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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.

Homeward-Bound with CROSSING THE TRACKS

Homeward-Bound with CROSSING THE TRACKS

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!

SRO at Laura Manivong’s launch for Escaping the Tiger

SRO at Laura Manivong’s launch for Escaping the Tiger

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.

Escaping The Tiger Launch Party

Escaping The Tiger Launch Party

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+)

Ann Ingalls to speak at Plaza Library

Ann Ingalls to speak at Plaza Library

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.

Six more titles for Diane Bailey

Six more titles for Diane Bailey

  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!

Announcing three new releases from Lisa Wade McCormick

Announcing three new releases from Lisa Wade McCormick

Lisa Wade McCormick announces the release of three of her new non-fiction books with Capstone Press. The books are titled “Bigfoot,” “Ghosts,” and “Near-Death Experiences” and are part of the company’s “Mysteries of Science” series.                                                                                 McCormick’s “Near-Death Experiences” book has…

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