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 excellence in children’s literature in five categories: Young Reader and Middle Grade Fiction, Young Adult Fiction, Nonfiction, Picture Book Text, and Picture Book Illustration.” -SCBWI
Thank you for everyone who voted for us. We are honored to be in such great company.
“In a new twist on the traditional book club, Little Free Library’s Action Book Club™ invites participants to read books on timely topics, engage in lively discussions, and take part in meaningful—and fun—group service projects to benefit their communities. This is reading and social engagement at its best.”
We are excited to be on the Little Free Library’s Action Book Club™ recommended reading list for their current topic: Everyday Heroes. Children and adults alike are encouraged to read and discuss books together, but also to reach out into their communities to make a difference.
More than 500 groups, and thousands of people are already participating all over the world. Sign up before February 5 to be entered to win a special book package that include Carmen’s book, The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!
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 with Best Read-Aloud.
Teach all of your little roosters to sing out loud! Kee-Kee-Ree-Keeeeeee!!!!!
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:
Have you written a review about The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! on your blog? Let us know if we missed it and we’ll be happy to share it!
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!
If you can’t make the parade, be sure to Make Some Noise with Carmen Agra Deedy at the Children’s Stage at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 3.
We had a great time hanging out with our favorite blue library monster, Van! Check out the video below.
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!