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take care of your ‘tools’

This happy photo of my youngest grandkids (and our agency ‘research assistants!’) reading together, yet totally engrossed in their ‘literary worlds,’ just pleases me SO much!  Isn’t that why we all of the children’s market do what we do? I … Continue reading

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Your Year in Review

Well we’re near the end of Jan 2017 already!  There is one very important activity that you  should have experienced  by now … you should have given yourself a YEAR IN REVIEW self analysis! You are a business.  Artist or … Continue reading

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Martha Aviles’ amazing gift….

Martha Aviles and I met at the 1999 LA SCBWI conference and began working together in my ‘CAT’ Agency in 2000.  I was delighted by her artwork then, and after sixteen years am still delighted with it!  (see on website http://www.catugeau.comContinue reading

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this good news and image seemed SO appropriate for Earth Day and week!!!  we must appreciate the fleeting moments of cherry blossoms and days of spring and our lives.   Congratulations Melissa Iwai  for winning an honorable mention and award for … Continue reading

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“Little Bitty” CB Review / Barton interview!

 from Children’s Book Review blog Patrice Barton’s artistic talents were discovered at age three when she was found creating a mural on the wall of her dining room with a pastry brush and a can of Crisco. She earned a … Continue reading

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LAUNCH DAY ! for Little Butterfly!

LITTLE BUTTERFLY   TODAY’S THE DAY!! Little Butterfly, written and illustrated by our own LAURA LOGAN hits the shelves!! It is an absolutely beautiful book, with an important message; one for the “keeper” section of your bookshelves. Thanks to Balzer … Continue reading

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Fun honor for Patrice Barton Book!

Dollywood Foundation has chosen LITTLE SLEEPYHEAD, illustrated by our Patrice Barton, for their Imagination Library Program. They mail kids one book each month from birth to age 5. In areas with the program, any child can register. Their mission is to … Continue reading

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