One of the best parts of this job is spending time with students and teachers. They really go above and beyond to make us feel welcome and show love for reading and Carmen’s books. Just look at this fabulous artwork!

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If you’re local to Atlanta, come out on August 1 to the Refugee Resettlement and Immigration Services of Atlanta‘s (RRISA) Red, White and New: Recognizing America’s Newest Citizens. The fundraiser is to be held at the Mason Murer Fine Art Gallery and will benefit RRISA and Refugee Family Services. One of the events of the evening will be a…

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One of the BEST things about this job is the amazing art that kids send in. While we can’t post every drawing we get, here are a couple of pictures of the Library Dragon sent to us by some of the students at Ison Springs Elementary in Sandy Springs, Ga! We will add more art…

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The newest season of the two-time Emmy winning children’s book show, Love That Book, is officially underway! Click the link HERE to view the first episode, featuring the book Duck for President by Doreen Cronin! You can always view older episodes on the Love That Book website.

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Peachtree Publishers has set up a wonderful blog tour, with some of my favorite blogs, to celebrate Carmen’s newest book, The Return of the Library Dragon.   Don’t miss your chance to hear from the illustrator, Michael White, as well as the books editor! There are even a few chances to win a copy of the…

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This past week we officially celebrated The Return of the Library Dragon with local teachers and educators. Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School was generous enough to host us. Below are a few pictures from the event, including shots of the delicious food and COSTUMES. I love a good costume. If you would like to be included…

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Today marks the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens! In celebration of the man who helped inspire The Cheshire Cheese Cat, I give you a list of little known facts about Dickens. Charles Dickens was epileptic and made some of his characters (like Oliver Twist’s brother) epileptic. He was also a mesmerist, which is basically healing…

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Wonderfully read by the fabulous Katherine Kellgren & the ever-dashing Robin Sachs. You may listen to the first chapter here.

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