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This is the story of the creation and marketing of a self-published, illustrated childrens' book.  I am recording a work in progress in the hope readers will be encouraged to write and self-publish their own children's books. There will also be posts about good books and bookish things.

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For Greater Glory: Books About The Cristero Martyrs in Mexico

July 18, 2019

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The Story of a Book

By Christine Vincent and Guests

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July 31, 2019

What better way can there be to peek into the life of Pope Francis than through the eyes of his cat? Cat Margaret, the hero of the a new series of chapter books, The Pope's Cat, by Jon M. Sweeney, is a fictional character but she could very well be real. I don't know i...

July 18, 2019

Since the release of the motion picture For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada, a long covered up period in Mexican history has come to light. In the wake of the movie, some great books for Catholic kids have been published about the Mexican martyrs who defende...

July 12, 2019

I like to investigate books popular among kids at our public library. When I took home

I Survived Hurricane Katrina, one of the volumes in the I Survived series by Lauren Tarshis, I was impressed:

On August 28, 2005, the day Katrina is approaching, eleven-year-old Barry...

July 5, 2019

British author Margaret Rumer Godden (1907-98) is probably best known for her adult novel In this House of Brede (highly recommended) which was made into a movie starring Diana Rigg. I discovered only recently that Godden was a prolific writer with over 60 books to her...

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