Happy Birthday to…Us!

Rachel PellegrinoLambie Love, Little Lamb Books

What a difference one year makes! Yes, ONE year ago today, Little Lamb Books officially launched into the publishing industry. 12 months ago, we threw open our doors and invited authors of picture books and middle grade or young adult … Read More

Giving Thanks: Education (Day #18)

Rachel PellegrinoGiving Thanks, Life


I am so thankful for Education. I love learning. I am a perpetual student. I still take classes whenever I can work one into my schedule. And, I loved teaching. Fifteen years of my life I spent teaching middle school … Read More

Celebration of Reading

Rachel PellegrinoLife, Little Lamb Books

This past Monday, October 12, I was honored to not only attend the 14th Annual Celebration of Reading hosted by the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, but to also have Little Lamb Books sponsor eight (8) teachers for the … Read More

Top 5 Reasons to Donate

Rachel PellegrinoLife, Little Lamb Books

Donating to a cause is a personal thing. We choose people, groups, companies and causes to donate to because of our life experiences, our friends’ recommendations, a community’s need, a family member’s request. There are causes for everything from health … Read More

We Have Today

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Life

We are not promised tomorrow. We only have today. Our hearts go out to those affected in the Oregon shooting, to the families who lost loved ones. We say thank you to the heroes of yesterday. Thank you those who … Read More

Tomorrow’s the Day!

Rachel PellegrinoLambie Love, Little Lamb Books

The Little Lamb Books Launch Party event will be tomorrow, Sunday, September 20 from 3-5 pm at Texas Star. You can still RSVP at www.tinyprints.com/r/lambieloveparty. We will have appetizers, milk & cupcakes, live music, a selfie photo booth, a coloring … Read More

My Party Planner

Rachel PellegrinoLambie Love, Life, Little Lamb Books

It’s Wednesday, and normally I would do a Words of Wisdom or a Wordy Wednesday, but we are 4 DAYS away from our launch party, so forgive me, but that’s what I’m going to write about! So, I love a … Read More

You’re Invited!

Rachel PellegrinoLambie Love, Little Lamb Books

In 10 days, Little Lamb Books will be hosting its inaugural launch party. The September 20th event is being held at a beautiful location. The goody bags have been made. The first Little Lamb Books t-shirts have been ordered. Over … Read More

Wordy Wednesday: Launch

Rachel PellegrinoWordy Wednesday, Writing

Welcome to Wordy Wednesday. As authors, editors, marketers and publishers, words breathe life into our passions, our thoughts, our images, and our feelings. They combine to create the books, the settings, and the characters that have emerged as important members … Read More

Top 10 Tips for Book Submission

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Books, For Authors, Writing

Okay, so you’ve been checking out the Little Lamb Books website, and you’ve started following us on Facebook and Twitter. You think you have a great idea for a middle grade or young adult novel, and you want to submit … Read More

30 Days until…Our Launch Party!

Rachel PellegrinoLambie Love, Little Lamb Books

“30 days hath September”…or so part of the old calendar saying goes. Today I’m happy to announce what we are counting down to…our Little Lamb Launch Party! WOOOHOOO! We are painting the town purple on Sunday, September 20, 2015 in … Read More

Top 10 [Positive] Character Traits

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Life

If you’re a parent, there are often moments when you look at your lovely child bewildered and wondering, “What is going on with you?” Today was one of those days. My little will be 4 in just a week’s time … Read More

Why Now?

Rachel PellegrinoLife

At dinner with sweet friends, we discussed a variety of topics while our children played, including car styles, the value of education, the job market, dog breeds, and eventually, Little Lamb Books. I was asked why I was choosing to … Read More

Author Spotlight: Kiera Cass

Rachel PellegrinoAuthor Spotlight

During my time at the RT Booklover’s Convention in May, I sat in on a panel about romance in young adult fiction. There were six panelists and they shared information about how they write YA romance that was interesting end … Read More

Top 20 Tuesday

Rachel PellegrinoBooks, Life, Reading List

Since we started our Top Book List with the 19th century, we thought it made just a smidge of sense to keep going and move into the 20th century. So, here is our list of favorite kids classics from the … Read More

10 Things I Learned At The RT Convention

Rachel PellegrinoLittle Lamb Books

To get my feet wet and learn a bit about attending book conventions, I took advantage of the Romantic Times Booklover’s Convention being in Dallas in May. Now, I have been to a multitude of conventions…teaching conventions, journalism conventions, and … Read More

Top 10 List Begins

Rachel PellegrinoBlog, Books, Life

Are you an avid reader? We are! So much so that we actually have a contest going to see who can read the most books by the end of the year. Of course, this also means we have quite a … Read More