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reading moments…..

IT’S SEPT!  School is in session and BOOKS are on kids and adult minds!  happily…. This is an image of our CT grands (and agency ‘research assistants’) in their new ‘sleepover bed’ (which was my father’s!) at our new place … 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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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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Another Crit Sunday for Temean post:

Take a Look Sunday – Kary Lee by Kathy Temean CHRIS: FIRST, what hit me right away is the MOTION of this illustration….almost a beat sense.  NICE!  The shadow of the sax player leaning back and into his music takes my … Continue reading

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Career Day question!

Last Friday I had the opportunity to do a CAREER DAY talk…well 6, 15 min talks… to 6 groups of about 25 first and second graders at one of my grandson’s schools here in Williamsburg VA(Matoaka Elementary). (that’s my Coady … Continue reading

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Evil….

There will be no visuals with today’s post.  There can be none that wouldn’t further break our collective hearts.  I brought my three children up in Ridgefield CT for 30 years…just a short drive from Newtown.  I know people there effected … Continue reading

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LOSS

Such a sad day of creative loss….Maurice Sendak dies at 83 the Times says.  I fail to believe that actually.  He will continue in his books forever….yes he will! My son and artist Jeremy Tugeau began drawing with a sharpie in … Continue reading

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with FEELING!

Well with all the GOOD NEWS of late…a wedding and oddly a death… it seems the world is FULL OF FEELINGS!  That can be overwhelming at times…especially for children.  I wanted to LAUNCH a new book just officially launched this … Continue reading

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ALOHA to Spring and book launch!

Beautiful palm trees, pretty flowers and a warm breeze are all waiting to welcome 8-year-old Carol Ann to her new school in Hawaii. But she doesn’t want palm trees or a warm breeze. She wants her old friends. She wants her … Continue reading

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PW star for MINE!

 We just couldn’t be prouder of this new book illustrated by Patrice Barton from Knopf!!!  and it’s ALL OURS!  so there ! ……  🙂                      (no, we’ll share…..)  Mine! Shutta Crum, illus. by Patrice Barton. Knopf, $16.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-375-86711-8 An egocentric … Continue reading

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