Howard the monster from The Monster in My Basement is part of a great history of monsters in kidlit. Learn about some of his other friends and what these friendly monsters in children’s books can teach children.
The 25th annual Ride for Roswell was to have taken place this weekend. I am registered to Ride to End Cancer, but like tens of thousands of fellow riders, I will instead be following pandemic protocol and avoiding crowds. Both The Ride and being extremely cautious to avoid exposure to Covid are particularly critical for […]
A long time ago in a galaxy far far away, Mandy Bailey was a French teacher, continuously talking about food en français. She worked restaurant and catering gigs during her college days and started Bacon & Bakin’ Catering and Cakery. Then she worked for a huge, industrial strength food firm, where sadly she saw lots […]
City of Light is fighting to survive this pandemic by announcing its biggest promotion yet. We are hitting a global reset button. A hard reset. As the globe has gone dark, our screens have lit up as we attempt to create a virtual version of normalcy. But we know that this isn’t normal. At City […]
In early March, I brought home a few advance review copies of City of Light’s forthcoming books to show my mother. She instilled in me my love for reading, and she loves getting a sneak peek at the books we are publishing. Her favorites are usually the children’s picture books. She is, after all, a […]
With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing, National Library Week 2020 embraces a digital platform Each year, the American Library Association (ALA) hosts National Library Week. As our world turns more virtual than ever, ALA, along with librarians, publishers and industry professionals across the nation are shifting our celebrations to accommodate the digital world. This week is […]