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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
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Live Author Reading with Brooke Van Sickle

Brooke Van Sickle Author Reading

Are you ready to go on a treasure hunt? Author, Brooke Van Sickle, of Pirates Stuck at “C” is going live to read her picture book to us on Facebook. Watch the recap video and tune in on all the fun on the Facebook Page here.

Picture Book Reading with Author Brooke Van Sickle

I'm reading my new picture book, PIRATES STUCK AT "C", live for you! Tune in and learn how this zany pirate crew came to be. 😄Leave a comment to let me know where you're watching from! (And if you haven't purchased your copy of Pirates yet, order it here: and I'll be sure to sign it for you!BiblioKid Publishing

Posted by Journey to KidLit on Saturday, April 4, 2020
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Newton Daily News Feature

Brooke Van Sickle Newton Daily News Feature

“Newton Native Starts Children’s Book Publishing Company!” as the title reads. Our esteemed publisher, Brooke Van Sickle, is making a name for herself as a new children’s book publisher! Big shout out to the Newton Daily News for featuring our little publishing house and help to share the word about all the awesome things we’re trying to do here at BiblioKid Publishing! If you haven’t read the article, give a read-through here.