Elizabeth Raum is a prolific writer of history in both fiction and non-fiction. Her most recent title, A Kidnapping in Kentucky, 1776, is available from Chicken Scratch Books. Q: Where did you get the idea for your most recent book, A Kidnapping in Kentucky, 1776? A: I’ve always been fascinated with our country’s history. I…… Continue reading Author spotlight: Elizabeth Raum
Jeff Pennant’s Field Guide to Raising Happy Parents
Every time Jeff tries to make his parents happy, disaster inevitably follows so he decides to turn his life into a science experiment. The results aren’t exactly what he hopes for but along the way he learns a lot and discovers even parents sometimes make mistakes. Available now from Chicken Scratch Books, Jeff Pennant’s Field…… Continue reading Jeff Pennant’s Field Guide to Raising Happy Parents
Raising strong readers
We all know the importance of literacy. It helps us communicate and make sense of our world. As an author, I love to write books that encourage children to use their imaginations and learn about God and the world around them. But, raising children who love to read can be challenging. It takes intention and…… Continue reading Raising strong readers
Strawberry Tea: Back to School Special Price
Strawberry Tea, a picture book about sharing, available now for a limited time for the back to school special price of $15 plus $5 shipping. Comment below to reserve your copy!
It’s Release Day for Strawberry Tea!
Strawberry Tea, a picture book about sharing, officially releases today! A tale about the power of kindness and generosity, Strawberry Tea features the whimsical art of illustrator Sara Thompson. Available wherever children’s books are sold!
Letters in the Woods is a finalist in the Word Awards
Today is an exciting day for Letters in the Woods! The shortlist for the Word Awards was announced and Letters in the Woods, illustrated by Sara Thompson, was chosen as a finalist in the children’s fiction/non-fiction category. The Word Awards is a national award hosted by The Word Guild to recognize excellence in Christian writing.…… Continue reading Letters in the Woods is a finalist in the Word Awards
Kidlit resources for homeschoolers
As a homeschooler, my greatest challenge was also my greatest joy: spending all day, everyday, with my kids. I loved learning with them, seeing their faces light up when they mastered something and finding ways to tailor the learning to their strengths. But it wasn’t all fingerpaint and field trips. It was also finding ways…… Continue reading Kidlit resources for homeschoolers
To all of you who have purchased a copy of any of my books, I wanted to say thank you! For the teachers who have bought books for their classrooms, for librarians who are using the books for reading clubs and subscription boxes and for everyone who has gifted one of my books to a…… Continue reading Thank You!
It’s release day!
Letters in the Woods officially released today! I am overwhelmed by the support we have had. Everything from messages to shared posts to pre-orders. Thank you all so much! The book will also be available as an ebook for those who prefer to read on a device. There was a slight delay but I was…… Continue reading It’s release day!
Off to the printers!
Letters in the Woods, an early literacy picture book, has been sent to the printer! Holding the proof in my hands was wonderful but watching my four-year-old granddaughter read through it was surreal! Letters in the Woods will be available soon from retailers everywhere! Author Susan Reimer & Illustrator Sara Thompson with Letters in the…… Continue reading Off to the printers!