Your Monday Muse August 2019-Hannah Kerr
When the Israelites were escaping Egypt and being chased by an arrogant Pharaoh and six hundred of his soldiers (Exodus 14), they came face to face with the Red Sea, and in that moment they felt despair and doubt. They
How to Write What You Know
Written by Olivia Smit, Little Lamb Books Intern If you’ve been writing for any length of time, you’ve probably heard the familiar writing advice “Write What You Know”. This particular piece of advice is one of the first things I was
Your Monday Muse July 2019-Micah Tyler
Contribution by Kayla Landis, Little Lamb Books Intern There are certain situations in life, like health problems or a family member’s salvation, where you pray for so long that it feels as though God is never going to answer you.
WELCOME OUR NEW CHILDREN’S AUTHOR-ANNETTE CLAYTON!
Hey Everyone! Happy Christmas in July! This seems like a great time to introduce to you a new author in our Little Lamb Books family, especially since this author's book will be a Christmas title! Please help us welcome children’s
12 Screen-Free Family Activities
Written by Soleil Bourdon, Little Lamb Books intern The meaning of "face time" has changed quite a bit over the last 20 years. Previous generations knew face time as time spent together in person. Today’s young families see it as a
Your Monday Muse July 2019-Lauren Daigle
Contribution by Soleil Bourdon, Little Lamb Books Intern Our thoughts so often bog us down. Surrounding us with lies about ourselves, affecting the way we act, speak and think. We allow the negativity to become a normal thing, but that’s not the
Your Monday Muse July 2019-All Sons and Daughters
Contributed by Olivia Smit, Little Lamb Books intern This is your friendly Monday reminder that we all need Jesus! May you be blessed today – whether you’re walking through a season of harvest or drought, trust or doubt, know that God is
Your Monday Muse July 2019-For King and Country
Contribution by Soleil Bourdon, Little Lamb Books Intern So often we try to hide away the struggles we daily face. When we look at others we see them living their lives so carefree, we begin to think that our problems are
Happy Fourth of July 2019!
Happy Birthday America! Thankful for the truth in these words: Freedom. Courage. Faith. America. Blessed.
5 Fun Fourth of July Family Activities
Written by Kayla Landis, Little Lamb Books intern The biggest holiday of the summer is the Fourth of July. It is a great way to bring community and family together to celebrate the birthday of our country and the freedoms granted
Your Monday Muse July 2019-Jonny Diaz
Contributed by Kayla Landis, Little Lamb Books intern Life is hectic. It can sometimes feel like the stress is taking over, and you have nowhere to turn. You end up doing task after task finding that there is not enough time in
GOOD NIGHT, FIREFLIES COVER REVEAL!
The second half of 2019 is going to be a colorful (and busy) one for us at Little Lamb Books! We are blessed to share the beautiful cover of Good Night, Fireflies, the debut picture book by Janet L. Christensen
Your Monday Muse June 2019-I Am They
Contribution by Olivia Smit, Little Lamb Books Intern Sometimes, when life chucks a curveball in your face, like a job loss or a friendship ending, it can be hard to understand what God is doing or why He has placed you
Gracie Lou Wants A Zoo Cover Reveal!
We are super excited to share there the second picture book from award-winning author Shelly Roark is titled Gracie Lou Wants A Zoo and we have a cover! WAHOOOOO! Beautifully illustrated by Simone Krüger, who illustrated six-time award winning picture book
Your Monday Muse June 2019-Planetshakers
How can you change your atmosphere this week? What can you do to make your week one of praise from Monday to Friday? Turn it up! Turn up your worship! Raise your voices! Turn up your prayer! Make it louder! Turn up your kindness! Sing His praise! Turn
Happy Birthday Author Amberly Kristen Clowe!
