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Book trailer for Twilight Chant by Holly Thompson, illustrated by Jen Betton.
Twilight Chant Book Trailer!
Twilight Chant Book Trailer!
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Twilight Chant Book Trailer!
The Twilight Chant book launch is just a few days away. And here's the new book trailer created by illustrator Jen Betton For a look behind the scenes at the work that goes into creating a single picture book, check out all of the Twilight Chant process pos...
Twilight Chant Book Trailer!
Twilight Chant Book Trailer!
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School visits, dim sum, tea and rabbit hopping.
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Hong Kong International Young Readers Festival
A few days ago I returned from a busy week in Hong Kong for the Hong Kong International  Young Readers Festival  where I was honored to be a featured author.  My Hong Kong week was rich with school visits, at international schools as well as local schools, ...
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So few children’s books in translation are published in English in any given year. Yet women in publishing have the power to change this dynamic. This #KidLitWomen  post aims to celebrate #KidLit Women and #WomenInTranslation and to urge more agents, editors and publishers to read translations, welcome translation submissions, and commit to making #worldkidlit part of their lists.
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#KidLitWomen Celebrating #WomenInTranslation
#KidLitWomen Celebrating Women in Translation A #KidLitWomen post  We're celebrating Women's History month with 31 days of posts focused on improving the climate for social and gender equality in the children’s and teens’ literature community. Join in the c...
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Wrapping up my part in the Twilight Chant series of process posts!
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Writing a Picture Book--Idea to Launch
Happy Poetry Friday! This week I've been posting a series of picture book process posts, all about writing the poem for  Twilight Chant (Clarion/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, March 20, 2018) and the journey from poem idea to revisions to submission to contract...
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Writing a Picture Book 4: Contract to Illustrator to Launch
A  Twilight Chant  Process Post Part 4 of 4 : Submission to Offer  Twilight Chant,   by  Holly Thompson , illustrated by  Jen Betton In August 2014, the draft contract for my picture book  Twilight Chant was drawn up, and later
that fall I signed the final ...
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Writing a Picture Book 3: Submission to Offer
A  Twilight Chant  Process Post Part 3 of 4 : Submission to Offer  Twilight Chant,   by  Holly Thompson , illustrated by  Jen Betton Soon after I sent the
picture book manuscript off to my literary agent, Jamie Weiss Chilton (Andrea Brown Literary Agency), ...
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