Category Archives: Tricycle Press

The Book That Eats Classics

The Book That Eats People got a nice call-out on the New York Times Motherlode blog as a ‘Classic picture book that fills you with dread.’ FUN dread that is. From the Blog: “You’re advised at the end to lock … Continue reading

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Halloween Picture Books

Here’s me making another push for a great Halloween book that isn’t JUST a Halloween book; The Book That Eats People. It may not, at first bite, be a book that is thought of as a Halloween book. But the … Continue reading

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Headed down North Carolina way.

The Dogwoods won’t be blooming but I will be in North Carolina in October. The Book That Eats People won the picture book of the year award there. So obviously it didn’t eat all the kids who picked up a … Continue reading

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North Carolina tastes good to The Book That Eats People!

I’m happy to report that everyone’s favorite bad-book has won the 2012 North Carolina Children’s Book Award! Kids get to vote and The Book That Eats People amassed 40,912 votes out of 118,499! John Perry (the author) mentioned to me … Continue reading

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Scaredy Pants

“The young generation will, 30 years on, remember what it felt like to be scared of one of the soul-sucking dementors from the Harry Potter stories.” Sam Leith. Essay in The Guardian, 2009. This article is from 2009, but it’s … Continue reading

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New books and some not so new

I’m really excited to be able to start talking about some of the new books I am working on. Some of them won’t be out for 2 years, but that’s the magic of the printing business. I am putting the … Continue reading

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A great Halloween book!

It’s just around the corner. My daughters’ favorite free-candy holiday. And it just happens that a book I know well, The Book That Eats People is a great Halloween book! Give  it a look. Give it a read. But be … Continue reading

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