Happy Birthday to our fun, friendly, and award-winning author Amberly Kristen Clowe! Amberly is the creator of the Teeny Sweeney series and we are so excited to announce that not only will Book 2, Teeny Sweeney and the Cousin Calamity,
Introducing Our Summer 2019 Interns
Summer 2019 is here with a bit of rain, but we're feeling quite sunny because for the next ten weeks we are excited to work with our three new Little Lamb Books interns: Olivia, Kayla, and Soleil! We were excited by the
Your Monday Muse June 2019-Kutless
Who needs a pick me up today? Here's your afternoon encouragement! You got this! "May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer." Psalm 19:14
Your Monday Muse May 2019-Hillary Scott (and the Scott Family)
It's sometimes the most difficult question to answer. God's Will. It's often the scariest prayer to pray. God's Will. It's likely the hardest action to take. God's Will. It is always our best choice. God's Will. "In their hearts humans plan their course, but the LORD establishes their
Welcome Our New Children’s Author-Janelle Higdon!
We have been hosting #FaithPitch for three years this June. When we do this event, we invite a variety of CBA agents and editors interested in faith-based fiction and non-fiction to join us. We never know who will be in attendance,
CONFESSIONS OF A CHILDREN’S BOOK AUTHOR … ABOUT EDITING
Contribution by Amberly Kristen Clowe, author of the award-winning Teeny Sweeney early chapter book series “So the writer who breeds more words than he needs Is making a chore for the reader who reads.” -Dr. Seuss I’m a big believer in what Dr. Seuss
Your Monday Muse May 2019-Francesca Battistelli
There's always stuff. Small Stuff. Big Stuff. Moving Stuff. Work Stuff. Friend Stuff. School Stuff. Simple Stuff. Make you crazy stuff. Remember: When, it's all around you and you can't see your way through
Your Monday Muse April 2019-Phil Wickham
He's rewriting our stories. He's making us new. He's listening for our prayers. He's waiting to carry us. He's searching our hearts. He's searching for us. "Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye. shall find; knock, and it shall be
Top 5 Yummy Easter Desserts
Easter is such a special holiday weekend, but sometimes coming up with ideas for a yummy dessert is hard
Your Monday Muse April 2019-Michael W. Smith (ft. Vanessa Campagna & Madelyn Berry)
How many times a day do you feel like you are stuck in quicksand? Sometimes it can feel quite like you are sinking and all alone while it seems that everyone around you is moving forward. Maybe your marriage is rocky
Confessions of a Children’s Book Author … Research
Contribution by Darlo Gemeinhardt, author of the soon-to-be released middle grade K9 Crossroads series Research is a key component of being a writer, even a writer of children's books. While traditionally, historical novels may require more research than contemporary novels, I
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AUTHOR JEAN PETERSEN!
Happy Birthday to our author and resident cook extraordinaire Jean Petersen! We are blessed to be publishing Jean's newest picture book titled Kind Soup arriving this Fall! Here’s Five Fun Facts about Jean: Jean lives on a ranch with her four kids
Now Hiring: Little Lamb Books Interns
Y'all! It's going to be a busy summer and fall, and to get ready for all the exciting things we have happening, we are seeking a few good interns. Little Lamb Books publishes award-winning, faith-based fiction and non-fiction for elementary, middle
Fourteen Things I Always Pack for Conferences
In the past three years I have traveled more than ever before in my adult life. From North Carolina to New York and Chicago to Austin, my travel miles have been growing and I don't see it slowing down any
WELCOME OUR NEW CHILDREN’S AUTHOR-AMANDA FLINN!
As previously mentioned (here), we signed three (3) new authors in the first quarter, and it’s time to introduce our newest addition. Please help us welcome children’s author Amanda Flinn and get to know all about her by visiting her website
Your Monday Muse April 2019-Chris Tomlin
We received a really good reminder from our pastor this weekend
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AUTHOR JEAN MATTHEW HALL!
Happy Birthday to our wise as an owl author Jean Matthew Hall! We are thankful and blessed to be working with Jean on her debut titles that make up the God's Creation series. This delightfully illustrated four-book series focuses on
Your Monday Muse March 2019-Lincoln Brewster
Today is a new day! Rejoice! Be Glad! No matter what you are facing or feeling today, God is with you today and all week through! Rejoice and Be Glad! "This is the day the LORD has made. We will rejoice and be
WELCOME OUR NEW CHILDREN’S AUTHOR-ASHLEY JONES!
