Promoting Problem-Solving Skills Through Children’s Books

Stories often revolve around conflicts and challenges that characters must overcome, making them powerful tools for teaching problem-solving skills to children. As young readers follow these narratives, they observe how characters analyze situations, weigh options, and make decisions to resolve their issues. This process helps children develop critical thinking skills, enabling them to approach real-life […]

Holiday Discounts Continue!

Let’s Celebrate the Holidays Together! Join us as we roll out the red carpet for you with special discounts and savings this holiday season. Here’s how you can purchase: Visit our store: www.joannmdickinsonauthor.com/shop Click on the Shop Tab to view all my award-winning children’s books that make perfect gifts for your loved ones or a […]

New Book Coming Spring 2022

I met with the very talented Lauren Spark last week to review my story board for my next children’s book. I will be posting sneak peeks, asking for suggestions & recommendations so watch for more posts to come.

Mom’s Choice Awards Article About Who’s New At Lou’s Zoo

This week’s roundup of Mom’s Choice Award winners features holiday books, toy puzzles, personal use products + more! Be sure to scroll through the entire list so you don’t miss any of our new award winners! All the items you see below won a Mom’s Choice Award from November 06, 2022 to November 19, 2022. […]

Who’s New At Lou’s Trailer

Presenting a new trailer for Who’s New At Lou’s Zoo by Storytime with Summer. A children’s book about kindness, compassion, and acceptance of others. Check out our new YouTube channel and don’t forget to subscribe to learn more about us. https://studio.youtube.com/…/UCNCo3aYxmKYHnXrUlg…/videos

National Alpaca Day

September 26th is National Alpaca Day! Alpacas are cute, fuzzy animals that have been of help to human beings in agriculture for a significant time. These animals have unique personalities, are highly sensitive to their environments, and are most timid in temperament. Alpaca Day raises awareness about the need for the conservation of alpacas and […]

Who’s New At Lou’s Zoo Review from Readers’ Favorite

Five Star Review: Reviewed by Emily-Jane Hills Orford for Readers’ Favorite In Who’s New At Lou’s Zoo by JoAnn M. Dickinson, we find that there’s a new kid on the block, or perhaps more accurately, a new animal is coming to the zoo. Lou, an alpaca, defines himself as the zookeeper for the space the […]

Lauren Sparks Artist and Illustrator

  Lauren Sparks, Watercolor Artist of Who’s New At Lou’s Zoo More about the illustrator of Who’s New At Lou’s Zoo: Lauren is a South African illustration artist who finds much of her inspiration from nature’s creatures, magical forests, and the imaginations of children. There is a unique playful style to her work, and she […]

Enjoy all my books available for purchase right here!

I am so excited to introduce you to all my books launched this year 2022. It has been a busy year for sure, but I couldn’t wait to share these stories with you. In March we launched Rylee The Young Rocketeer and shortly after that was John’s Camping Adventures. Following in August Who’s New In […]

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