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Congratulations to Bridget Heos!

Congratulations to Bridget Heos!

Congratulations to Bridget Heos for her new picture book, QUEEN DOG! Queen Dog has ruled her castle with grace and majesty since she was a pup. Her people adore her. They provide her with delicious meals and shower her with attention. Lately, though, they have been a bit distracted and service has started to slip. Queen Dog tries her best to make do–but then a stranger moves into the castle! Who is this tiny newcomer commanding all the attention? A servant, or…

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Congratulations to Alastair Heim!

Congratulations to Alastair Heim!

 Heartlander Alastair Heim’s first picture book called LOVE YOU, TOO (Little Bee Books) was released on December 6th of this year. The story was illustrated by Alisa Coburn and features two pigs, a dad and his daughter, finishing each other’s sentences as they move throughout their day.   Here’s the link on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Love-You-Too-Alastair-Heim/dp/1499801742/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1482936515&sr=1-1   ALSO, Shelf Awareness (Book Review Site) gave Love You, Too a starred review! It’s on the front page of their site, third book that comes…

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Roderick Townley’s A BITTER MAGIC is ready to launch!

Roderick Townley’s A BITTER MAGIC is ready to launch!

  Reviews have started coming in for Heartlander Roderick Townley’s newest middle-grade novel A BITTER MAGIC!   • “Plenty of magic, a touch of romance, and an appealing heroine.” – Kirkus Reviews • “A magical adventure with a fascinating setting that will please most middle graders looking for spooky fantasy.” – School Library Journal • “Cisley is an immensely likable heroine who will attract readers.” – Booklist   Come celebrate with Roderick at one of these upcoming events: 1. KC LAUNCH PARTY: Saturday,…

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Anola Pickett’s novel CALLAHAN CROSSROADS is ready to launch!

Anola Pickett’s novel CALLAHAN CROSSROADS is ready to launch!

Congrats to Heartlander Anola Pickett as her new novel CALLAHAN CROSSROADS gets ready to launch! Here are two opportunities to join in the celebration: CALLAHAN CROSSROADS CALENDAR   Launch Party * 1 pm * Sat., July 11 MYSTERYSCAPE BOOKSTORE Celebrate Anola’s latest book. Listen to ukelele songs from World War I, hear excerpts from the book and enjoy lemonade and cookies! Mysteryscape  7309 W 80th Street, Overland Park, KS 66204 (913) 649-0000   “In the Know” Program * 2 pm * Sun., July 19 WORLD WAR I MUSEUM & MEMORIAL Join Anola and…

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New York Times review for MUSTACHE BABY by Bridget Heos! Congratulations!

New York Times review for MUSTACHE BABY by Bridget Heos! Congratulations!

Here’s the New York Times Sunday book review of MUSTACHE BABY, a new picture book by Heartlander Bridget Heos: MUSTACHE BABY By Bridget Heos. Illustrated by Joy Ang. 40 pp. Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin ­Harcourt. $16.99. (Picture book; ages 4 to 8) You never know what you’ll get in the delivery room, and something isn’t quite right with this new baby. Mustachioed! “You’ll have to wait and see whether it is a good-guy mustache or a bad-guy mustache,” the nurse coolly informs…

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Congratulations x 2 to Ann Ingalls!

Congratulations x 2 to Ann Ingalls!

Ann Ingalls is pleased to announce that World Book will be publishing J IS FOR JIVE; the release date has yet to be announced. Cassie Mayer will edit this work. And the good news continues: In May of 2013, Grosset and Dunlap will release Ann’s emergent reader, ICE CREAM SOUP. Karen Grencik at Red Fox Literary represented this work.