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Illustration Inspiration: Bob Shea

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Illustration Inspiration: Bob Shea

Bob Shea has written and illustrated over a dozen picture books including the popular Dinosaur vs. Bedtime and the cult favorite Big Plans illustrated by Lane Smith.

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Learn About Sleepover at the World Cup in Brazil, by Geeta Raj

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Learn About Sleepover at the World Cup in Brazil, by Geeta Raj

Geeta Raj brings an 11-year career in international development and humanitarian assistance to The Global Sleepover series, including over 8 years as a Senior Program Analyst with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

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Katherine James, A.K.A. The Lynch Sisters, Dish on The Sugar Plum Tree

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Katherine James, A.K.A. The Lynch Sisters, Dish on The Sugar Plum Tree

On special occasions the girls’ parents told them of THE SUGAR PLUM TREE and they awoke to small candy treats or TREASURE waiting under their beds.

It’s this TRADITION, of POETRY IN ACTION, the girls now hope to pass on to your family.

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Lauren Henderson Talks About Kissing in Italian

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lauren Henderson Talks About Kissing in Italian

Author Lauren Henderson is just as fun to talk to as we imagine Violet, the heroine of her book Kissing in Italian, would be. Half American and British, Henderson seems both posh and down to Earth.

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Faiz Kermani Discusses His Amazing Vacuum Cleaner Adventure

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Faiz Kermani Discusses His Amazing Vacuum Cleaner Adventure

Faiz Kermani loves to write funny children’s books. Over the years, he has shared childrens’ enjoyment in his books by attending schools. He has also received some great reviews, awards and media coverage. We talk to Faiz about one of his latest characters, Golbo the spider, read along and discover more about this new vacuum cleaner adventure.

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My Writing and Reading Life: Sarah Mlynowski

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
My Writing and Reading Life: Sarah Mlynowski

Sarah Mlynowski is the New York Times bestselling author of the Whatever After series as well as Gimme a Call, Don’t Even Think About It, Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn’t Have), How to Be Bad (along with E. Lockhart and Lauren Myracle) and the Magic in Manhattan series. Originally from Montreal, Sarah now lives in the kingdom of Manhattan with her very own prince charming and their fairy-tale-loving daughters.

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Sarah & Steve Mostyn Discuss The Blue Baboon in the Big Balloon

| June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Sarah & Steve Mostyn Discuss The Blue Baboon in the Big Balloon

Sarah and Steven Mostyn are the authors of The Blue Baboon in the Big Balloon, their first self-published children’s book. They have developed their storytelling craft through the inspiration of their three young children: Jonah, Kayla and Daniel.

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Learn About “The Cynja” with Chase Cunningham and Heather C. Dahl

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Learn About “The Cynja” with Chase Cunningham and Heather C. Dahl

The cyber world is filled with battles between good and evil—it’s as thrilling as any comic book—and yet it didn’t have its own superhero. So we started thinking, what would you call someone with super powers in cyberspace? What would they look like? They’d need to be smart and stealthy, wouldn’t they? And have awesome weapons? And before you could say “DDoS attack!” we had “the Cynja”—a cyber ninja!

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Panic, by Lauren Oliver | Book Trailer

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Panic, by Lauren Oliver | Book Trailer

Panic began as so many things do in Carp, a poor town of twelve thousand people in the middle of nowhere: because it was summer, and there was nothing else to do.

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Interview with David Cunningham, Author of “The Wacky Winter on Wiggly Way”

| May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Interview with David Cunningham, Author of “The Wacky Winter on Wiggly Way”

The Wacky Winter on Wiggly Way is David’s s big debut. Ten years ago, David faced personal adversity and started to write-what evolved was a a story he penned to explain to his children the courage one needs to overcome fear, pain and loss. The epigraph for the book-”The healing in worth the pain” is the theme the weaves through this tale.

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