Words Have Wings

My Favorite Children’s Books

The Tub People by Pam Conrad The Tub People are 7 wooden toys that line up in the same order on the side of the tub every day. One day the Tub Child disappears and the family forms a search and rescue team. This was a bedtime favorite at my house. I think the fact … Read more

Giant Crisp Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookie recipe

Growing up I spent many hours baking with my grandparents. My grandfather owned a bakery and his specialty was making fruit pies. His pies were delicious, and on Sunday mornings there was a line around the block with people ready to buy one of his pies. Pie making was a little involved, but I enjoyed … Read more

Welcome (my first blog post!)

Welcome

I am happy that you have found your way to my website! This blog was created to: Inspire young writers Emphasize writing for pleasure Share fun and engaging writing activities Share my journey as a children’s picture book writer Encourage children to find their writing voice My name is Karen and I am a teacher … Read more