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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: August 14, 2011

Rachel August is a New Orleans native who now lives in Washington State.  She grew up as a military dependent and is now a military wife herself.  Traveling to new places through the many books Rachel read helped her develop a great imagination, and she says “she hopes to let those dreams continue.”

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By Outskirts Press, for The Children’s Book Review
Published: August 12, 2011

Rachel August’s newest children’s book for beginning readers introduces the sometimes new and unusual notion to young children that their mommies have real first names besides just being called “Mommy.”

February 21, 2011 – Denver, CO, and Olympia, WA – Children’s author Rachel August announced today the release of Adventures of Libby Nickel, What’s Your Mommy’s First Name? published by Outskirts Press.  In this latest Libby Nickel adventure the author takes her young readers through Libby’s surprising experience of learning not only that her mother has a first name, but of finding out exactly what that name is.