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Review: Fish Girl

May 17, 2017

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Fish Girl Written by Donna Jo Napoli & David Wiesner Illustrated by David Wiesner Clarion Books March 2017 192 pages Napoli and Wiesner team up for this graphic novel, which is a modern-day slant on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid.” Fish Girl is the main attraction at Ocean Wonders. Not just any boardwalk aquarium, […]

Review: Sweaterweather

February 26, 2016

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Sweaterweather & Other Short Stories By Sara Varon First Second Books February 2016 128 pages In Sweaterweather & Other Short Stories, graphic artist and storyteller Sara Varon offers readers a playful retrospective of her career from insecure aspiring cartoonist to insecure published graphic novelist. The first eight in the collection are from her first book […]

The Book Pipeline Competition

July 14, 2014

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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 […]

Review: Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble

January 7, 2014

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Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble By Nick Bruel Roaring Brook Press January 2014 128 pages This tenth book in the Bad Kitty series is a departure from the usual Bad Kitty mayhem. Drawn to Trouble introduces fans to author Nick Bruel. With the help of Uncle Murray, Bruel shows his fans how to write and […]

Penny-Farthing Press submissions policy

June 19, 2013

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Penny-Farthing Press publishes comic books, graphic novels, and children’s books that exemplify quality storytelling, artwork, and printing. They welcome your submissions and all submissions will be reviewed. Submissions for PFP’s Mythics line of children’s books should be stories of mythological content, such as alternate realities, magic or supernatural subject matter. Children’s book writers should send […]

Review: Knuckle and Potty Destroy Happy World

April 6, 2012

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Knuckle & Potty Destroy Happy World By James Proimos Henry Holt & Company May 2012 80 pages Knuckle and Potty are cute little cartoon characters. But they are fed up with their author and fed up with Happy World. Knuckle Tiggerelli is a pink tiger and Potty Polarberg is a green bear. They enlist the […]

Owlkids Books welcomes your children’s book ideas

March 2, 2012

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Owlkids Books wants book ideas for children ages 2 to 13. They are currently looking for graphic novels, activity, nonfiction, and picture book manuscripts. For submissions of works longer than a few pages, please send a query letter and a few sample pages, not the entire work. Describe your writing background and credentials in an […]