Category Archives: Kids

Halloween Fun in the Old Pueblo

Halloween can be fun for all ages, and this weekend there are plenty of reasons to don your favorite costume and get out and about. Whether it’s food and music, a slice of history, games for the kids, or a … Continue reading

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Tumbleweed Wins Colorado Book Award

Congratulations to Rio Chico author Carmela LaVigna Coyle and her collaborator Kevin Rechin! The Tumbleweed Came Back was honored this past weekend with a 2014 Colorado Book Award for Children’s Literature. Coyle writes, “It was so exciting. Children’s Lit was … Continue reading

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Guy Porfirio: Master Autographer

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Read to Your Little Ones (Even the Littlest!), Part 2

To get you started reading to your baby or toddler, here are some favorites in our house: Where is the Green Sheep?, Mem Fox Huggy Kissy and Toot, Leslie Patricelli, author/illustrator of several fun board books Alice in Wonderland, part … Continue reading

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Read to Your Little Ones (Even the Littlest!): Part 1

When my daughter Alice made her entrance into the world just over a year ago, I wasn’t aware just how important reading aloud to children, even the littlest ones, is. I am a lifelong book lover, so of course I … Continue reading

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Mountain Night Mountain Day is now available!

A wonderful new picture book by Anthony D. Fredericks with illustrations by Kenneth J. Spengler is now available! Fans of Desert Night Desert Day will love discovering the animals that live in the mountains. Find it at your favorite bookseller.

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The Tumbleweed Came Back Colorado Book Award finalist

Congratulations to Carmela LaVigna Coyle and Kevin Rechin: their picture book, The Tumbleweed Came Back, is a finalist in the 2014 Colorado Book Awards!

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Tumbleweed Fun at Tattered Cover Bookstore

  Author Carmela LaVigna Coyle and illustrator Kevin Rechin shared their new book, The Tumbleweed Came Back, at Tattered Cover Bookstore in Highlands Ranch, CO, on November 2nd. Carmela read the story and her husband played the ukelele during the refrain, and everyone … Continue reading

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Denver Launch Party for The Tumbleweed Came Back

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More Great Reviews

It’s been a positive week for Rio Nuevo and Rio Chico book reviews. Edible Phoenix had good things to say about Janet Taylor’s Green Southwest Cookbook. “She is a strong proponent of local food and we especially enjoyed her sidebar … Continue reading

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