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​​May 11, PodCast Interview on Book Chat with Author Vivian E. Moore, on children's publishing, writing, editing, the submission process, and more

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ADRIAN SIMCOX DOES NOT HAVE A HORSE
By Marcy Campbell, illustrated by Corinna Luvken 
Dial, Aug. 14, 2018
ISBN-13: 9780735230378

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A new picture book that made my heart melt upon reading is ADRIAN SIMCOX DOES NOT HAVE A HORSE, by Marcy Campbell and illustrated by Corinna Luvken, Dial, Aug. 14, 2018, ISBN-13: 9780735230378... More....

Find Your Future in Art, Cherry Lake Publishing, Sleeping Bear Press, Kim Childress, events and inspirations

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FIND YOUR FUTURE IN ART
By Kim Childress
Cherry Lake (Sleeping Bear Press)

​Part of the Find Your Future in STEAM series

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  • Reading Rocks in Rockford, featured author and vendor, Krause Memorial Library, June 3, 2020: 10 am-1 pm, Rockford, MI 
  • Baltimore Book Fest, Nov. 1-3, Baltimore, MI 
  •  Speaker, Great Lakes Regional ABA Heartland 2019 Fall Forum, American Booksellers Association, Oct. 3-4, 2019, Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH
  • MAME 2020: Michigan Association for Media Professionals in Education, vendor and attendee
  • Green Lake Art Fair, with Smoke on the Water BBQ, Aug. 3, 2019, 8 am - 5 pm
  • May TBD, PodCast Interview on Children's Publishing, 

  • Animotion Festival, Speaker & Vendor, Kalamazoo Valley Museum, June 2, 2018, 10 am to 5 pm

  • Faculty Instructor, PENCON, May 3-5, 2018, Grand Rapids, MI  

  • The Sixth Annual Storytelling Festival at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum celebrates family stories, Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Feb. 2-3, 2018, 10 am - 4 pm

  • Grand Rapids Christian Middle School, "How a Book is Made" & "Discernment in the Media," January 2018​ 

  • Kazoo Books Author Hop, Dec. 10, 2017, 11 am-1 pm

  • SCBWI MI-PAL event, Kazoo Books, Kalamazoo, MI, 2-4 pm

  • SCBWI-MI Merry Mitten Holiday event, Barnes & Noble, Brighton, MI, Dec. 1, 2017, 6-9 pm 

  • Barnes & Noble, Brighton, MI: Meet eight local children's book authors during Education Appreciation Days organized through the  Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Michigan Chapter, Published and Listed Authors (SCBWI-MI PAL), Aug. 5, 2-4 pm  

  • Literary Luncheon sponsored by The Bookman, Aug 7, Grand Haven, MI
  • Kerrytown BookFest. Sept. 10, 2017, 10:30 am -5 pm, Ann Arbor, MI
  • SCBWI MI Conference, "Gathering at the Grand," Sept. 15-16, 2017, Grand Rapids, MI
  • ALA Summer Conference 2017, June 22-26, Chicago, IL
  • June 3, 2017, Reading Rocks Rockford, Krause Memorial Library, Rockford, MI
  • June 21-22, “Build-a-Book” & “How a Book is Made,” Brownsburg Public Library (Indianapolis)
  • June 22-26, ALA Summer 2017, Chicago, IL
  • Dec. 10, 2016, The Bookman, SCBWI-MI PAL Merry Mitten Holiday, Grand Haven, MI
  • More events can be found on my LinkedIn page @kbchild

Legend of the Fairy Stones wins Purple Dragonfly Award for excellence in Illustration and contribution to children’s literature. First-ever in newly formed honorable mention category! First illustrated book by author and artist Kelly White. Congratulations! Learn more at KellyAnneWhite.com. #KidLit #KellyWhite#Cool#IllustrationAward

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