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Aug.06.2012
Aug. 6th, 2012 at 12:14 AM I am here. . . Yet, because of time machine issues and whatnot, my blog is here . . . If there's one thing that I like as much as lunch, it's candy! Here's a WONDERFUL candy store namedRobitaille'sin the quaint beach town ofCarpinteria, CA . . . Public Health...
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Jul.16.2012
Just got back from Comic-Con . . . We'll be blogging about that next. (I'm still trying to recover from the chaos.) But in the meantime, there's this . . . It's a well documented fact that I likebookish lunches, and I like to lunch with fellow KidLitters. Hmmm, that doesn't sound right. Let me...
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May.24.2012
As many of you know, or may not know, or now know, I do lots of elementary and middleschool visits.       But it's also fun to speak to college students. Last week I traveled all the way from South Pasadena to Pasadena -- officially, they are two different cities . . ....
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May.17.2012
Whose happy feet are those? Why, the belong to none other than author/illustrator/fashion mavenTony DiTerlizzi!He was on his planet-wide tour forA HERO FOR WONDLA. Whenlast we saw him, he was modeling a lovely limited edition front/back/arms deer/nature scene shirt we gave him . . . This time we...
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May.14.2012
Last blog we were at the LA TIMES Festival of Books, and one of the booths we signed at wasOnce Upon a Time . . . So it's only fitting that we visit the bookstore itself. But first, lunch! Above: Bob Boyle and Dan Santat count the carbs. (The vegetable plate was mine...
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May.10.2012
We wereTHERElast blog, and now here's more of the LA TIMES Festival of Books at the University of Southern California! This is an iconic building. Why? Because when I was a senior at USC I fell down the stairs inside the building, that's why. Oops. No digressions! Back to the book festival. It's...
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May.07.2012
Fromvisiting Kent Stateto returning to USC. It began with the drive down freeway. Most people would have been worried about parking, but I wasn't worried because I had these . . . Yes! Coveted valet parking passes to theLOS ANGELES TIME FESTIVAL OF BOOKS!!!! This is the second year it's taken...
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May.03.2012
When last we blogged we were at the Virginia Hamilton Conference at Kent State in Ohio. Lest you think we're making it up, here's photographic proof we were there . . .    Yes, apparently the black squirrel is the unofficial mascot of the school, and they are everywhere . . ....
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Apr.26.2012
Of course a place with so many authors and illustratorswould have the most awesome bookstore. We were still staying in our lovely undisclosed location when we first visited the Montague Bookmill . . . Set in an gristmill that was built in 1842, this amazing indie bookstore is on the banks of...
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Apr.23.2012
Okay, so after herartistic debutat the R. Michelson Galleries . . . Peepyand I did lots of other fun authorial stuff in the Northampton, MA area. "Like what? What did you do?" you ask, or I ask, or we can pretend Colin Firth as Mr. Darcy asked. Why, here's a small sampling. We worked on a novel...