Saturday, November 30, 2013

Kidlit auction for the Philippines

This auction is to raise money for the Philippines relief effort. It's being held now til Dec. 6 at

Facebook page:

Items include an amazing assortment of art/manuscript crits from authors, illustrators, and editors; a Web site consultation; books, art, school visits, and more.

Here's my donation, an ms or dummy crit:

Member Diane Allison is offering an NYC author-illustrator school visit that sounds great!

Please bid on any item (or more than one) for a great cause!

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Art Auction: American Booksellers for Freedom of Expression

The American Booksellers For Freedom of Expression Holiday Auction is Live. American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression (ABFFE) Click HERE for the link. New work will be added about every five minutes. November 26 - Dec 2, 2013

CBIG members: Vicky Rubin, Angelique Anderson, Marilyn Papas, Donna Miskend and Madonna Davidoff are among the many children's book industry wide illustrators participating in this worthy cause.  Both prints and original artwork are included.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Happy Thanksgivukkah! -Ann Koffsky

This year, Chanukah and Thanksgiving land on the same day for a once in a lifetime mash-up: Happy Thanksgivukkah!

-Ann Koffsky

Monday, November 18, 2013

Morris... the Downside-up Bat, H. R. Karpes

Morris...the Downside-Up Bat  is about a nonconforming (and adorable) little bat who isn't afraid to be himself and surmounts all bat obstacles, including bullies, as he succeeds in launching his career as a singing sensation.
Book is available online from Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Links are on author illustrator, H. R. Karpes' website  Retail it's available in Barnes & Noble  etc.