Author Archive

Why I Write Children’s Books: A Guest Post by George Ancona

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The latest in our series of author/illustrator guest posts features George Ancona sharing how he came to write for children. His curious nature and interest in exploring has led to an interesting life,… 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

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 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

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

Exploring Magical Realism with Moira Fowley-Doyle – Guest Post

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The Books in Bloom team is excited to launch a new series of guest posts in which we invite authors and illustrators to tell us about their work.  We are kicking things off… Continue reading

Saint Anything Winner

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Thank you to everyone who entered our giveaway.  The winner, selected by Random.org, is comment number 3: Heather Hansen. Watch for more giveaways in the future!

Final Giveaway Winners!

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The final prize pack winners are: Maria Touet Susan Sowers Light Ginny Rueter Thanks to everyone for entering our giveaways this month!

End of the Year Giveaway: High School Books (Contest Closed)

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Here is our final giveaway of 2014!  This time we have 3 prize packs of 4-5 books each to share with lucky readers who are interested in high school books.  Some of them… Continue reading