The Gift of Reading

When I say that I believe reading is a gift, it is a message that comes from my heart. The joy–and even sorrow–that comes from a book can be a comforting companion. The emotions and thoughts they provoke unrivaled. It is something that I want all children (and adults) to experience. It is why you will always find books underneath our Christmas tree each year.

In the Classroom: The Great Egg Hunt

Robbie’s nose twitched, and he worriedly stamped his foot as examined the empty chicken coop. Easter was just a few weeks away and soon boys and girls would wake up in eager anticipation. Baskets in hand, they would hurry out into the bright sunshine in search of their treasure.  Except this year, if he didn’t [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|In the Classroom|2 Comments

Basic Word Settings for a Children’s Book Layout

After posting my blog article, Formatting Your Children's Book, I was asked about the specific settings for a Word document. There are a lot of factors that will determine how to set-up your children's book, but I've included my basic settings. Let's get started. http://klamb.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Word-Tutorial-Pic-1-1.png (Click to enlarge thumbnail) [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Author Community|2 Comments

Book Review: James & the Dragon

Sheath your swords gallant knights and fear not fair maidens for the noble Farloft means no harm. But if ye be a mighty wizard with a wayward, evil heart--well, that is another story entirely. Today, my focus is on the children's book, James & the Dragon.  So settle in as I introduce you to [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Children's Books, Project Literacy|2 Comments

In the Classroom | Roll-A-Story

One of my favorite segments on my blog is In the Classroom. Why? Because it means that I am going to be focusing on some sort of classroom activity and worksheet. However, these worksheets and activities are not exclusive to the classroom and are available to everyone on the website. Here is your chance as a [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Author Community, In the Classroom, Project Literacy|Comments Off on In the Classroom | Roll-A-Story