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.
On June 17, Kansas City welcomed hobo Iris Baldwin with open arms. Debut novelist Barbara Stuber celebrated the release of her young adult novel Crossing The Tracks (Margaret K. McElderry, 2010). Many congratulations and best wishes for Barb and Iris!
The masses were out to celebrate with Laura Manivong and her young adult debut Escaping the Tiger. Reading Reptile managed to pack in about 250 family, friends and fans last night and sold every last one of Laura’s books. But don’t fret! You can call the store and order one! (816) 753-0441. In the meantime, enjoy these pictures of the night.
Please join Laura Manivong for the launch of her debut novel, ESCAPING THE TIGER. Reading Reptile in Brookside Saturday, March 6 from 6pm-8pm Please call for reservations at 816.753.0441 (from HarperCollins Children’s Books, ages 10+)
Family, friends and fans joined authors Ann Ingalls and Maryann Macdonald to celebrate the release of Little Piano Girl. Reading Reptile played host to the event on February 13. Congratulations!
Join us January 29 at the Plaza Library to hear Heartlander Anne Ingalls talk about Little Piano Girl. Ann and her sister, Maryann McDonald, wrote the biography of jazz legend Mary Lou Williams, who had her first public performance at the age of six and went on to write and arrange music for Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, and Dizzy Gillespie. The talk starts at 7 pm.
In August, Rosen Publishing released two new books written by Diane Bailey: High School Musicals: Scenery and Set Design and High School Musicals: Stage Management and Production. In January 2010, Diane will have three more releases through Rosen: Tennessee: Past and Present; Venus and Serena Williams; and Great Moments at the World Cup. Her book Kansas: Past and Present will be out in August 2010. Congratulations, Diane!
Lisa Wade McCormick announces the release of three of her new non-fiction books with Capstone Press. The books are titled “Bigfoot,â€ “Ghosts,â€ and “Near-Death Experiencesâ€ and are part of the company’s “Mysteries of Scienceâ€ series. McCormick’s “Near-Death Experiencesâ€ book has…