Review: A Piece of Cake

July 28, 2014


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A Piece of Cake By LeUyen Pham Balzar + Bray May 2014 40 pages It’s Little Bird’s birthday and Mouse baked a cake. On his way to deliver the cake to Little Bird he meets up with Chicken, Squirrel, Bear, and Cow. Each one offers him a bribe in the form of an odd trade […]

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Kane Miller open to children’s submissions

July 21, 2014


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Editors at Kane Miller EDC Publishing are committed to expanding their picture book, chapter book, and middle-grade fiction lists. They want great stories with engaging characters in all genres (mystery, fantasy, adventure, historical, etc.), especially those with particularly American subjects. How to submit Send either the complete picture book manuscript, or a synopsis and two […]

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Crazy Bitch receives Kindle Award for Noteworthy Nonfiction

July 15, 2014


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  “Crazy Bitch is a great read.  Not only is it an excellent look into the world of canine mental illness, but also in coping with bully behavior. Tibbetts writes in a style that draws you in, as if you’re a friend.  Within a few pages, you’ll find yourself caring more than perhaps you’d like to […]

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The Book Pipeline Competition

July 14, 2014



Launched in 1999, Script Pipeline has since become an industry leader in connecting writers with studios, producers, agents, managers, and entertainment executives, resulting in spec sales totaling $5 million over the past decade. The company helped launch the career of Evan Daugherty, writer of Snow White and the Huntsman, and most recently, adaptations of major […]

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Review: I’m My Own Dog

July 8, 2014


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Coming this August from Candlewick Press! I’m My Own Dog By David Ezra Stein Candlewick Press August 2014 32 pages This little bulldog is so completely on his own he doesn’t even have a name. He doesn’t like to be told what to do. He can throw his own sticks and lick his own face. […]

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Review: Haatchi & Little B

July 1, 2014


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Haatchi & Little B: The Inspiring True Story of One Boy and His Dog By Wendy Holden Thomas Dunne Books July 2014 224 pages This is the true story about Owen – aka Little B – a boy with a rare genetic disorder that affects his muscles. Because of his condition he copes with a […]

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Review: The Abduction of Joshua Bloom

June 23, 2014


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The Abduction of Joshua Bloom By Michael L. Thal Solstice Publishing June 2014 248 pages One minute 16-year old Joshua Bloom was in Central Park running for his life from the zoo’s escaped lion and the next instant he awoke on board a spaceship. Joshua soon learned he was abducted by a group of teen […]

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