Great news for parents, educators, authors, illustrators, and publishers of children’s books!
Kidlittakeaways is moving to Instagram!
Please follow us @kidlittakeaways
And just for following, you can enter our giveaway below!
What are Kidlittakeaways (KLTs)?
Kidlittakeaways are short, succinct posts about the craft of creating kidlit and the rewards that kids will gain when diving into the books we feature!
KLTs are for _______? Everyone who loves children's books!
Here’s what you’ll find in every post:
Fabulous children’s books with KLTs for...
Attention authors, illustrators, & publishers:
If you have a new children’s book coming out in 2021 (or perhaps one that slipped by in 2020), please let us know! We will be thrilled to choose from outstanding kidlit and share on our new page.
Who are we?
We are Donna Cangelosi and Chana Stiefel—picture book critique partners & friends who are passionate about kids' books & love to share takeaways from our writing journeys. Follow us on Instagram @chanastiefel @dmcange.
Chana Stiefel is the author of more than 25 books for children. Her new picture book, LET LIBERTY RISE!, illustrated by Chuck Groenink, will be coming out from Scholastic on 3-2-21! It’s the true story of how America’s schoolchildren helped save the Statue of Liberty. Kidlittakeaway: Be inspired by what we can accomplish when we all work together.
Donna Cangelosi is a psychologist by day and a picture book author by night. Her debut picture book, MISTER ROGERS’ GIFT OF MUSIC, illustrated by Amanda Moeckel, will be published by Page Street Kids, Spring, 2022. Kidlittakeaway: The story focuses on the important role music played in the life of Fred Rogers and how he used it to help children.
Will we continue our Kidlittakeaways blog?
We’ll keep it online for now. Save your favorite posts!
We will be giving away one signed copy of LET LIBERTY RISE! By Chana Stiefel, illustrated by Chuck Groenink (Scholastic 3-2-21) to one lucky winner (U.S. only). To enter, follow @kidlittakeaways on Instagram, comment, and tag a friend.
That’s it! Easy, peasy fun!
Looking forward to seeing you @kidlittakeaways.
Donna Cangelosi and Chana Stiefel are picture book critique partners & friends who are passionate about kids' books & are eager to share tidbits from their writing journey with other aspiring writers.