Tag Archive | local authors

Featured Local Author: Varian Johnson

Every month BookPeople hosts the local SCBWI for their monthly meeting.  This month their meeting is at 11 AM on this Saturday (June 12), so I thought I would feature their speaker as our local author for this week. Please allow me to introduce (drum roll please), Varian Johnson. Now, Varian is a talented author […]

Another list of great books for giving from your favorite authors!

The fun continues today with more fabulous recommendations for holiday giving from authors we know and love!  If you’re stumped on what to give your favorite kidlit reader, here are some suggestions from Kristin Clark Venuti, Greg Leitich Smith, and Lauren Baratz-Logsted! We were already fans of Kristin Clark Venuti before she graced us with […]

What are your favorite authors giving this holiday season?

Here at BookKids, we really wanted to know what our most beloved writers of kidlit were shopping for this year when they headed out to their local bookstores for some holiday shopping. So far we’ve gotten some fabulous responses, and I am personally very excited to share these with you in the upcoming weeks! But, […]

Congratulations, Liz Garton Scanlon!

Join us tomorrow (Saturday) morning for a special storytime hour event/RELEASE PARTY for Liz Garton Scanlon, author of A Sock is a Pocket for Your Toes. Her new book All the World is a lyrical and gorgeously illustrated book about a circle of family and friends exploring the importance of connectivity of all things, great […]


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