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A time to brag….

Awards are wonderful but particularly because they better the chances that books will GET to kids….the point!  we’ll be bragging about some awards this year…past and present.  I’ll start with this: Reading is Fundamental. “First Peas to the Table” ( … Continue reading

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A Birthday of sorts……

Well it’s 2014… the 3rd actually and I missed the New Year’s post I’d planned. It’s been an interesting past year with its many challenges. I have been quietly reviewing it all the past few days as I’m rather immobile due to my … Continue reading

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Teaching and learning….

This past weekend I had the privilege of being on the faculty for the Mid Atlantic SCBWI Fall conference and Intensive. What a wonderful time of teaching, sharing and as always, learning.  A most creative time for all.  And boy did they treat … Continue reading

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Why Children’s Books Matter….

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Twelve years ago….

….I was happily driving into NYC from CT for a number of looked-forward-to appointments with publishers that day Sept. 11th, 2001 – several off Hudson.  The day was brilliant and clear.  I remember thinking I was having a ‘good hair day’ and … Continue reading

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Agencies get together……

  Well, it IS more family than biz, but I always love a little intra-industry conferencing!  Tugeau2 OHIO comes to CATugeau VA and we share! Here we are working hard…. Well it IS summer in the back yard…and our little “book committee” has the … Continue reading

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I’ve Noticed: LOSS

We have just lost our ‘logo cat’ Trelle.  And our hearts are broken and lives more empty because of his absence.  Bear with me a bit of personal… Trelle, a sweet, big, dignified ‘tuxedo’ black and white male adopted us 12 … Continue reading

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