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Christmas Books for Kids

Welcome to a roundup of Christmas stories written by the children’s authors featured on Rosco’s Reading Room this year. Don’t miss the chance to check out some fresh new holiday books for your children this season! Harry the Christmas Mouse by NGK – Published July 29, 2016 by NGK Media – Brand new release! Join… Continue reading Christmas Books for Kids

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How to Use the Holidays to Sell More Books

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
Written word media recently published a great post with ideas on how to take advantage of holiday marketing trends to sell your books. With Christmas fast approaching, I figured this is a great time to have a look at the main points: 1. Between mid-November and early January, everyone…

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Fishing for Turkey by N.A. Cauldron

Just in time for Thanksgiving, author N.A. Cauldron released a delightful new picture book. And because lately I like to describe books the way most of us describe movies, I’m going with this summary: traditional holiday dinner meets exciting family caper! Fishing for Turkey by NA Cauldron. Illustrated by Polina Gortman All seems well at… Continue reading Fishing for Turkey by N.A. Cauldron

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Q&A With Children’s Author Nancy O’Neill

Today I’m interviewing the author of the award-winning Guess What series for kids whose unique approach to publishing involves running art contests for kids! Please welcome the highly accomplished, think-outside-the-box  writer and publisher, Nancy O’Neill, to the Reading Room. Q. Hi Nancy. Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your books. A. Hi… Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author Nancy O’Neill

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New Cover For My First Book!

Once again I have the pleasure of unveiling a new cover for one of the three books in my series, Rosco the Rascal Visits the Pumpkin Patch. This is the second book I’ve had re-illustrated, and we’re already starting to work on the third(!) Illustrator Josh Addessi is the mastermind behind this new art. http://joshaddessi.blogspot.com/… Continue reading New Cover For My First Book!

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Adventures with Wattpad

If I hear one more story about a teenage girl who sat up all night tapping away at the keyboard on Wattpad while her parents had no idea she was even penning a novel, only to find that she’s got 1.9 trillion followers and 3.7 gazillion reads and now a book deal with a major… Continue reading Adventures with Wattpad

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Adventures with Goodreads Giveaways

I’ve run GR Giveaways for all three of my books at various times since the first was published in September 2014, and usually I get a good response (300+ entries), a few GR Friends and Followers, and two or three reviews out of it. (I usually give away 3-5 paperback books in one week-long giveaway.… Continue reading Adventures with Goodreads Giveaways

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Q&A With Children’s Author Maretha Botha

My latest guest (pronounced Ma-rita Bo-thuh) writes stories for children of her observations and experiences while living in South Africa. Her latest chapter book in the Tales From Fauna Park series is quickly climbing the Amazon UK charts even as we speak! I hope you enjoy her fascinating story and books. Q. Hello Maretha. Please… Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author Maretha Botha

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New Cover for Rosco the Rascal Goes to Camp

Today I’m thrilled to share with you my new cover for Rosco the Rascal Goes to Camp. Illustrators Josh Addessi and Tori March collaborated to create this new look. I decided to keep the same scene as on the last cover of this book because it sets the scene so nicely(!) in the first two… Continue reading New Cover for Rosco the Rascal Goes to Camp