Category Archives: Free Kids Books News

Stuart Stories

I’ve just uploaded a book from Stuart Baum at Stuart’s Stories: Stuart has some amazing stories, mostly non-picture book middle grade type books, and also some amazing writing activities (, and some really cool pens you can win for contributing. Let me take the chance here to say thanks to Stuart, both for his contributions […]

Free Editing for all Submissions

This is just a reminder for all our authors and potential authors that Free Kids Books offers free editing services for all books submitted and accepted for publication on our website. Happy Writing! Danielle  

Pink Day – Breast Cancer Awareness

It’s been pink day at school’s recently (October) and I’m trying to do my part to encourage awareness, since early detection prevents fatalities from Breast Cancer at well over 95%. It’s not strictly on topic, but I wanted to post this for remembrance and awareness, that, like so many diseases in the past, Breast Cancer […]

A Family Writing Project

I’ve just up-loaded the following book: It’s a “BETA version” that means I’m planning a bit more editing for a version 1, but for nowI’ve had lots of fun writing, and reading, and re-reading it with my 6 year old, and I loved reading it, so in sharing it,  I hope you can enjoy […]

Getting Children Interested in Reading

Some children have a natural love of reading, born into them, I think I was like that. Although my parents read to us nearly everyday, and television wasn’t that great back then, but I remember my parents joking about me coming home from the library loaded down with a large stack of books from the […]

Author Bio’s : Annie Harmon

I would love my bio to read as such: Annie Harmon is an award-winning novelist,* whose books regularly appear on the New York Times bestsellers list.** She’s currently working on the sequel to her epic chapter book, Super Piggy.’*** *Actually, this isn’t true. **Neither is this. ***Okay, this one’s true. But, saddly, I don’t think I can […]

Creative Commons – Non Commercial/Non Derrivitive Licenses

Attention Authors: I’m just writing another response to a charity, this time in Uganda, and it occurred to me to put up a short post about Creative Commons Non Commercial Licenses and copyright options for authors. As any authors who would like to make there work available for free for non-profits, (and I know a […]

Fun Children’s Games for Learning Letters and Numbers

Here’s a couple of new educational sites I’ve found lately: The first at Frog’s Rhyming Machine: This game is great for reinforcing letter sounds, and it’s fun. The frog generates a word, and three words from which a match must be picked. Clicking on the right word the frog grabs it with his […]

Kids Activities with Printable Books

By accident this week, I’ve discovered two great activities for kids, based on our printable books. Fridge Magnets This is so easy, and so much fun, and personally I love fridge magnets. They’re like a game, a learning tool, a pin board all in one. Print the characters from your favourite book, if it is […]

Free on Kindle

A lot of authors say they have trouble finding the option, but apparently Kindle does let you post your books free, permanently. While looking at some of the links to books on our site, Amazon suggested the following free Kindle books to me. Lucas the Lion and the Pirate Ship : Counting Cows : […]

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