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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: May 2, 2012

Toni Buzzeo

Toni Buzzeo, MA, MLIS, is a New York Times bestselling author as well as a career library media specialist. She writes picture books for children as well as many professional books and articles and lives on a colonial farm in Maine. We talked to her about her new picture book Stay Close to Mama (Disney, Hyperion, 2012), her first book The Sea Chest (Dial, 2002), and she happily shared some words of wisdom to inspire young readers. 

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: May 2, 2012

Enter to win an autographed copy of Stay Close to Mama by Toni Buzzeo.

Preschoolers will relate to Twiga’s desire for independence in this gorgeously illustrated picture book about baby giraffe that is oh so curious. This story of a mother’s love will soothe and delight readers of all ages.

Giveaway begins May 2, 2012, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends May 30, 2012, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Ages 1-5

By Toni Buzzeo
Published: June 24, 2009

Blog Tour, Day 3: Toni Buzzeo explores historical fiction and its influence on her writing.

As a writer for children, I love to explore historical fiction topics. But when I was a child, history was not the playground that it is for me now. Little wonder.  The single fact I remember from my high school World History class is Fyodor Dostoevsky’s middle name: Mikhailovich.  Had I but known the answer to that bonus question on the first quarter exam, I’d have passed the test—as my dear friend Mary Benson did. But tell me, who NEEDS to know Dostoevsky’s middle name?