Publishers Weekly reported yesterday that on the suggestion of Kim Pescatelli, a Connecticut mother, Peggy Tierney (publisher of Tanglewood Press) and Audrey Penn (author of The Kissing Hand) are donating 1600 copies of that book to the children of Newtown, … Continue reading
Just wanted to share this cool post from the Epic Read blogs called “The United States of YA” – time for a road trip??
A few weekends ago, I spoke about marketing at the SCBWI-AZ’s regional conference…I love to hit the road and mingle with writers and artists. Everyone I talked to was so creative and clever! I came back inspired not only to … Continue reading
We always celebrate the first day of October and it’s all because of Anne. “Oh, Marilla,” she exclaimed one Saturday morning, coming dancing in with her arms full of gorgeous boughs, “I’m so glad I live in a world where … Continue reading
Our September reviews for the Parents Express Philadelphia included reviews of three new picture books. A direct link to the online version appears at the end of this post. Mom, It’s My First Day of Kindergarten! written and illustrated by … Continue reading
We just enjoyed a lovely meeting & visit at one of our favorite places – the Highlights Foundation conference center. Every time we go, we meet more lovely new people and discover something new on the property. This time we … Continue reading
Every few months, or at least twice a year, I fall in love with a new book. This year’s first heart-pounder is a young adult title called October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard, written by the amazing Lesléa Newman … Continue reading
Here’s a link to our August reviews in the Philadelphia Parents Express – http://www.server-jbmultimedia.net/JRC-PA-ParentsExpress/sitebase/index.aspx?adgroupid=207214&view=double&fh=535 Just go to page 7. I wanted to cover more than the usual three books so the reviews are short!
To celebrate the publication of Holding on to Zoe, a new young adult book from George Ella Lyon, we are posting this interview with her about the book. You can find out more about the book here. AN INTERVIEW WITH … Continue reading
I found out recently that the links to our reviews published in Parents Express can be problematic so I’ve decided to post the reviews here once they’re live online. The paper editions are available locally (in the Philadelphia and southern … Continue reading