I was approach by a Spanish reporter from Spain who wanted to interview me on my experiences and what I had done for Beautiful. It also includes some of the interior artwork and sketches. Beautiful has been doing quite well in Spain.
Kiely knows she is famous! The paparazzi (her parents) follow her every move, documenting with cameras. It’s exhausting being famous, but someone has to do it! She even gets to perform a big song at her grandfather’s birthday. When she messes it up, she’s worried she’s lost her audience forever, but it turns out that no one is as loyal as her fans who love her.
"Move over, Eloise, Fancy Nancy, and Olivia.Tongue-in-cheek and humorous, this commentary that's spot-on for kids growing up in a digital age, will entertain children while giving their parents some apt food for thought." —Kirkus Reviews
Super Bowl champion and literacy crusader Malcolm Mitchell presents the story of a magician who reveals an awe-inspiring treasure from his bag of tricks -- books that make every kid's dream come true!
This is not your typical afternoon at the library -- a magician invites kids to reach into his hat to pull out whatever they find when they dig down deep. Soon -- poof! -- each child comes away with something better than they could've imagined -- a book that helps them become whatever they want to be, and makes their dreams come true through pages and words, and the adventures that follow. But each child can't help but wonder, What's really making the magic happen?
"Malcolm Mitchell is changing the world through the power of reading." -- Dav Pilkey, bestselling creator of the Dog Man and Captain Underpants series
"The Magician's Hat will cast its spell on you!" -- Jeff Kinney, bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
Fire! Fire!: A Branches Book (Hilde Cracks the Case #3)
In this third book, there's a fire on Orange Street and a shop burns down! Mrs. Brown thinks her candles started the fire. She's so upset she won't leave her house. But the town pet parade can't start without her! Hilde needs to find out what REALLY caused the fire. Can she crack this RED-HOT case in time to save the parade? Joanne Lew-Vriethoff's personality-filled illustrations appear on every page, bringing Hilde's adventures to life for young readers!
"It's a light, quick-moving mystery, and the young author's backstory will undoubtedly inspire many aspiring writers, reporters, and sleuths." -– Publisher's Weekly
"Entertaining and fast-paced." -- Kirkus Reviews
This mystery series is sure to win over readers diving into beginning chapter books." --School Library Journal