Monthly Archives: February 2012

Book Review: Hooray! A Pinata! (with enrichment activities)

 Hooray! A Piñata!! by Eliza Kleven Dutton Children’s Books/Penguin 1996 (for ages 6-9) SUMMARY: Young Clara selects a dog-shaped piñata for her birthday but becomes attached to it, pretending it is a real pet, and doesn’t want to see it broken. … Continue reading

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Top Questions Every Writer Wants to Hear (and a couple that they don’t)!

For me, the best question (and I mean the pinnacle, the summit, the crown, the crest, and the peak) that I have been asked since signing my first book contract is this: 1). “Where did you come up with the idea … Continue reading

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