Tag Archives: KidLit

On Writing for Children

By Jim Denney Here are a few of my favorite insights from children’s authors about the books they write and the readers they write for . . . “You must write the book that wants to be written. If the … Continue reading

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Unlocking Your Child’s Spirituality (Part 3 of 4)

Opinion by Jim Denney, author of Battle Before Time, Christian time travel adventure for young readers [Read Part 1 here.]  [Read Part 2 here.] In Parts 1 and 2 of this four-part series, I talked about the research of Dr. Catherine Posey, which showed … Continue reading

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Unlocking Your Child’s Spirituality (Part 1 of 4)

by Jim Denney, author of Battle Before Time, Christian time travel adventure for young readers Gladys Hunt, author of Honey for a Child’s Heart, urges parents to give their children the gift of soaring to other times and places, the … Continue reading

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The Gift of Wings

by Jim Denney In September 1962, my third-grade class filed into the school library in search of adventure. I found mine right away—a book displayed on the “new arrivals” shelf. It had a blue cover with three children silhouetted against … Continue reading

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