For anyone who is a follower of my blog, I’d like to redirect you to one of my favorite blogs:BIBLIO LINKS The sole purpose of school librarian and children’s author, Natalie Dias Lorenzi’s Biblio Links is to match kids with books they might likely love and teachers to books they can use in the classroom…. Read more »
WriteOnCon Starts Today! It’s FREE!
WriteOnCon begins today. If you’re a kidlit writer, editors, agents, and authors are lined up to help YOU! From the WriteOnCon website: WriteOnCon is a FREE Online Children’s Writers Conference (rated MC-18, for Main Characters under 18 only) created by writers, for writers. Attendees don’t need to take time off work, travel, or spend a… Read more »
IRA San Antonio 2013 – Finally!
Oh yes! IRA 2013 was back in April. And I am guilty of blog neglect. While I plan to post with some textual substance soon, I did want to share photos of one of the most delightful, “working” weekends I’ve ever had. With fellow authors and agency mates Liz Garton Scanlon and Kari Anne Holt…. Read more »
The “Buddies” Skype Author Visit
Here’s yet another way I’ve used Skype to connect to classrooms – chatting with 1st graders and their 6th grade buddies who’ve read my books together.
ALL THROUGH MY TOWN Book Release FUN!
ALL THROUGH MY TOWN is out today in bookstores and libraries throughout my town AND YOURS! “This adorable trip around town will be a big hit with any toddler who has ever been a passenger alongside a busy grownup with errands to run. With fun-packed illustrations for little ones to look at again and again and… Read more »
Appearances All Through My Town … and Yours!
In addition to my Skype and school visits, I’ll be reading, signing and celebrating all my books – including my latest book ALL THROUGH MY TOWN at: April 2 – Mountains and Plains Bookseller Association S pring MeetingAuthor Meet and Greet at the Boulder BookstoreBoulder, Colorado April 19-22 – International Reading Association Annual ConventionSan Antonio,… Read more »
Visit Your Favorite Authors at CCIRA Feb. 6th – 9th!
So many awesome author and illustrator friends will be presenting and/or signing books at the Colorado Council International Reading Association Conference next week 2/6-2/9. And I’m getting SUPER excited to catch up with these literacy heroes! Chris BartonLeslie ClarkCarmela LaVigna CoyleMelanie CrowderJulie DannebergLindsay ElandEllen JavernickJeanne KaufmanClaudia Cangilla McAdamPam MingleJeannie MobleyAnn NagdaLinda OsmundsonNancy OswaldMarjorie Blain ParkerKathleen… Read more »
Pay it Forward Friday: My Free School Skype Visits
It’s been an amazing week of Skype visits. And I’m scheduling many more for 2013. Everything you need to bring me into your classroom for FREE is right here: https://jeanreidy.com/Time_Out_for_Teachers.html
Give Autographed Books as Holiday Gifts – Here’s How!
Now that Halloween is over, wreaths, trees and garland will soon be up in the shopping malls. Let the shopping begin. Do you have any kids on your holiday gift list? How about personalized and autographed books for their home library? Autographed books become treasured read-alouds in the present and keepsakes for the future. Here’s… Read more »
Author Spots for Schools!
Here’s a great way to connect children’s authors and readers, and it’s a WIN-WIN-WIN for schools, authors and school book fairs everywhere! AUTHOR SPOTS FOR SCHOOLS! Author Spots are FREE mini-commercials created by children’s authors that schools can broadcast to promote their book fair to kids and parents. I’m not talking about anything fancy here… Read more »