RSVP for your free spot (and to let us know how much ice cream to get!) at this link: WELLESLEY BOOKS LAUNCH EVENT FOR THE SWEETEST SCOOP, SATURDAY MAY 14TH AT 11 AM
Podcast Appearance: The Sweetest Scoop on Confetti Moments
Listen and learn all about the author and the book on Courtney Hinshaw’s Confetti Moments Podcast. Click here for link: THE SWEETEST SCOOP, BEN & JERRY’S ICE CREAM REVOLUTION
Were I Not A Girl Author and Illustrator interview by Andrea Wang on Picture Book Builders Blog
Andrea Wang June 15, 2021 Hello! I’m thrilled to be a new contributor here on Picture Book Builders, a blog I’ve admired for a long time. A little about me: I write both fiction and nonfiction picture books, as well as middle grade novels. I’m a science geek who used to be an environmental consultant,… Read more »
Breathing Life Back into Madame Saqui after Covid . . .
Anne Schwartz, v-p and publisher, Anne Schwartz Books Madame Saqui: Revolutionary Rope Dancer by Lisa Robinson, illustrated by Rebecca Green, is a glorious picture book about an exceptional woman who lived during the French Revolution, performing feats on a highwire for an audience that often included Napoleon. It is nonfiction at its best—a fascinating… Read more »
BOOK LAUNCH VIDEO FOR MADAME SAQUI, REVOLUTIONARY ROPEDANCER
This video includes a brief read-aloud and a wirewalking demonstration. MADAME SAQUI: REVOLUTIONARY ROPEDANCER tells the true tale of a woman during revolutionary era France who wirewalked over the Seine and between the towers of Notre Dame. As a result of her daring feats on the wire, she became a darling of Paris and of Emperor… Read more »
HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY!
Happy Book Birthday to MADAME SAQUI, REVOLUTIONARY ROPEDANCER! Retweet by midnight 3/24/20; random winner (USA only) will receive a free copy! Wirewalking video coming soon! #kidlitquarantine #bookgiveaway @agenthenkin @schwartzwade @Trident_Media #classroombooks #bookbirthday pic.twitter.com/NDYab8LFPz — Lisa Robinson (@elisaitw) March 24, 2020 Happy Book Birthday to Madame Saqui! Retweet about the giveaway by midnight 3/24/20 to be… Read more »
Events: Madame Saqui Book Reading and Wirewalking Demonstration
Belmont Books, Sunday March 29 at 1 pm Brookline Booksmith, Sunday April 5 at 10:30 am Silver Unicorn Bookstore, Saturday April 11 at 11 am And more: Maynard Book Festival, Saturday May 2 at 10:30 am ***** STAY TUNED! ALL EVENTS POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS . . .
Interview on The Picture Book Buzz
Check out Maria Marshall’s fun interview on The Picture Book Buzz—all about PIPPA’S NIGHT PARADE and PIRATES DON’T GO TO KINDERGARTEN.
PIPPA’S NIGHT PARADE GIVEAWAY
I’m excited to announce a Goodreads Giveaway of 20 books! Giveaway opens on 9/7/19 and closes on 10/7/19. https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/297292-pippa-s-night-parade
Pirates Book Giveaway and Free Event Kit download
Giveaway and Event Kit link. Kirsten Cappy of Curious City has designed a wonderful event kit for those who’d like to host a book reading. Make a pirate spyglass that transforms into a space pirate rocket ship! She’ll be giving away 22 books to librarians and educator who enter the giveaway.