Helaine Becker is the author of many books for children and young readers, including A Porcupine in a Pine Tree, Dashing Through the Snow, Worms for Breakfast, and How to Survive Absolutely Anything. helainebecker.com
Why I Became A Children's Book Author
I became a children's book author for two reasons: 1) I love books more than anything. And 2) I am unemployable in any other capacity!
"About" from the Macmillan Spring 2018 Catalog
Let them read whatever they want! The best way to encourage this is by using a library card, and letting them pick out their own books. Second, read TO them. And third: let them catch you in the act of reading!
Being a kind and generous friend.
Coming in Spring 2019, look for Megabugs!, a nonfiction exploration of prehistoric ancestors and relatives of insects. Hint - they were $%%^ huge. :) Also in Spring 2019, The Canadian Kids' Guide to Outdoor Fun. There's bugs in that one too.