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Celebrate National Moose Day!

Moose, marvelous moose! Who doesn’t love a moose? As I wrote WHEN A TREE GROWS, I assumed that there must, of course, be a day of celebration for the moose. I googled “National Moose Day” and found a few results. … Continue reading

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Squirrel Antics and “When A Tree Grows” news

Fact: The yard is filled with acorns. Fact: The yard is filled with squirrels. Fact: Squirrels exceed my shutter speed. In preparation for the launch of my picture book, When A Tree Grows from Sterling Children’s Books, I’ve been trying … Continue reading

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Seriously Silly: New Books from Mike Allegra

I am pleased to welcome author and doodler Mike Allegra to Bildebok! Mike and I connected several years ago through Susanna Hill’s wonderful blog and writing contests, and we’ve been exchanging puns and occasional critiques ever since. Mike’s writing journey … Continue reading

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Questions from Kwansei Gakuin University

In September my dear college friend Naoko asked if I would correspond with her English-language students at Kwansei Gakuin University. Their assignment was to interview a professional about their work, and many were interested in learning more about authors and … Continue reading

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PPBF: I Have a Balloon

I Have a Balloon Written by: Ariel Bernstein Illustrated by: Scott Magoon Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (September, 2017) Suitable for ages: PreK -3 Themes/Topics:   sharing, not sharing Opening: “I have a balloon.” “You have a balloon.” “I have a balloon.” “That … Continue reading

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PPBF – Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee Burton

Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee Burton  Written by: Sherri Duskey Rinker Illustrated by: John Rocco Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Suitable for ages: 4-8 Themes/Topics:   biography, storytelling, heavy equipment Opening:   This is Virginia Lee, but everyone in seaside Folly Cove simply … Continue reading

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Hello Goodbye Dog and Giveaway!

Hello Goodbye Dog introduces us to an affectionate, bouncy pooch named Moose who thinks saying “goodbye” to his girl Zara as she heads to school is as awful as “an itch that couldn’t be scratched.” Can Zara find a way … Continue reading

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