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Jack Yerby

Learn More about The Mystery of the Lost Will

Jack Yerby shares with KSJE 90.9FM Farmington NM listeners about his writing process, character development and more about The Mystery of the Lost Will. Listen in as he reads an exciting chapter from the middle of the book! Learn more about Jack and his books at jackyerbyauthor.com! Release date is April 27th – Pre-Order your copy today!

Save the Date for Lost Will!

Save the Date for Lost Will!

It saddens us, but we’ve got to delay the release of The Mystery of the Lost Will and the re-release of The Secret of the Haunted House by Jack Yerby. Our illustrator had some personal issues, and got a little behind on her work, but the illustrations are so perfect for these books, that we’re willing to wait, and hope you are too! Don’t forget to mark your calendar with the new date – April 27th 2021!! In the meantime, visit our YouTube channel and watch a recent interview with Jack. Want to be kept in the loop? Sign up...

Eva Evergreen Review

Eva Evergreen Review

Eva Evergreen, Semi-Magical Witch by Julie Abe My rating: 2 of 5 stars Thank you to Little Brown for the printed ARC! Eva Evergreen, Semi Magical Witch is a middle grade fantasy about a young witch who is embarking on an official quest to earn her novice witch license. In this world, witches provide altruistic help to the town they live in, but magic in general has been waning, so there are fewer witches to go around. To complete her quest, she must find a town that will accept her and provide some type of significant help within one moon....

Limerick Fun

Limerick Fun

Today is National Limerick Day, so let’s have some limerick fun! Here’s one I created for today: There once was a boy from VerdunWho loved to dance in the sunBut when the sun went to sleepHe’d fall in a heap“I wish I could keep having fun!” Edward Lear made limericks popular with his “Book of Nonsense” in 1846. Limericks are a type of poetry made with silly, nonsensical, rhymes, and tend to run on the raunchy side. But since they are so silly, they’re a great way to teach poetry and meter to kids. In general terms, a person (or...

The covers for the books, "The I-Wants and the Gimmies" and "The Snit and George Franklin Whit".

Taylor Shares with us

To wrap up Children’s Book Week, we have an updated version of a radio interview Taylor Overbey did before The I-Wants and the Gimmies came out. It’s always fun to look back once in a awhile! Don’t forget the special Children’s Book Week pricing on all our books ends tomorrow!

A cartoon frog climbing up a rose vine.

Book Preview: The Rose Without a Name

Watch Melissa Vandiver paint the cutest frog ever for our future book, The Rose Without a Name! Keep an eye out for more news about the book and authors Nancy Rust and Carol Stubbs. We want to know what your garden looks like this spring. Draw it for us and share on Instagram with the tag #KatrinaRose or email it to us and we’ll share it on our activities page! Be sure to download activities from our other books, too! And don’t forget to look at our special Children’s Book Week Pricing on all our books!