Category Archives: #BelieveInMagic

#BelieveInMagic Day 15: These Boots Were Made For Magic, by Lori Ann Palma

Lori Ann Palma earned a Fine Arts degree before deciding she wanted to tell stories with words instead of pictures. Now focused on Young Adult fiction, she writes and creates in southern New Jersey, contributes to the Adventures in YA … Continue reading

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#BelieveInMagic Day 14: Mushroom Magic, by Kim Kurki (plus Book Giveaway!)

Mushroom Magic If you come upon a mushroom ring, it’s sure to bring delight. What magic caused this marvel that has popped up over night? The fungus known as Fairy Ring grows in a circle round, Where some say fairies … Continue reading

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#BelieveInMagic Day 13: Harbor Haiku, by Lindsay Bandy

Harbor Haiku Flags flicker, boats bob Wobbly legs leap a landing, Ocean waves farewell Lindsay Bandy is the Assistant Regional Advisor and Co-Blogmaster for EPA SCBWI. Tweet a hello @bandy_lindsay!

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#BelieveInMagic Day 12: Dreamland Opens Here, by Rebecca Rhodin

Rebecca Rhodin is an eastern Pennsylvania born and raised illustrator who resides west of Allentown. She is earning a Master of Fine Arts degree in Illustration with C.F. Payne at the University of Hartford. A graduate of the University of … Continue reading

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#BelieveInMagic Day 11: My Little Alien, by Liz Rees-Jones

A children’s poem inspired by “My Shadow” by Robert Louis Stevenson. My Little Alien I have a little alien that hangs around with me. He likes to hide when Mom’s around, afraid that she will see. Sometimes he is quite … Continue reading

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#BelieveInMagic Day 10: Hello Heart, by Abbe Mogell

Hello Heart Hello Heart I hear you beat When I wake And walk down the street I keep you open that’s my trick I think this keeps me from being sick— Buh bum, buh bum, buh bum I feel your … Continue reading

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#BelieveInMagic Day 9: Illustration from Claudia & Moth, by Jennifer Hansen Rolli (plus Giveaway!)

Today we have another illustration from Jennifer’s upcoming picture book, Claudia & Moth, to be released by Viking in Fall 2017. If you’d like to win an original sketch by Jennifer, add a comment below! The giveaway contest is open … Continue reading

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#BelieveInMagic Day 8: Mountain Moving Magic, by Kristen C. Strocchia

Note: Kristen’s beautiful artwork was supposed to accompany her poem, If I Believe, which was featured on Day 2 of our show. If you are reading it for the first time, or enjoying it a second time, we hope you find it … Continue reading

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#BelieveInMagic Day 7: The Dragon and the Princess: An Unexpected Egress, by Darren DeArment

The Dragon and the Princess: An Unexpected Egress Princess Henrietta of Hafaledd Wanted to be a Dragon’s Dread. A Dragon’s Dread was a fearsome knight Who caused beastly bullies to feel great fright. Pretending she was one gave her joy, … Continue reading

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#BelieveInMagic Day 6: Illustration from Claudia & Moth, by Jennifer Hansen Rolli (plus Giveaway!)

Jennifer’s illustration is from her upcoming picture book, Claudia & Moth, to be released by Viking in Fall 2017. If you’d like to win a signed copy of this illustration, add a comment below! The giveaway contest is open until February … Continue reading

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