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Pirates Stuck at “C” – Author Reading with Brooke Van Sickle

Pirates Stuck at C Author Reading with Brooke Van Sickle

Arrrr you looking for an adventure? Join Captain Scallywag and his crew as they search for treasure around the island. Author, Brooke Van Sickle, reads PIRATES STUCK AT “C” — the recent NIEA Finalist and 2020 Purple Dragonfly honorable mention for children’s picture book ages 5 & younger. Watch the video below:

Bring this pirate adventure home by ordering your copy here.

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Added to the Club! (Fairy Tailed Wish Book Review)

Fairy Tailed Wish Book Review Pirates Stuck at C

Thank you so much to Megan Pighetti for her sweet review in the latest Fairy Tailed Wish, Family Book Club!

This is a creative alphabet book that’s great to point out both upper-case and lower-case letters to your little ones.

Fairy Tailed Wish review

If you’d like to read the rest of Megan’s review, as well as, get critical thinking questions to use while you read PIRATES STUCK AT “C”, read the complete article here.

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Congratulations to Pirates Stuck at “C”!

Pirates Stuck at C award winner

It’s a BIG week for us at BiblioKid Publishing! Our book, PIRATES STUCK AT “C”, was selected as a finalist for the 14th Annual National Indie Excellence Award for both Children’s Picture Book for preschool and cover design. It also received an honorable mention for a Children’s Picture Book for 5 & Younger for the 2020 the Purple Dragonfly Award 2020!!

Congratulations to both Brooke Van Sickle & Gabriela Dieppa for their accomplishment! You guys did an awesome job creating this book. 💕 ⠀

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For Children Who LOVE to Draw!

Free Children's Illustrator Guide for Kids

Does your child enjoy coloring or drawing? They may just make a great illustrator when they grow up! We’ve asked children’s book illustrator, Elizabeth Savanella from Humans In-Training, what it takes to draw the images in children’s books.


The guide includes an interview with Elizabeth and step-by-step tutorials for your child to learn what it takes to tell their own story. Including sketching, coloring, and drawing pages! Click the link above to download it for free. 😃

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Meet Our New Intern!

Meet our Intern Isabelle Friedman

We are super stoked for you to meet the latest member of our team, Isabelle Friedman! Isabelle is a Junior in high school and hopes to be an editor & publisher someday. So we’ve taken Isabelle under our wing to help show her the ropes of what it takes to publish children’s books!⠀

When she’s not hanging out with us and our books, she’s having fun with her little brother. We’re excited to get to work with her!⠀

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Illustrator for Our New Book – This is MY Castle!

Illustrator Gabriela Dieppa for This is My Castle

I don’t know how we kept this a secret for so long! Gabriela Dieppa is joining us for another picture book collaboration. This is MY Castle, which is expected November 2020, will be illustrated by the very talented Gaby. We had so much fun making Pirates Stuck at “C” together and we can’t wait to make another fun book. Can’t wait for you all to read it!

If you like to learn more about This is MY Castle, visit the book page here.

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Librarian Reading with the NPL

Newton Public Library Live Reading

Pirate Storytime! What kind of socks does a Pirate wear? AAAAARGHYLE! What did the ocean say to the Pirate? Nothing, it just waved!🤣 A big thank you to the Newton Public Library for featuring our book “Pirates Stuck at ‘C'” by Newton native Brooke Van Sickle today on your Facebook Page! To watch the recap of the video, visit their page here.

Pirate Storytime

Pirate 🏴‍☠️ Storytime ! What kind of socks does a Pirate wear? AAAAARGHYLEWhat did the ocean say to the Pirate? Nothing, it just waved!Today's featured book was "Pirates Stuck at 'C'" by Newton native Brooke Van Sickle!

Posted by Newton Public Library Iowa on Monday, April 20, 2020