Hen&inkblots: A Literary Blog

MINDFUL KIDS card deck is a prize-winner (and a keeper!)

October 24, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

      We are thrilled to announce that Whitney Stewart’s MINDFUL KIDS deck of mindful activities cards for kids … Continue reading MINDFUL KIDS card deck is a prize-winner (and a keeper!)

Whitney Stewart’s Mindful Kids — 50 mindfulness activities even big people can do!

October 2, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

Check out this month’s Stressed Teens Mindful Spotlight featuring Whitney Stewart and the Mindful Kids Activity Card Deck! http://conta.cc/2yQnePV

Steal this book.

September 12, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

When I was 6 years-old, my crowd of Los Feliz Elementary School first-graders convinced shy (very shy!) me to go … Continue reading Steal this book.

MINDFUL ME, MINDFUL YOU, MINDFUL KIDS!

August 17, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

So pleased to share Whitney Stewart’s MINDFUL KIDS — 50 cards of mindful activities for kindness, focus, and calm — … Continue reading MINDFUL ME, MINDFUL YOU, MINDFUL KIDS!

Getting to Yes: How to Land — and Keep — and Agent

July 4, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

Join me (Erzsi) and a few Chicks at the SCBWI Summer Conference this weekend in Los Angeles where I’ll share … Continue reading Getting to Yes: How to Land — and Keep — and Agent

CRAZY SALADS for KIDS: RABBIT STEW by Wendy Wahman and CARROT & PEA by Morag Hood

May 19, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

Playing with food — and words! CRAZY SALAD by Nora Ephron was one of my favorite books in high school, … Continue reading CRAZY SALADS for KIDS: RABBIT STEW by Wendy Wahman and CARROT & PEA by Morag Hood

Chicks Alive! Children’s Book Week 2017 — starring PEEP & EGG!!!

May 16, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

    The Coop’s Laura Gehl & illustrator Joyce Wan’s PEEP & EGG — and chicks! — star at Cub … Continue reading Chicks Alive! Children’s Book Week 2017 — starring PEEP & EGG!!!

A Worldwide Bestseller; or, What an Invisible String can do…

April 11, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

THE LITTLE BOOK THAT COULD: Patrice Karst’s THE INVISIBLE STRING Connecting the World one Reader at a Time Patrice Karst … Continue reading A Worldwide Bestseller; or, What an Invisible String can do…

Edible Poetry!

by Erzsi Deak

Check out this terrific review on Jama’s Alphabet Soup of FRESH-PICKED POETRY by Michelle Schaub and Amy Huntington! Yum! “If … Continue reading Edible Poetry!