The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! is getting a lot of love these days! Thank you so much for buying the book (it’s already in multiple printings!), reviewing it on your blogs and websites and for coming out to see Carmen speak. We love you! A few recent reviews to check out: NCTE Charlotte…

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Join us on Carmen’s Facebook Page every day to play our Word of the Day game! Carmen finds a great new word and you join in with what you think it might mean, without the help of our dear friend Google. Today’s Word from Carmen is: LETHOLOGICA (lee-tho-LO-gi-cah) “This polysyllabic mouthful is actually something quite…

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Don’t miss Carmen Agra Deedy leading the children’s parade with The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! at this years Decatur Book Festival! Dress up as your favorite historical figure and join the parade at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 3 at the Community Bandstand in the Decatur Square. We can’t wait to see everyone!…

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We had a great time hanging out with our favorite blue library monster, Van! Check out the video below. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmWmKNvusrs?list=PL-B1wkbkWXWSfVrwl4hEwytlr1s9anVlI&w=560&h=315]

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A HUGE Thank you to the Georgia Center for the Book for naming The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! as one of 2017’s Books All Georgians Should Read. It is an honor to be in the company of so many other amazing books. Be sure to check them all out!

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Come hang out with Carmen Agra Deedy and get a copy of her newest book, The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!, signed on July 21 with the Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip, the Cobb County Library System, and Little Shop of Stories. Author Sandra Markle will also be there signing her book, What If You…

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There is a great interview up over at PEN America with Carmen Agra Deedy. We loved being a part of their weekly interview segment. You can check it out here! Be sure to also follow Carmen on her Facebook page!

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We had an AMAZING time in schools all over the country this year and are gearing up for the 2017-2018 school year. We have a few dates still open, so be sure to e-mail Lisa Eister at DeedyBooking@gmail.com to get Carmen to your school! Later this week we will be updating our website with news…

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I am so excited to announce that Funny Girl, edited by Betsy Bird, is OUT NOW! Carmen is one of 25 female writers for children who contributed stories to the anthology. The book has already received a starred review from Publishers Weekly and Kirkus, who said Carmen’s story about her mother setting the bathtub on…

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Carmen Agra Deedy will be discussing and signing copies of her newest book, The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! Saturday, January 28, 2017 5:00 p.m. Little Shop of Stories 133A East Court Square Decatur, GA 30030 Book Signing will follow presentation The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! has received Starred Reviews from Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews! There will…

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 The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! has received another starred review, this time from Kirkus Reviews! “Deedy’s original tale about standing up to oppression couldn’t be more timely. Yelchin’s saturated, folksy, mixed-media paintings are the perfect partner, fleshing out the characterizations and offering visual humor. This subtle, modern multicultural tale is a must have:…

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Carmen’s upcoming picture book with Scholastic Press, The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!, has received a starred review from Publishers Weekly! We are so excited for the book to release in February and cannot wait for everyone to read it! Here is a little sneak peek at the beautiful artwork by Eugene Yelchin.

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We are so excited to let everyone know that Carmen will be kicking off the Smithsonian Libraries Art of the Book lecture series on September 15, 2016. Carmen’s lecture, My Marvelous Affliction: Confessions of a Bibliophile will start at 6:00 p.m. in the Ring Auditorium, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden 7th Street and Independence Ave…

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We are so excited to be heading to Santa Ana, CA this weekend, July 23, 2016 (1:00 p.m.) for family story time in the Kidseum and  July 24, 2016 (1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.) for a special lecture at the Bowers Museum, The Power of Story in a Cyber World. During her lecture, Carmen “…will discuss…

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This Saturday, April 16, 2017, Carmen will be doing two family storytelling performances at the Aurora Theatre. Join us at 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. For tickets, call: 678.226.6222 or send an e-mail to: boxoffice@auroratheatre.com

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