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New Release! DANGEROUS JANE (+ giveaways)

An amazing woman ahead of her time. Who knew she was on the FBI’s list of “Most Dangerous Woman in America” in the 1920s? She was wanted for serving as president of the Woman’s Peace Party. Source: New Release! DANGEROUS … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway – Sienna the Cowgirl Fairy by Alayne Kay Christian

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What Makes a Book a Good “Read Aloud”

Originally posted on I Capture the Rowhouse:
I have this idea, which is perhaps just my own, that some books should be reserved for kids to read themselves, some books are better read aloud and some books are good both…

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HOW PICTURE BOOKS ARE MADE

Originally posted on Alayne Kay Christian:
Today, I am sharing a presentation that I made showing how a picture book is made. It shows what the picture book looks like when first printed on an offset printer, it shows how…

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It’s Never Too Late: 10 Writers & Artists That Were Late Bloomers

Originally posted on Leigh Hecking:
In a world where it’s all about the next, young innovative person to come along, it’s easy to feel like we have passed our expiration date as writers or artists.  But does creativity have an…

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The Fuzzy Line Between Fiction and Nonfiction

Originally posted on educating alice:
I really appreciate Julie Danielson’s Kirkus blog post, “The Stories In Between” as she considers a topic near and dear to me — the blurry line between certain works of fiction and nonfiction.  Two picture…

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Illustration Notes: To Include Or Not To Include…

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BEEP AND BOB Cover Reveal & How Giving Up Gave Jonathan Roth a Leg Up (plus a giveaway!)

Thank you, Tara, for hosting the very first peek (one year before publication) at the cover for book one of my upcoming chapter book series, BEEP AND BOB (Aladdin/Simon & Schuster), which I wri… Source: BEEP AND BOB Cover Reveal … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway – Hold Your Temper, Tiger by Carol Roth

Congratulations to Carol Roth for her new book, HOLD YOUR TEMPER, TIGER coming out on March 7th. Available now on pre-order at Amazon. Carol has agreed to give do a book giveaway. All you have to d… Source: Book Giveaway – Hold … Continue reading

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THE 2016 NERDIES: LONG FORM NONFICTION ANNOUNCED BY DONALYN MILLER

Since my childhood, I have been fascinated with nonfiction books. I read our family World Book Encyclopedias and Time-Life books from cover-to-cover and methodically worked through every biography … Source: THE 2016 NERDIES: LONG FORM NONFICTION ANNOUNCED BY DONALYN MILLER

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