It’s a special story time over at Nicola’s Books! Lisa Wheeler and Jodi McKay will be coming over to share a few books with your kiddos, we’ll craft the perfect picture just like Pencil and share some snacks with our friends.
About the Books
Where Are The Words?- Period wants to write a story but can’t find the words, so his friends offer their help. Question Mark asks around and Exclamation Point finds some enthusiastic words from some unexpected place. Now all Period needs is an idea, but from whom?
Pencil’s Perfect Picture- Pencil is trying to draw the perfect picture for his dad. So, he asks his friends Brush, Pastel, Marker, Crayon, and Chalk what makes their art perfect. But they each have a different answer. How will Pencil be able to create his own perfect picture?
A Hug is for Holding Me--As a small girl and her father explore the natural world, they compare things in nature to hugs.
Dino-Halloween-- The dinosaurs from the ever popular Dino-Sport series, explore Halloween in this latest offering.
People Share with People--Like its predecessor, People Don't Bite People, this book uses humor and common situations to explore and discuss a familiar preschool problem--sharing!
Even Monsters Go to School--Everyone gets those first day jitters--even monsters! Read along to see how some of the world's most famous monsters--Frankenstein, Big Foot, Nessie and more!--handle their first day of school.
About the Authors
Jodi McKay lives in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan with her husband, son, and two furry friends. She started writing when she was 8 years old, but decided to finish school before pursuing her career as an author. Jodi has two books published by Albert Whitman & Co., WHERE ARE THE WORDS? (2016) and, PENCIL’S PERFECT PICTURE (2019). Jodi will step into the role of co-regional advisor for SCBWI-MI in September and is represented by Linda Epstein of Emerald City Literary Agency.
Lisa Wheeler is passionate about children’s books. “I love everything about them, including the smell.” To date, Lisa has over 45 titles on library shelves. She’s written picture books in prose and rhyme, an easy reader series, four poetry books, and creative nonfiction for the very young.
Her newest titles include, A Hug is for Holding Me, illustrated by Lisk Feng (Abrams Appleseed), Dino-Halloween, illustrated by Barry Gott (CarolRhoda), People Share with People Illustrated by Molly Idle and Even Monsters Go to School, illustrated by Chris Van Dusen (HarperCollins). Lisa shares her Michigan home with her husband, her dog, and an assortment of anthropomorphic characters.