Tag Archives: Kim Norman

Crocodaddy Giveaway!

I’ve been having a great time on the Crocodaddy book tour. And I’m so pleased that author Kim Norman is hosting a giveaway for readers of this blog! Leave a comment by midnight tonight EST, and I will choose a winner at random to receive a signed copy. (US only, please!) The other participants are here: A Christian Worldview of Fiction, A Mom Speaks, A Pathcwork of Books, All About Children’s Books, Becky’s Book Reviews, Booking Mama,Cafe of Dreams, Dolce Bellezza, Fireside Musings, KidzBookBuzz.com, Looking…

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Kim Norman Interview (Crocodaddy Blog Tour Day 2)

Kim Norman, author of Crocodaddy, answered some questions for me. Thanks, Kim! The book is partly inspired by your own young sons. How does being a mom affect your writing? When my boys were little, I loved reading to them. I find reading children’s books to be very inspirational. My creativity is particularly sparked by wordplay, so I really miss those whimsical conversations you can have with a 4-year-old. Because they lack a long vocabulary history, they take words very literally, which can lead to…

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Crocodaddy by Kim Norman (Blog Tour Day 1)

Synopsis: An illustrated children’s book about a boy who takes a fantastic ride on the back of a friendly crocodile. Review: Crocodaddy follows a young boy as he faces his fears and wrestles with a crocodile. Playfully illustrated by David Norman, the book uses surfing and snowboarding imagery to represent our hero’s imaginative ride. Older preschoolers will love how the rhymes evoke action, movement, and play, and it seems natural that they will want to play Crocodaddy themselves. I will have an interview with Kim…

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