The Weekly 411 (5/18/18)

© Shanda McCloskey

May 18, 2018 vol. 20

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Today we are pleased to present middle grade author Melissa Sarno and her debut, JUST UNDER THE CLOUDS (Knopf Books for Young Readers (June 5, 2018). Enter to win a copy.

Cover design © Christopher Silas Neal

We also feature author-illustrator Shanda McCloskey and her debut picture book, DOLL-E 1.0 (Little Brown for Young Readers, May 1, 2018). Enter to win a copy.

  • What: apply for one of five $2,000 grants to support your career
  • Who: unpublished diverse writers or illustrators, U.S. residents
  • Prize: $2,000 grant

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  1. Okay...the robot doll in DOLL E 1.0 is genius, Shanda.
    But: That Bear is oozing character. Surely he will show up in a book somewhere someday.
    Thanks for sharing.

  2. Yes, I said to myself, now, why don't I just draw a character like the bear! He will find a story and probably soon!

  3. I hope by commenting I'm entered to win a copy of that book - because I hope I win!


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