Category Archives: Children’s Publishing Market

Active ideas for book visits…

Now that ‘BACK TO SCHOOL’ is actually back, it’s seems a perfect time for some fresh ideas for your school and bookstore author/illustrator visits!  The visits are a fun and hands on way to promote sales of your new and … Continue reading

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Sweet Monsters? book launch….

many of us have them in our homes….. “sweet monsters!”  but we encourage the ‘sweet’…. this week launched a book about parents who REALLY wanted to encourage the ‘monster’… but it just wasn’t working well for Maximillian Villainous, the main … Continue reading

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surprise publicity punch!

I just happened on this book magazine at our Fairfield Main Public Library yesterday.  Maybe it’s everywhere and always been, but I hadn’t seen it.  And what should the section for children’s books hold for me but a wonderful surprise … Continue reading

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A Highlights highlight!…Szalay!

AUG. 8, 2018 – Highlights magazine has honored illustrator Dave Szalay of Richfield, Ohio, for his illustration of the verse titled “I Love Our Country”, which was published in the July 2018 issue. The illustration was named “Best of the … Continue reading

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Bob Staake retreat…from Dave Szalay!

A peaceful fun sketch done recently by our artist Dave Szalay of the Norman Rockwell Home and studio in Burlington VT while he was attending a very special Bob Staake retreat: The Art and World of The Children’s Picture Book. … Continue reading

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SUMMAH’ READING!

I am terribly sorry for my lack of writing !!  summah’ is upon us and has been busier than normal and Virgina HOT.  I’ve been very distracted which I will explain later, but all good!  Had to share this wonderful … Continue reading

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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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