Interview With Author Yvette Phillips

On March 25, 2019, I had the pleasure of interviewing debut author Yvette Phillips. Her book is entitled, The Tale of Princess Alicia. It is a delightful children’s book about a little princess who teaches girls to be self-empowered. Mrs. Phillips who is originally from Jamaica moved to the United States in 2000.



Yvette is  the proud owner and CEO of her online business where she sells Trendy Children’s Fashion, Educational Books and More. In addition to operating her own business, Yvette is also a School Teacher where she teaches young children. Mrs. Phillips  currently resides in New York with her husband Ivan and son Matthew.



In her interview she shares that her son was her motivation behind writing her book.

Click here to watch the interview.

Please follow Yvette Phillips on her website, Facebook and on Instagram.


To purchase her book click here. A series of matching bookmarks are also available for purchase.

Please Like and Comment. Comment below after watching the interview with your thoughts and opinions about a sweet little princess who is encouraged to problem solve and not wait around for her prince? What are your feelings about diversity in children’s literature?  Comment about your experience as an author.  Are you a parent or grandparent who has been looking for books with ethnic characters for your child or grandchild?  Are you looking for books like this with strong girl leading characters? Let us know in the comments.  Share your thoughts on this adorable and self-empowering princess.

Interview With Author Mattye Crowley

Author of Sankofa.

On March 18, 2019, I was delighted to interview debut author Mattye Crowley. She is a children’s author of, Sankofa and an accompanying Sankofa workbook. In Ms. Crowley’s Sankofa series she shares African and African American history with young readers and their parents.

In the interview, Mattye shares about the great need for African American children to know their true and full history. In her book she has children join Sankofa on a journey through time to learn African history and facts from the past to the present.  This is a wonderful series to educate everyone on African history.  Click here to watch the interview. Thank you for watching.

Follow Mattye Crowley on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Visit Mattye Crowley’s website here.

To purchase Sankofa and the accompanying workbook click here.

Please Like and Comment. Comment below after watching the interview your thoughts and opinions on diversity in children’s literature. Comment as a parent, grandparent, relative or teacher trying to find quality African history literature for the children in your life. Comment about your experience as an author.
Author Interview : Julieann T. Randall

Author Interview : Julieann T. Randall

Julieann Randall

On December 11, 2018 I had the absolute pleasure of interviewing Julieann T. Randall. Julieana is a new author who is adding diversity and compassion to out literary selections. Her character Jade is a eleven year old African American girl who has a strong self-esteem, even when faced with being bullied at her new school. To watch our interview click here.

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To stay up to date on Julieann T. Randal and her empowering young adult novel Jade Joureys check out her website. To purchase Jade Journeys, Say it Loud! Affirmation Cards, self-esteem journal & pen set,  or magical t-shirt click here.

Follow Julieann T. Randall on InstragramFacebook and LinkedIn.

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CLick here to Watch the Interview with Julieann T. Randall.

Please Like and Comment. Did you or children close to you deal with bullying in school? Did you check out Julieann T. Randall’s website?  How do you support youth in your life who have went though or who are undergoing bullying? What did you think about the wonderful positive esteem boasting items available?