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Meg Smiley’s Self-Published Children’s Book with Blurb + Kickstarter
10 Apr 2018

Meg Smiley’s Self-Published Children’s Book with Blurb + Kickstarter

Meg Smiley made one of our favorite children’s books, Animals Under the Bed, working with Kickstarter and our Large Order Services team. She has gone on to start a small business from the success of her first self-publishing project. We were so inspired by her gorgeous book and story that we had to find out more. What inspired your book? There were so many reasons why I...

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5 Tips for Writing Children’s Books
29 Mar 2018

5 Tips for Writing Children’s Books

Children’s books are unique in that they require expert storytelling, illustration skills, and a keen focus on the audience before the story is even crafted. Whereas novels and memoirs, usually geared toward adults, can interest a wide range of readers, children’s books have to focus on specific topics targeted at specific age groups. If you’ve got the basics of a story for a group of youngsters...

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Behind the Book with Angie Chua
12 Mar 2018

Behind the Book with Angie Chua

As a designer, Angie is always coming up with new and exciting ways to showcase her creative work.  Her new children’s book is no exception. Combining a charming children’s tale of the love between two best friends (who just happen to be dogs) with her lettering and illustration skills, Have You Seen My Hot Dog, is a beautiful portfolio book with a twist. We’re excited...

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Behind the Book with Alex Hart-Upendo: Bullies, Bow ties, and Brilliant Alex
17 Aug 2017

Behind the Book with Alex Hart-Upendo: Bullies, Bow ties, and Brilliant Alex

Alex Hart-Upendo is no ordinary fourth grader. At just 10 years old, he’s a CEO, fashion designer, philanthropist, and author. His first book, about a boy who overcomes bullying with the help of some super snazzy bow ties, has helped Alex turn his creativity and entrepreneurial spirit into a movement that’s inspiring children around the world. We caught up with him to find out more...

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Author Spotlight: Nicholas Sutton Bell
16 Jun 2016

Author Spotlight: Nicholas Sutton Bell

The majority of us grew up reading stories which resulted in a lesson or learning of some sort—think Aesop’s Fables or The Tortoise and the Hare. Arguably, these books helped to shape our moral compass and our sense of right and wrong. Nicholas Sutton Bell, a creative jack-of-all-trades, decided to revisit one of these classic stories, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, and put a modern,...

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Kent’s Corner Presents: Children’s Books
15 Mar 2016

Kent’s Corner Presents: Children’s Books

Welcome back to Kent’s Corner. This week I delve into one of my favorite genres of all: The children’s section. So pour yourself an apple juice and grab your binky. It’s going to be a colorful ride. And hey, perhaps they’ll inspire you to make a children’s book of your own! Gator Goes by Bike 7×7 Photo Book Made with Adobe InDesign How do different...

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