Welcome to Summer Vacation! As a way of kicking off a great summer, I’d like to introduce you to the FREE resources available to parents and kids on my website at www.jeanreidy.com to supplement summer reading fun. Downloadable Fun and Educational Activities Guides for all my books TOO PURPLEY! Activities Guide TOO PICKLEY! Activities Guide… Read more »
An excellent list! Congratulations to all!
… but in particular Craig F. Walker of THE DENVER POST for Feature Photography! 2012 Pulitzer Prize Winners JOURNALISM Public Service – The Philadelphia InquirerBreaking News Reporting – The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News StaffInvestigative Reporting – Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman, Eileen Sullivan and Chris Hawley of the Associated PressandMichael J. Berens and Ken Armstrong of The… Read more »
I’m so honored to be among so many talented writers! Colorado Authors’ League 2012 Awards Finalists Book-length Mainstream Fiction Safe Haven by Susan Dugan (Karat Publishing)The New Sons of Liberty by Tom Stohlgren (CreateSpace)River Stone by JB Winsor (BoulderDigital Publishing) Book-length Genre Fiction A Way in the Wilderness by Paula L. Silici (Moonlight Mesa Associates)Buried… Read more »
I’m incredibly honored to be in the company of these incredible writers! See the list below. Please join me and the other finalists as we read and sign our books at this special event: Colorado Book Awards Finalist ReadingsApril 19, 20125 – 8 p.m.Residence Inn Marriott, Denver City Center1725 Champa St., Denver, CO Readings will be… Read more »
This charming bedtime book plays off of the “This Is the House That Jack Built” cumulative classic. A little boy tells of his universe, starting from the farthest point he can imagine and ending up in his bed, just in time for sleep and dreaming. Reidy’s rhymes are so lively and appealing, however, that the… Read more »
As of the date and time of this post, the highest bids on the following items were still under $15. Stop on by to put in YOUR bids on these screamin’ deals. Signed Copy of PUNXSUTAWNEY PHYLLIS! Signed Copy of NOT YET, ROSE! Autographed copy of Close Encounters of a Third-World Kind by Jennifer J…. Read more »
My guest blogger today is Melissa Conroy (Yes! She has a famous author dad!) whose sweet new book Grandma is an Author releases today. It’s an interactive story and journal about creativity and writers’ block. But after visiting her amazing website and browsing her many creative endeavors, I have a hard time believing Melissa is… Read more »
Swooning! LIGHT UP THE NIGHT [KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW!]By Jean Reidy; illus. by Margaret Chodos-Irvine The coziest of quilts becomes a rocket ship in this gorgeous, mesmerizingly rhythmic read-aloud that explores a boy’s small place in a vast world. Sporting star-spangled pajamas, the not-too-sleepy astronaut wraps his red-and-white quilt around his shoulders and zooms off into… Read more »
To celebrate the release of the TOO PURPLEY! Board Book, I’m giving away a free autographed copy on Goodreads. Check it out!