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Congratulations to Sherry Bushue!

Congratulations to Sherry Bushue!

Star Bright Books has purchased world rights to four of Heartlander S. J. Bushue’s bilingual picture book titles. Animal ABC bilingüe bilingual, a unique introduction to the ABCs, features animals whose names share a common beginning letter, regardless of language. Illustrated with the mosaic originality of Juan de Lascurain, this picture book’s planned release date is June, 2018. DINOSAURS COUNT encourages preschoolers to wiggle their toes and flap their arms along with some dinosaur pals. This multilingual picture book has been…

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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.

Kansas SCBWI workshop: Fanning the Flames

Kansas SCBWI workshop: Fanning the Flames

Joins KS SCBWI July 17 at Mardel Bookstore for another great workshop! In the morning, nonfiction writers and fiction writers alike will learn research tricks from KC Libraries’ Kaite Stover. Next up: Heartlander Lisa Wade McCormick. She has twenty years’ worth of investigative journalism tips to teach you how to find the best expert sources – and interview them to get the best data for your writing. In the afternoon, JB Chaney will share secrets on making the most of…

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Ann Ingalls’ The Little Piano Girl

Ann Ingalls’ The Little Piano Girl

The Kennedy Center and the Smithsonian Museum of American History in Washington, DC, have invited Ann Ingalls and Maryann Macdonald to sign books at a celebration for the centennial of jazz great Mary Lou Williams’ birth. The sisters’ labor of love, The Little Piano Girl, is illustrated by Giselle Potter and will be published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children in January 2010. Future signing include The Lincoln Center in New York City and the American Jazz Museum and the Plaza Library in Kansas City. The…

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McCormick’s four new books released!

McCormick’s four new books released!

Lisa Wade McCormick announces the release of four new non-fiction books with Capstone Press, all part of their Mysteries of Science series. And Lisa’s first story about The National Disaster Search Dog Foundation appears in the The Bark, now on newsstands. If you can’t find the magazine at your local book store, here’s a link: http://thebark.com/content/rescue-doubled

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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Schulte, Mary

Schulte, Mary

Mary Schulte has worked as a photo editor and children’s book reviewer at The Kansas City Star although her dream job would be to write for children all day! She has published nonfiction and fiction books including nine books with Children’s Press/Scholastic, 4 with KidHaven Press, and 1 with Mason Crest. She writes anything that pops into her head, so her magazine publications include a song, crossword puzzle, rebus, poetry, fiction and nonfiction for Ladybug, Whimsy, My Friend, Our Little Friend,…

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McArthur, Debra

McArthur, Debra

Debra McArthur grew up in Springfield, Missouri, where her high school experience included church activities, choir, drum and bugle corps, and the kind of drama and angst that make a person really glad to grow up. She earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in English from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and an M.F.A. in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Hamline University. She has written eight nonfiction books for young readers. A Voice for Kanzas is Debra’s first novel.