Category Archives: Candlewick Press

Great, Now We’ve Got Barbarians!

What’s this I see in the new Candlewick catalog? A book written by Jason Carter Eaton and illustrated by some kid named Mark Fearing. What a jerk that Mark is. Blah, blah, blah he goes on-and-on about drawing pictures. I … Continue reading

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A bad review for my book

I recently came across this review of my book The Great Thanksgiving Escape. It’s not a good review of the book. Not at all. Though he did give me three stars out of five, which honestly, I feel is pretty good. … Continue reading

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Gathered around the TV!

Happy Thanksgiving, from The Great Thanksgiving Escape!   

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The Great Thanksgiving Escape – Almost Ready to Escape!

I updated my website with info about my next book, The Great Thanksgiving Escape, which escapes in September from dank, dark warehouses. It’s a Thanksgiving story. I hope the title didn’t give that away. The first review ran for it … Continue reading

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What ARE you doing?

So I’ve been negligent in talking about what I’m working on right now. I think this is because it’s real work to me. Something I already focus on all day long (and often evenings) and when I get to my … Continue reading

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School visit and book signing

I got to watch rain dance across the open fields on my way down to Salem last night for a book signing.  I’d like to thank the Morningside Elmentary school for being such a great host. I had a ton … Continue reading

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What’s next?

A quick bit about what’s up next for me. I’m feeling lucky that I have a busy 12 or 14 months ahead of me. One of the odd things about working on books is the time it takes from when … Continue reading

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