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May.20.2013
Did you have a wonderful Children's Book Week? I sure did! Last week, Peepy and I flew to NYC to host the Children's Choice Book Awards-- 1,138,675 children and teens voted for their favorite books! We consulted our fashion stylist(s) and both decided to wear gowns. My daughter...
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May.13.2013
Yes!!! Drumroll, please . . . IT'S CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK!!!  So exciting!!!! I wish it were  Children's Book Week  52 weeks of the year!    Tonight (I am blogging this on Monday morning) is the big  Children's Choice Book Awards  Gala, which I...
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May.06.2013
Childen's Book Week  is coming soon! The Children's Choice Book Awards Gala will help kick off the week, and I am sooooooo excited to host the show in New York City. (Squeeeee!!!) Plus, I get to hobnot with the literati glitterati presenter -- in addition to  Tomie DePaola,...
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Apr.29.2013
The LA TIMES Festival of Books started on a great note. Why? Because of this . . . That's right. We had reserved parking! Like last year, and the year before, the festival was held at my alma mater, USC. From the parking structure, we could see the dorm where I was a...
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Apr.22.2013
Last blog we were n Dubai with these fine gents . . . So then, once home, jet lag set in. I hadn't fully un-jet-lagged from Singapore, when I flew to Chicago to yuk it up, then in less than a week to Dubia, as seen here and here and here. However, I was...
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Apr.15.2013
So then,  Peepy and I were HERE  and  HERE in Dubai, and now we are here in this final blog of the I WENT TO DUBAI AND HAD A GREAT TIME series . . . (Above: The bus stops are air conditioned.) One of my favorite things to do was explore the backstreets...
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Apr.09.2013
When  last we blogged, we were doing a school visit in Dubai, and sightseeing. Well, WE (meaning Peepy and me) ARE STILL THERE!!!! (Blog-wise.) I heard about the malls in Dubai, but they seemed like urban legends. A ski resort INSIDE? Pshaw! (Isn't "pshaw" a weird word? Does anyone really...
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Apr.02.2013
We hadn't yet recovered from out jet lag from Singapore, when we whooshed off to Chicago. And then, less than one week later, we were in the air again . . . That package (above) that Peepy is holding contains a toothbrush and slippers. Why? Because Emirates Air gave it to us for our 16...
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Mar.25.2013
Even though I am here . . . . . . my blog is here . . . That's right. I am in Dubai!!!! However, last week I was at Northern Illinois University for the Children's Literature Conference on Humor. And that's what we'll be blogging today. Ten years ago this October, my debut novel came out....
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Mar.18.2013
My final Singapore blog features a food and fun!!!!  As you may recall, last blog we were visiting the bookstore of our dreams . . .  And the one before that, had us at speaking at the Stamford American International School . . .  When members of the Singapore...
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Mar.11.2013
Last blog, we were in Singapore talking to these students about writing ... Not only was it great meeting everyone, but Peepy and I also had a chance to do some exploring. (Squeeee!!!) If you love books, you will love  BooksActually. Ooooh, if I were a bookstore, this is...
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Mar.04.2013
  Mar. 3rd, 2013 at 11:50 PM I do a lot of school visits, like this one about a mile from my house. However, my most recent visit was 8,774 miles away from home . . . We had a day to try to adjust to the eighteen hour time difference. So we explored some, and ate some, then ate...
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Feb.25.2013
Last blog found us hanging out with astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Garrett Reisman . . . So it was a "wha . . .?" moment when the gigundo meteor hit Russa a couple days later. Here's an AP photo it heading to earth . . . The next day an asteroid was scheduled to come "this close" to...
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Feb.18.2013
Before I begin, Peepy insisted I tell you her big news. That's right! She now has her own Facebook Fan Page. Sigh. She's always been something of a diva, so we'll just have to see how this goes. In other news, some of you know, I am something of a space geek. I taught myself...
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Feb.11.2013
Can you guess who this Asian kid is? Yes!It's me. I'm Asian, or to be more specific, I am a Chinese American. You know that that means, right? GUNG HAY FAT CHOY!!!! Happy Chinese New Year!!!! Here's hours of fun to help celebrate . . . Are you done with your Dot to Dot? Because, there's...
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