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The Author of Wicked Epic Real • BRANDING, DESIGN & MARKETING COACH • Children's literacy Advocate

BookTurnip is a project I started because I am passionate about children's literacy. Reviewing new releases and the amazing minds behind them is a dream come true, not only keeping my own creativity sparking, but  also providing a mom's perspective on how they can be used to communicate with our children. While I am in love with reading, I'm simply rabid about using books to begin dialogs - giving kids and adults a wonderful jumping off point for further discussions.

Check out the blog  www.BookTurnip.com for full reviews & interviews!

INTERVIEW: LESLÉA NEWMAN I had the amazing opportunity to interview Lesléa Newman, author of Heather Has Two Mommies and her latest title Sparkle Boy. Come on, you remember Heather Has Two Mommies – it was the second most controversial topic of the 90’s. Read More

INTERVIEW: JOURNAL SPARKS AUTHOR EMILY K. NEUBURGER It’s when I get to talk to other creatives that my own creativity gets really bubbling. Had the amazing opportunity to interview Emily K Neuburger, the author of Journal Sparks, and she is amazing! read more

INTERVIEW WITH STACK THE CATS AUTHOR SUSIE GHAHREMANI! Q. How many cats have you actually successfully stacked? read more

INTERVIEW: TERRY PIERCE- I got a chance to catch up with superstar Terry Pierce about her new release My Busy Green Garden!  read more

April Q & A Column

with Elizabeth Dale! 

She was also gracious enough to send a video for me to bring to Academie Da Vinci, here in Dunedin where I celebrated Read Across America Week by reading her wonderful book Nothing Can Frighten a Bear :)

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Check out my monthly book reviews and Q & A articles in Story Monsters Ink Magazine, or visit my Book Turnip Blog for the latest!