Category: Novel Novice Junior Features

Top 6 Favorite Children’s Christmas Books

Top 6 Favorite Children’s Christmas Books

When I was in kindergarten, my mom started a really cool tradition that has continued into adulthood. Every year for Christmas, she would buy me one new holiday-themed picture book. I wrote about this very special tradition over at Dads Who Diaper — but for today’s post, I wanted to highlight my top 6 favorite […]

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Favorite Halloween Picture Books

Favorite Halloween Picture Books

Having just shared our list of Halloween Reads for YA and middle grade readers, we thought it only fair to do the same for our littlest readers. Today, we’re spotlighting some of our favorite picture books that are perfect for Halloween. Be sure to add your favorites in the comments below! And finally — for […]

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Mrs. P Discusses the 6th Annual Be-A-Famous Writer Contest

Mrs. P Discusses the 6th Annual Be-A-Famous Writer Contest

Today, Mrs. P stops by to talk with us about her 6th Annual Be-A-Famous Writer Contest, which is for K-4 classrooms. The winning classroom will be filled with books in every format from the contest’s generous sponsors. This year’s contest theme is Time Travel. We recently sat down to chat with Mrs. P herself – […]

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Dads Who Diaper: "The Moment Reading Mattered to Me"

Dads Who Diaper: "The Moment Reading Mattered to Me"

Today, my friend and former co-worker Chad stops by to guest blog for this month’s edition of Novel Novice Junior. Chad is a new dad, and the co-creator of the Dads Who Diaper website & podcast. *          *          * The Moment Reading Mattered to Me by Chad Carter I was not what you would call […]

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Matt Holm: Babymouse Q&A + Giveaway

Matt Holm: Babymouse Q&A + Giveaway

This month for Novel Novice Junior, I’m excited to share an exclusive Q&A with Matt Holm, the illustrator and co-creator of the best-selling Babymouse series and Squish series. Plus, we’ve got a great giveaway in store for you, too – so be sure to keep reading!  You’ve been writing Babymouse with your sister for quite […]

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Meet The WorryWoos + Contest

Meet The WorryWoos + Contest

Today, we officially launch our new monthly feature Novel Novice Junior — in which we’ll be featuring books for younger readers. For this first installment, I’m very excited to introduce you to The WorryWoos … plus, keep reading for your chance to win one! The WorryWoo Monsters are an award winning series of books and plush […]

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