Running Press Kids


A very belated Happy New Year! I’ve been away too long from the blog and all of you. Lots going on. My debut picture book was announced last fall. You can find out about it here. I am doubly-excited to share today’s book. First, I absolutely adored their first collaboration, BEAUTIFUL. The colors, the energy… Read more »

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Maximillian Villainous

I am so excited to tell you about this wonderful book by debut author Margaret Greanias. This is extra special since Margaret has been my critique partner and friend since 2011! I saw this book in its nascent forms and to see it today with sparkling text and colorful pictures– I’m in awe. <3 Come… Read more »

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Title: Beautiful Author: Stacy McAnulty Illustrator: Joanne Lew-Vriethoff Publisher: Running Press Kids (September 13, 2016) Editor: Lisa Cheng Book Type: Fiction Ages: 3-6 Themes: Identity, Girl Power, Self-Esteem Opening Line: “Beautiful girls … have the perfect look.” Synopsis (from Amazon’s website): Every girl is unique, talented, and lovable. . . .Every girl is BEAUTIFUL. Much more… Read more »

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