Nonny says Hello to Sitka, Alaska Families! (Zoom Meeting for Cooking, Chatting, and Having Fun)

Last week I met via Zoom with two educators—Ms. Kari and Ms. Jasmine—plus student/family participants in a 4-H Sweet Potato Pie Making Project in Sitka, Alaska. My daughter and tech support Eve Carlisle Polley joined me. It proved to be a delightful, fast-paced hour and fifteen-minute get-together joining Sitka and Louisville (over 2,500 miles). Eve … Continue reading Nonny says Hello to Sitka, Alaska Families! (Zoom Meeting for Cooking, Chatting, and Having Fun)

Nonny Children's Books are headed to Sitka, Alaska - Sweet Potato Pie Oh My

Nonny’s Books are headed to Alaska! (New Project with Sitka School District)

Dear Nonny's Blog Readers, I'm excited to share with you the news that the Sitka School District in Alaska will be using my book Sweet Potato Pie, Oh My! as a part of a sweet potato pie kit giveaway. The school district is distributing to fifty Sitka students and their families a kit with all … Continue reading Nonny’s Books are headed to Alaska! (New Project with Sitka School District)

Two Too Many!–But Not Too Many Years of Nonny’s Blog! 3 and Counting…

Last week I shared with you one of my first blog posts Stinky Story in celebration of publishing posts through WordPress once a week on Friday mornings for three years! Here's another early post from Nonny's Blog which is also meant to entertain. Occasionally I like to write in a different persona. This story is … Continue reading Two Too Many!–But Not Too Many Years of Nonny’s Blog! 3 and Counting…

Front cover of Sweet Pickles Among the Marigolds, By Connie Carlisle Polley, Illustrated by Courtney Coriell Williams

Sweet Pickles’ Ebook Release!

My second children’s book, Sweet Pickles Among the Marigolds, is now available in a Kindle version through Amazon. Maybe you are a librarian, children’s early education center director, primary school teacher, homeschooler, parent/grandparent or other caring adult. If you want a peep into excellent materials and ideas to spark enthusiasm for reading, you might consider … Continue reading Sweet Pickles’ Ebook Release!

Available Now–Nonny’s First Children’s Book: Sweet Potato Pie, Oh My!

Many of you have told me you wanted to know when and where you might purchase the first book in my children’s NONNY DAY SERIES, VOL. 1, Sweet Potato Pie, Oh My! for pre- and beginning readers. The “when” is now! And the “where” is Amazon.com! Click on the link below to go directly to … Continue reading Available Now–Nonny’s First Children’s Book: Sweet Potato Pie, Oh My!