Hen&inkblots: A Literary Blog

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!

Lula Mae & Pookie Go to France: MON CHIEN A DES PLUMES

April 5, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

Dogginess takes all forms in Susan Montanari’s MY DOG’S A CHICKEN. We’re happy to share the French edition with you … Continue reading Lula Mae & Pookie Go to France: MON CHIEN A DES PLUMES

Woot! Peep & Egg is a Finalist in the #CCBA17 Awards!

April 4, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

So excited to share that Laura Gehl and Joyce Wan’s PEEP & EGG is a finalist in the #CCBA17 Awards! … Continue reading Woot! Peep & Egg is a Finalist in the #CCBA17 Awards!

HOLD THE STRAW: Protecting the World One Word at a Time and One Breath at a Time

March 7, 2017 by Erzsi Deak

We are thrilled to share this link for Authors for Earth Day. The Coop’s Bruce Balan is back on the high … Continue reading HOLD THE STRAW: Protecting the World One Word at a Time and One Breath at a Time

Never Give Up: Carmen Oliver on Writing and the Successful School Visit

by Erzsi Deak

Carmen Oliver is interviewed by Alison  Green Meyers of the Highlights Foundation in preparation for Carmen’s May 2017 workshop, “Crafting … Continue reading Never Give Up: Carmen Oliver on Writing and the Successful School Visit