We are excited to announce that The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! is a Golden Kite Honor Book for Picture Book Text. “Instituted in 1973, the Golden Kite Awards are the only children’s literary award judged by a jury of peers. More than 1,000 books are entered each year. The Golden Kite Awards recognize…

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All I can say is WOW. What an honor to be surrounded by so many other wonderful books like Little Fox in the Forest by Stephanie Graegin (Best Adventure) and Lines by Suzy Lee (Best on Creativity) on The Huffington Post’s Best Books of 2017 List! The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! made the list…

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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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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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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’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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A few weeks ago, we had the privilege of helping kick off the Get Georgia Reading campaign. It is a wonderful project whose goal is to get all Georgia children proficient in reading by the 3rd grade, as well as to help them learn to love books and stories. So often this comes down to…

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