SCBWI Inside Story

It’s the “inside story” from local authors who are Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators members. Our author guests today include Aaron Reynolds (Carnivores), Gina Bellisario (12 Days of Christmas in Illinois), Esther Hershenhorn (Txting Mama Txting Baby), Kevin Luthardt (When Edgar Met Cecil), Demitria Lunetta (In the After), Marlene Targ Brill (The Underground Railroad Adventure of Allen Jay), and Lisa Jenn Bigelow (Starting From Here). Hear the success stories of these published writers.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 at 2:00 p.m.
Anderson's Bookshop Naperville | 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville

Carnivores By Aaron Reynolds, Dan Santat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aaron Reynolds, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780811866903
Availability: Temporarily Out Of Stock - Can Be Ordered For You, Takes Extra Time.
Published: Chronicle Books - August 20th, 2013

The lion is king of the jungle!
The great white shark is sovereign of the seas!
The timber wolf is emperor of the forests!

The Twelve Days of Christmas in Illinois (Twelve Days of Christmas in America) By Gina Bellisario, Jeffrey Ebbeler (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gina Bellisario, Jeffrey Ebbeler (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781402797330
Published: Union Square Kids - October 2nd, 2012

From sparkling boats on Lake Michigan to giant roadside statues along Route 66, Illinois has it all--and Mias going to see everything the Prairie State has to offer when she visits her favorite cousin for Christmas. Along the way, she gets some great state gifts, including a chirpy red cardinal named Ruby, some spooky ghosts, and a whole gang of sock monkeys--invented in Illinois.

Txtng Mama Txtng Baby By Esther Hershenhorn Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781585368877
Published: Sleeping Bear Press - August 6th, 2013

Without a sliver of doubt, language and literacy are to be revered by book lovers both young and old. But alas, the technology age is firmly upon us all--both young and old. Nearly 85% of American adults own cell phones and most of them send and receive text messages.

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