As previously mentioned (here), we signed three (3) new authors this quarter, so it's time to introduce another new face from our Little Lamb Books family of authors. Please help us welcome children's author Ashley L. Jones and read more about
Confessions of a Children’s Book Author … About Critique Groups
Contribution by Jean Matthew Hall, author of the soon-to-be released God's Creation Series As a writer, especially one that is just getting started, we often hear from agents, editors, and fellow authors that joining a critique group is important and joining
Your Monday Muse March 2019-Newsboys
Can you feel it? Do you hear it? Have you tasted it? Do you see it? Can you smell it? Faith is often about trusting that God is who He says He is in His Word. And, as a believer walking in our current society,
Your Monday Muse March 2019-The Afters
When God called David to slay Goliath, he was just a shepherd boy keeping watch over his father's flock in the fields of Bethlehem. He was the youngest of eight siblings, and he was sent on an errand by his father
Welcome Our New Author-Debbie Spence!
After being closed to new submissions for three months (!), we at Little Lamb Books are excited to share the wonderful news that we have signed several new authors to our roster for 2019! Today, we are thrilled to introduce
Your Monday Muse February 2019-Danny Gokey
As you start a new week, you may not see it with your own eyes, but have faith
Confessions of a Children’s Book Author … About Author Visits
Contribution by Shelly Roark, award-winning children's author of The Bubble Who Would Not POP! Want to know the best part about penning a children’s story? Reading it to your audience
Your Monday Muse February 2019-Caitie Hurst
Happy Monday! Let's celebrate our faith today! He washed away our sins. He gives us joy unmeasurable. He loves us unconditionally. He gives us underserving grace every moment of every day. He gave His own life to save us. How can we do anything else, but praise
Your Monday Muse February 2019- Natalie Grant
Starting something new is challenging. It requires us to lay down our fears and move out of the background in order to effect change. We may not feel qualified or experienced enough. Or, we may believe that we can't really make a
Your Monday Muse January 2019-Rend Collective
Who needs to hear Good News today? *waving hand wildly We are inundated daily with news that is the opposite of good. It's hard to shut it out and shut it off. But, there is Good News. Found in the Bible. Found in Grace. Found at
Word of the Year 2019
I have always been one that likes fresh starts. New school supplies in August? Yes, please! New books from my favorite bookstore? Of course! New workout clothes to inspire my health goals? Let's Do It! New planners to write all my hopes and dreams
Your Monday Muse January 2019-Need to Breathe (with JohnnySwim)
As you move through your day, your week, your month, you may feel uncertain. You might feel despair, lost in the constant barrage of the negative, the noise, the pain that the world is feeling around you. We can't see into
Your Monday Muse January 2019-JJ Heller
God has granted us another brand new year. This year let's love more, fight less. This year let's focus on Jesus more, us less. This year let's take leaps of faith more, fear less. This year let's celebrate more, isolate less. This year let's shine
Your Monday Muse January 2019-Carrollton
Happy New Year! It's the first Monday of January 2019! A great time to step into the calling God has on your life and move forward with what He has equipped you to accomplish. "I press on toward the goal to win the
Author’s Corner: Christmas Lights
Guest Post by Jean Matthew Hall, a Little Lamb Books author Do you enjoy driving around looking at the Christmas lights? So festive and colorful! Occasionally, you can spot a manger scene or a Star of David near a roof top. Have
C is for Christmas Word Scramble (Day 9)
It's probably a bit obvious that we like LOVE word games, and here's another one for Day 9 of our 12 Days of C is for Christmas! It's fun for all ages and all the words come from somewhere in
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AUTHOR JANET L CHRISTENSEN!
Happy Birthday to the ever beautiful and full of grace Janet L. Christensen! We are blessed to be working with Janet and to release her debut picture book called Goodnight Firefly arriving for Summer 2019! Here’s Five Fun Facts about Janet: