A Beautiful Idea for Children’s Books Authors

On the surface, it’s a cute story about a duckling who doesn’t want to get wet–until he tries swimming and finds out that he likes it. But I think that for those of us who write books for children, it’s much more than a cute, beautifully illustrated story. Author Susan Lurie says, “I fell in love with this little
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Children’s Book Authors—Agents of Change?

by Margaret Welwood During storytime, kids are especially receptive to lessons that teach values. Stories of kindness will reach their hearts in ways that direct discussions never can. As parents and grandparents, we rightly worry about violence on TV and in movies and games, and its effect on children. As children’s book authors, can we
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