Looking for a great picture book to get your young bookworm this holiday season? Night Heron Media’s latest release, Baby Liza and the Ten Tiny Kittens at Christmas by Katherine Green, makes holiday shopping a little easier! If your child is a fan of the cute and cuddly, they’ll be sure to love our new Baby Liza children's book.
Here at Night Heron Media, we’re all about Texas pride, so it's no surprise that we love reading books that are based on the place we call home!
Want to immerse yourself in some good ole' Texas lit? Check out these 7 books that take place in Texas!
This year, Thanksgiving might look a bit different with families meeting virtually, social distancing, or postponing the holiday altogether. However, this doesn’t mean you can’t still call up your loved ones, schedule a video call, or send them something to show them you’re thankful they’re in your life, especially if it’s a child who you know is especially missing you this Thanksgiving. Night Heron Media is here to help with the perfect gift to show your friends or family how much they mean to you: Giving, by Muhammad Sadiq.
Choosing a title for your new manuscript can be a daunting task. Some authors may come up with a title they love at a moment’s notice, while others may take weeks, or even months trying to come up with the words that adequately sums up the gist of your book. Despite the difficulties, giving your project the right title can help bring it to life.
Children’s books are short, sure, but writing a good children’s book is only simple at the surface level. Some of our most beloved and widespread quotes actually originate from children’s books. “Promise me you’ll remember, you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think” is a Winnie the Pooh quote. “Real isn’t how you are made. It’s a thing that happens to you.” That one is from The Velveteen Rabbit. Made for kids or not, these sentiments have resonance for everyone. So...how do you do that as a writer, exactly?
Amid the uncertainty of a worldwide pandemic, many Houstonians have found themselves aching to be transported from the monotony of a socially-distanced, work-from-home routine. Maybe we yearn to be touched in a time where human contact has become taboo. Maybe we simply want to educate ourselves about the social unrest present in our streets. Regardless of the motivation, people find refuge in the solace of loved hobbies and comforting tales. While real-time adventures may have to wait a while, books are ready to fill the gap that disease has created between us. While you’re at it, why not support an independent bookstore in need of our patronage? Here’s a few Houston treasures worth checking out.
We’ve been spending a lot of time at home these days and you know what that means: more time to read! While quarantine and social distancing measures pose no problem for fans of e-readers, other book nerds might be missing the days when you could aimlessly wander the bookstore aisles.
Are you looking to get your hands on a new (or used) book and support small businesses in the process? Read on for our top tips on buying books during the age of COVID-19.