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Entries from December 2008

The Raucous Results

December 5th, 2008 · Comments Off

This was kind of a hard tour because it seemed like we’d just finished This is the Feast when we jumped into The Raucous Royals. And then the first day of the tour, we all learned that Dewey had passed away unexpectedly (for us, anyway) and that took some of the jolly feeling out of […]

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Carlyn Beccia and The Raucous Royals ~ Posts of Interest

December 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

If you haven’t read these interviews of Carlyn at SmallWorld Reads, and at Maw Books Blog, read them now. Carlyn reveals the topic of her next book. It sounds great! I also loved this discussion between Noel, her sister Bree, and her cousin Marie, over at Never Jam Today. And what a surprise to find […]

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Tags: History · Picture Books

Techno-riffic

December 2nd, 2008 · 4 Comments

Yesterday The Raucous Royals were at number ten on Technorati’s popular books page. This morning we are at number two. The cool thing is that we are ahead of those hot chicks (4), Twilight (5), and Tales of Beedle the Bard (13). Yeehaw!

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Farewell to Dewey at the Hidden Side of a Leaf

December 1st, 2008 · 3 Comments

I was shocked to click over to The Hidden Side of a Leaf today looking for a blog tour post and to find instead an announcement from Dewey’s husband telling us she passed away last week. Dewey signed up for the blog tour the first day I opened it up for people. She found me, […]

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Raucous Royals ~ Day One

December 1st, 2008 · Comments Off

Today we start the tour for The Raucous Royals, by Carlyn Beccia. Raucous Royals is a history book for middle grade kids–Amazon has it listed as being for four through eight-year-olds, but I’m sure they mean it’s for fourth through eighth graders. I loved this book, and I’m looking forward to seeing what others have […]

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Tags: History · Kidz Book Buzz Bizz · Picture Books