up and coming author/illustrator duo Laura Kantor and Sarah Ray. This is a colourful and imaginative tale of a chameleon who doesn't fit in with the rest. He realises that it's not just good to be different... it's a lot more fun! Delight in the rhyming verses, vibrant colours and hilarious drawings as you are taken on a wonderful journey with a special little chameleon (wearing fabulous pants).  

The Early Buzz

"This is a lovely book for children ..... Fun and bright, educational and with an underlying message....... It great that it teaches children about a chameleon changing colour and it also teaches children that it's OK to be different ! I love it ! The illustrations are fabulous too...... Funny and colourful." ~ 5 Star Review, diamondlil, Amazon
"An excellent debut. Engaging story with captivating illustrations. Good to see a childrens story with a real positive message." ~ 5 Star Review, Lucy, Goodreads
 

Purchase

Amazon | Google Play | Barnes and Noble | iTunes

 

About the Author: Laura Kantor


Laura Kantor AuthorLaura Kantor up in Coventry, England, but has spent the last few years living overseas in Canada, Australia and now Singapore. In her free time she loves to travel, bake and write (of course). With a job in marketing, project management and a love for writing lists, Laura decided to self publish her own stories, and set up Squidgy Face Books in 2013 (www.squidgyfacebooks.com), teaming up with Sarah Ray who was the perfect illustrator to bring her stories to life. A year of very late nights and extremely long weekends later and their first release, The Colourblind Chameleon is ready to bring some colour and fun to squidgy faces around the world.   

About the Illustrator: Sarah Ray

Sarah Ray
Sarah Ray, the illustrator of The Colourblind Chameleon grew up in the Herefordshire countryside where she gathered lots of inspiration for her drawings. Animals feature frequently in her work and she enjoys giving them human attributes. This is Sarah’s first children’s book, after working with a variety of clients on commissioned illustration. She also has her own range of award winning greeting’s cards which she sells across the UK, http:// www.sarahray.co.uk     Squidgy Face Books

Website | Facebook | Pinterest | Google+ | Twitter (Author) | Twitter (Illustrator)

 

* $50 Book Blast Giveaway *

Prize: $50 Amazon Gift Card or PayPal cash (winner's choice) Contest runs: December 12, 2013 to January 10, 11:59 pm, 2014 Open: Internationally How to enter: Please enter using the Rafflecopter widget below. Terms and Conditions: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. A winner will be randomly drawn through the Rafflecopter widget and will be contacted by email within 48 hours after the giveaway ends. The winner will then have 72 hours to respond. If the winner does not respond within 72 hours, a new draw will take place for a new winner. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. This giveaway is sponsored by the author, Laura Kantor and is hosted and managed by Renee from Mother Daughter Book Reviews. If you have any additional questions - feel free to send and email to Renee(at)MotherDaughterBookReviews(dot)com. a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Almost Wordless Wednesday Writing Prompt: A little help here...

Poem? Story? Haiku? Question? What does this picture bring to your mind?
Write it below in the comments and have an amazing day!
A special thanks to Snuffles, the hamster, for assisting us with our writing prompts.

We participate routinely in the following Wordless Wednesday Blog Hops.
We encourage you to visit them as well.
Thank you to all of the fabulous hosts!

Create with Joy's Wordless Wednesday
Amanda's Books & More Picture Perfect Party Linky
That Suburban Momma's Not so Wordless Wednesday
The Jenny's Evolution: Wordless Wednesday
Crafty Spices: Wordless Wednesday


Thank you for reading and sharing,

Monday, December 9, 2013

Dog facts free printable now available

New Printable!

Stanley is happy because we now have printables for both Cat Facts and Dog Facts. Thanks to Kid Lit Printables for creating these for us. Click here to view all printables for our book, The Perpetual Papers of the Pack of Pets.

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Free #printable of  #dog facts to go along with @StanleyNKatrina 's #cat facts printable! ” (Click to Tweet:)

As always, thank you for reading and sharing,