The Weekly 411 (2/26/21)
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Feb. 26, 2021 vol. 9
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We are excited to feature author Chad Lucas and his middle grade novel, THANKS A LOT, UNIVERSE! (Amulet Books) out on May 11, 2021. Enter to win a copy!
We are excited to feature author Tirzah Price and her young adult novel, PRICE AND PREMEDITATION! (HarperTeen) out on April 6, 2021.
Enter to win a copy!
A Two-Book Giveaway
We are pleased to host a giveaway of two chapter books, Snow Day in May and Principal for a Day by Christine Evans, illustrated by Patrick Corrigan (Albert Whitman & Company), out now. Enter in the Rafflecopter below.
About the Books: The Wish Library series features Raven Rose and Luca Flores as they discover the Wish Library, where the mysterious Librarian promises to help solve problems with a simple wish. |
Snow Day in May: Raven is having the worst week ever. Her best friend Belle has just moved away, and tomorrow is Voices of History Day. Raven and Belle were working on their project together, and now Raven has to present alone―in front of the whole class. But when Raven stumbles upon the Wish Library and asks for school to be canceled, she faces a whole new challenge―and finds that just maybe she had the bravery she needed all along.
Principal for a Day: When Raven leaves for vacation, Luca finds himself on his own again. As the new kid at Lincoln Elementary, he’s tired of getting told what to do by everyone around him. So despite his best friend’s warnings, Luca visits the Wish Library and asks to be the one in charge. But even rule makers need to compromise sometimes.
About the Author: Christine Evans is a British author living in the San Francisco Bay Area in California with her husband and two daughters. She is the author of two picture books, Evelyn the Adventurous Entomologist and Emily's Idea. The Wish Library is Christine’s first chapter book series. Find out more about Christine: https://www.pinwheelsandstories.com/ Twitter and Instagram: @ChristineNEvans
About the Illustrator: Patrick Corrigan was born in the north of England and grew up drawing and designing. After university, he was an art director in a design studio for nearly ten years. He now lives in London with his wife and cat, illustrating children’s books.
If you preorder from the author's local indie she'll sign the books and include stickers!
Caroline Bonne-Müller (Beatrix and the Bunnies) was born in France bred in the Netherlands, where she studied Fashion Design in Amsterdam and worked 14 years as a fashion designer. Her three kids were born in Spain and they lived 4 years in Malaysia. She has always been fascinated by picture books ever since she was a child. When she got children she couldn't stop buying beautiful illustrated picture books. This is when the seed was planted, and now she’s a published illustrator and living with my husband, three kids and four stray cats from Malaysia in Switzerland, looking over a lake and mountains.
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So many great books, hope I win!ReplyDelete
The Wish Library books are adorable, I love the illustrations!ReplyDelete
Thank you for the chance to win books I read as mentor text and then share!ReplyDelete
The Rebecca Colby books are adorable as well.ReplyDelete
I love the cover on Thanks A Lot Universe!ReplyDelete
I love Rebecca Colby's It's Raining Bats and Frogs. She has such an impressive range of subjects and styles.ReplyDelete
All of these look like they will be a lot of fun to read.ReplyDelete
Would love to win Rebecca Colby's books. Her writing style is unique.ReplyDelete
I'm excited to see the chapter books and wondering if the mc will switch with each book?ReplyDelete
I would love to read Beatrix and Her Bunnies; I love the Peter Rabbit books.ReplyDelete
What a fantastic selection of books! Adding them all to my library request list!ReplyDelete
I am a huge Beatrix Potter fan plus I have a trio of rescued house rabbits, so this book is especially fascinating to me!ReplyDelete
The covers are so appealing. And both sound like fun reads.ReplyDelete
My family and I would love to read Beatrix and Her Bunnies! (nicol bowers)ReplyDelete