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One of the amazing things about stories is that it provides readers the opportunity to identify aspects of themselves within the characters, or learn about characters that live a completely...
What the Bread Says has been such a gift. The book is about my grandfather and how he taught me the family story – his story and history – as...
It’s hard to believe Raja’s Pet Camel has been out in the world for 3 years already! Raja and Kamal were born in my mind a decade before that, so...
Cookie & Milk has been out in the world since October 2019 and it’s been a great ride. When I wrote this story I knew I had something special and...
On July first, my picture book, “It’ll be Irie” published by Cardinal Rule Press, made its world debut. What seemed like such a far-off time back in Winter of 2022,...
The summer 2023 release of our new book It’ll Be Irie, by Donn Swaby, is fast approaching. It tells the story of a young boy named Raymond who moves from...
As a child, I always begged my parents for just one more bedtime story, never wanting to go to sleep. The magic of children's books transported me to such wonderful...
Growing up, I was obsessed with listening to stories about my relatives. Every time I would visit my grandparents, I’d find myself immersed in the world they grew up in...
We all can think back to our birthdays as children and how they were such magical days. Going to school in our best outfit and being met with birthday wishes...
My Cardinal Rule Press book, Kindness is a Kite String, ends with this hopeful message: “Kindness is contagious. When you catch it, pass it on!” In the two years since...
Nearly everyone has, at one point in their life, felt the need to change themselves to fit in. Moving to a new city, starting at a new school, meeting a...
Within history, Cinco De Mayo has become a celebrated holiday of Mexico’s victory over the Second French Empire in 1862. Along with that, the day has become a way to...
When I think about cooking with kids, my mind immediately goes towards potential safety hazards, and I think that most parents everywhere would agree. I think about babysitting and...
Multicultural Children’s Book Day is celebrating its 10th Anniversary! We are thrilled to welcome Cardinal Press Rule as our Silver Sponsor! Cardinal Press Rule is a publishing company focused on...