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For your Valentine

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A Rich, “Must-Have” Anthology

Anthologies are some of the most useful books one can have in a library—I love perusing through them. Here one can find collections of short stories, plays as well as poetry—all selected by one or more editors or a publishing house. One of the most important collections for families in the last century (including my [Read more...]
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Not An “Ordinary Day” for Katrina Kenison

Last October at an authors’  book-signing reception, I received a copy of Katrina Kenison’s new book, Magical Journey: An Apprenticeship in Contentment.  As you can see on the left, the cover was stamped “Advance Uncorrected Proof” —the pre-publication copy that is often handed out to reviewers, booksellers, press, etc. as part of the marketing months [Read more...]
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Turkish translation arrives

Today our small local Post Office gave us a big surprise—we received copies of a new translation of our parenting title, Beyond the Rainbow Bridge: Nurturing your children from birth to seven. This one is in Turkish. Seeing a new edition brings back all those same feelings as when a book is first launched.  The clerk [Read more...]
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Grimms Fairy Tales-200th Anniversary

Thursday, December 20, 2012 marks the 200th anniversary of the first publication of the fairy tales collected by Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm – better known as the Brothers Grimm.  The publication was called Children’s and Household Tales.  The subsequent collections (and with new title) have influenced Western civilization, literature and movies and are said to [Read more...]
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Illustrator’s Blog on ‘Mothering Magazine’

llustrator Durga Bernhard, has just posted a blog about our new book, Make Way for Reading: Great Books for Kindergarten Through Grade 8.  It’s on her own website as well as on her online blog at Mothering Magazine. We’re so pleased she thought of writing it— Durga’s a multi-talented artist—if you’re interested in drawing, painting, [Read more...]
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Long Live the Bookstore

In addition to my work as a publisher, I’ve also been active on the Board of Directors of Independent Book Publishers of New England, IPNE.  Founded in 2000, IPNE is an association for authors, publishers, and those who are affiliated with the book publishing industry. Our 2nd Annual New England Publishing Conference this past weekend [Read more...]
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Scholarship Recipient Goes to SF

I was fortunate to be one of ten persons selected to receive a scholarship from Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) to attend “Publishing University” or “Pub-U” from IBPA March 9 and 10 in San Francisco. I represented Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE). It was a day and a half of non-stop seminars on book [Read more...]
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‘Rainbow Bridge’ Foreign Translations

We have just received copies of new translations of Beyond the Rainbow Bridge: Nurturing your children from birth to seven— Simplified Chinese (a Beijing publisher) and in Complex Chinese (a Taiwan publisher). In 2012, there will be a Turkish edition. The Beijing publisher has also invited Barbara Patterson to Beijing to lead some early childhood workshops. [Read more...]
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Spring Activities

Our long snow and icy winter is over and spring has finally come to New England. March and April can seem so long here along the NH/Massachusetts border, especially when the leaves on the trees don’t open up until the first week in May. A New England spring can last several weeks or sometimes only [Read more...]
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