Egmont USA Category

Special Valentines Edition. Welcome Kay Cassidy!

Library Lions Special Valentines Edition. It’s all about Library Love. We asked award-winning author Kay Cassidy to swing by and share her story of Library Love and her outstanding library program The Great Scavenger Hunt Contest™ Let’s give a LL Roar of Welcome to Kay Cassidy! 2008 Golden Heart® winner Kay Cassidy is the author… Read more

DRAGON-SNATCHING AT ALA! Photo of my friend and writing colleague, Holly Cupala (author of TELL ME A SECRET). While at the ALA conference last week, Holly swung by the EGMONT USA booth, and snatched up THE DRAGONS OF NOOR Advanced Reader Copy. Evidence of the said Dragon-Snatching is here for all to see in the… Read more

STEALING DEATH WATER FOR LIFE CHALLENGE update *Thanks to PlayPumps International for photo Bravo to Readers: My warmest thanks to all of you who donated to the STEALING DEATH Water for Life Challenge. Your donations helped bring clean drinking water to children and families in sub-Saharan Africa. Why I support Water for People:While researching drought-ridden… Read more

We’re getting ready for the big book launch party! Check out the recent interview about Stealing Death in the Chinook Update. Filling food plattersYAAMBA Marimba band is rehearsingDance rehearsalCan’t wait to see friends and celebrate!! A special THANKS to the amazing Holly Cupala, YA Author and all around talent for the new Blog Banner, this… Read more

I just flew home from ALA Chicago A most magnificent experience meeting nation wide librarians (according to ALA roughly 25,000 library leaders and supporters)touring publishing houses with their newest offerings (like wending through a gold mine), meeting the indomitable Egmont USA team: Douglas Pocock, Elizabeth Law, Regina Griffin, Mary Albi, and Ellen Greene. Chatting and… Read more

Happy World Water Day! Image thanks to PlayPumps Join me in celebrating clean drinking water with PlayPumps! For World Water Day PlayPumps is focusing on communities in Malawi Africa where only 57% of the rural population has access to clean drinking water. Do you want to pitch in and Help? Check out PlayPumps! Clean drinking… Read more