Author Archive

Tale of Rescue Giveaway — Contest Closed

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A cold and snowy winter may be keeping many of us indoors, but if your young readers are still craving adventure despite the weather, hand them The Tale of Rescue. This adventure story… Continue reading

Another’s Point of View: A Guest Post by Michael Rosen

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The latest post in our series of author guest posts will appeal to dog lovers, poetry lovers, or anyone curious about where stories come from. In this post, Michael Rosen shares how his… Continue reading

Books in Bloom Year in Review: 2015

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It has been quite the year for our little blog! We introduced two new bloggers to the team. You can read about Lisa, Leslie, and the rest of us on the About page.… Continue reading

Art Workshops for Children Giveaway (Contest Closed)

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It’s hard not to be inspired by Hervé Tullet’s creative work, and we are excited about his new book aimed at adults who work with kids to serve as a guide as they… Continue reading

Exploring Art with Children: A Guest Post by Hervé Tullet

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Hervé Tullet is the author of many innovative picture books.  You probably know him for the best-selling book Press Here, an interactive concept book that is about the power of imagination, or perhaps… Continue reading

The Perfect Nest Giveaway — Contest Closed

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We hope you enjoyed the behind the scenes look at farm life and The Perfect Nest in Catherine Friend’s post yesterday. Today we are excited to share that we have 4 copies of… Continue reading

The Animals Behind The Perfect Nest: A Guest Post by Catherine Friend

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The Perfect Nest is a fun read-aloud that will liven up any storytime session whether it’s with a group of kids in a classroom or library or as a one-one-one reading choice at… Continue reading

Zachary’s Ball Giveaway! — Contest Closed

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After the heartwarming story about Zachary’s Ball from Matt Tavares posted earlier this week, we are very excited to offer three lucky winners a chance to win a copy of this picture book.… Continue reading

The Thrill of Being an Author: A Guest Post by Matt Tavares

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We are very excited to share this heartwarming story from Matt Tavares in the second installment of the author/illustrator guest post series on Books in Bloom.  We think you’ll really like this one!… Continue reading

The Accident Season Giveaway – Contest Closed

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  Moira Fowley-Doyle shared a bit about her new book, The Accident Season, for Books in Bloom readers recently. She said, in part: “For me the most interesting part about writing magic realism… Continue reading