Interview with Cindy Helms, Author of “100 Things”

Cindy Helms is an artist, author, and illustrator based in Denver, Colorado. She uses a variety of mediums for her creations but prefers drawing using simple pens and colored pencils. After many years as an IT manager, another many years designing and building sets for musical theater, and another many years as a stay-at-home mom […]

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“100 Things” by Cindy Helms

100 Things Written and Illustrated by Cindy HelmsSet Free Publishing 2018ISBN 978-0996339759 Reviewed by Eve Panzer, Barefoot Librarian (2/20/2019) The 100th Day of school is a commonly celebrated milestone for young elementary students. However, in the book 100 Things author/illustrator Cindy Helms has taken a new twist on the theme making it fresh and fun […]

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“The Story of Bluff” by Mr. Kind

The Story of Bluff Mr. Kind Independently Published (2018) ISBN 9781729274460 Reviewed by Alyvia (age 10) and Eliana (age 8) for Reader Views Kids (2/19) A fable is a short story that teaches a lesson or moral, which people, especially kids can use in everyday life. “The Story of Bluff” by Mr. Kind is that […]

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“Smeagull the Seagull” by Mark Seth Lender

Smeagull the Seagull Mark Seth Lender Seahouse Press (2018) ISBN 9781732192904 Reviewed by Ciara (age 12), Sarina (age 4) for Reader Views Kids (1/19) A wonderfully illustrated and constructed book called, “Smeagull the Seagull” by Mark Seth Lender, is about a seagull and his relationship with humans. Birds are a lot smarter than we think […]

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