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Celebrating Chick-O-Saurus Rex with Lenore Appelhans and Daniel Jennewein

I hope that when you think BUFFALO, you think Daniel Jennewein. I made his acquaintance when he illustrated his first book, Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten? I also had the chance to meet his lovely writer wife, Lenore Appelhans, … Continue reading

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One Smart Cookie: Laura Murray Interview

I know many of you who don’t live near me have been back to school for a while, but ’round these parts, this is back-to-school week. In that spirit, today’s guest, Laura Murray, has a timely story to tell. In … Continue reading

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Rock Star Palooza Begins Now: Kirstie Edmunds Interview

One week from today is the official publication date of SO YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK STAR. Which is all kinds of cool. Also all kinds of cool: the book’s illustrator, Kirstie Edmunds, who kind of achieved the impossible. … Continue reading

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Labor Day Weekend Instructions

Take a look at today’s New York Times bestseller list for picture books. Note the author sitting in both the number 1 and number 2 spot. Go squeeze some fun out of the last two days of summer. Bring a … Continue reading

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Kimberly Marcus on Writing Friends

I am so happy to introduce my first guest: debut author Kim Marcus, a fine person, a fine writer, and a fine friend. Kim’s free verse young adult novel, Exposed, debuted in February and her first picture book, Scritch Scratch … Continue reading

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