I know that MommyknOws doesn’t start with O, but I also knOw that I’m super excited to be today’s stop on the Secret Agent Josephine Book Tour.
I’ve been a HUGE fan of Secret Agent Josephine‘s blog for many years, because she’s enormously talented, kind (yep, that’s obvious from her posts) and so, so creative. I love creative and she’s has inspired me more than once. Just this summer I was lucky enough to get to know Brenda IRL, and to share a meal and laughs. She even used her creative genius to fashion a hat just for me out of a paper bag. I’d show you the photos, but then I’d have to go into permanent hiding (YEP, that BAD!).
Brenda has illustrated and written three fantastic children’s books.
Secret Agent Josephine’s ABC’s:
The ABCs burst brilliantly on to the page in this alphabet flash card book by blogger Secret Agent Josephine, a.k.a. Brenda Ponnay. Children will delight in the colorful illustrations and simple text.
Secret Agent Josephine’s ABC’s are an ideal introduction to the alphabet — kids will love the pictures and parents will appreciate the thoughtful details and eye-catching illustrations.
Secret Agent Josephine’s Colors:
What’s the best way for kids to learn their colors? With a yellow yak, a brown brachiosaurus, and plenty of other wacky animal friends!
Secret Agent Josephine a.k.a. Brenda Ponnay presents her quirky illustrations paired with hilarious captions, sure to engage older children who may already know the difference between red and blue, but can’t wait to see what the next color will bring.
Secret Agent Josephine’s Numbers:
Secret Agent Josephine is willing to reveal the contents of her stealthy, super expanding spy bag–but are you ready?
In this fresh and funny book, Brenda Ponnay, aka Secret Agent Josephine, gets kids counting spy glasses, micro-cameras and more super-secret spy gear. Little ones will love the bright colors and big numbers, older children (and their parents) will delight in the detailed descriptions of the spy paraphernalia
Georgia absolutely adores the ‘Numbers’ book! Her favourite page –> The number 9! We read it (almost) nightly and always find something new and nifty on each page.
Today’s Crafty Mission: Spy Eye Cookies
Georgia and I had a ton of fun baking up today’s mission –> Top Secret Spy Eye Cookies! Secret clue may or may not be in the photo above.
Get the top secret instructions here: SPY-COOKIES-INSTRUCTIONS – Destroy after reading (or share with a friend)!
In honor of her book release, Brenda has generously offered us a letter O print (from her book) to give to you! Please leave a comment below to be entered to win a print. I’ll pick a winner on December 10th and then notify the winner via email.
Thank you Brenda for including MommyKnOws in the book tour; I’m honored!
Now, go buy your copies of these affordable and fun books!
Click here to access Brenda’s Amazon author page with links to all her books in both paper and Kindle versions!
Download from iTunes:
ABCs on iTunes
Colors on iTunes
Numbers on iTunes
Paperback and nook editions of the books at Barnes & Noble
For the next stop on the tour, visit Brenda’s website.
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Yum, those cookies look tasty and super easy.
@flyingbird — thank you! They are both tasty and easy.
clever!!! luv the idea!
Thanks Kate. All cleverness is courtesy of http://secret-agent-josephine.com/blog/
Yummy look good!! & adorable spy girl behind those spy cookies!!
Creative way to cut out the spy cookies . . . mommyknows must be crafty just like SAJ ~ thanks for sharing!
@Janet in Nebraska! I’m no Secret Agent Josephine, but I try.
Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to comment.
@Betty – why thank you mummy. I’d have to agree she is a rather adorable wee spy.
I checked out her books on Amazon. What gorgeous illustrations! Very nice books, and sooooooo colorful! I have to admit, I was hoping to catch a glimpse of a few more pages…….haha. Very nice!
@Jo – thanks Jo! They are gorgeous books. They’d make wonderful Christmas gifts. Thanks for stopping by.
The colorful and attractive covers look fun and make you want to read them! I have to agree that they would make awesome Christmas gifts!
@Lucy – The illustrations are wonderful. Thanks for stopping by. Kim
I think my little Kaylyn would love these! Perfect for a little girl!!! Cookies look good too……..
@Ben – Great for boys and girls! Even my 11 year old son liked checking out the gadgets in the Numbers book. It’s full of spy cameras and decoders and such. Thanks for stopping by.
I like the creativity of using the “O” in MommyKnoOows!! What a great way to promote a book! Neat idea to help your fellow bloggers! The books look fun and attractive!
@Joanne –> I said it earlier and I’ll say it again … all the creativity is thanks to Brenda. http://secret-agent-josephine.com/blog/
Thanks for stopping by.
Love the illustrations. Very nice books.
@Louis –> They are terrific. Thanks for taking the time to comment.
Love the cartoon characters of you two!!!! Do they sell her books in the US?
@Leslie –> They sure do. Brenda is based out of Southern California :)
Ha! what a creative way to make the eye shape for the cookies! I can’t wait to make them with my little ones this weekend! :)
Love the cookie idea, I will keep them secret until the next need for a rainy day project.
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thanks for sharing ….
So coooool, but the first thing that popped into my head when I saw so many o’s is Gooooooogle :)
Haha, this is too cute!! Love the creativity!!
Artsy crafts I have to say though they look like nipples. Just wonder how the heck I came here… Greetings.