Posts tagged Michigan
Joseph Kimble, Children’s Author, Professional Speaker, Distinguished Professor Emeritus (of Law)

I want kids to laugh—and they do. But they also learn some important things about words, word meanings, word play, and metaphor. I say this in the book’s introduction: “Learn to love words—big and small—and learn which ones to use when."

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Amy Johnson, Graphic Designer & Author

A Grand Rapids, MI native, Amy L. Johnson is a student of life striving to do the next right (or left) thing, depending on what inspires her. Amy’s BFA in Graphic Design favors her curiosity, creativity, consideration, and cleverness. She loves a good laugh and generally believes that dogs are better than people. Letters Lost Then Found is her first published book.

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Cindy Orlandi, Children's Author and Speaker

Dog lovers are happy people, and those who love the breed called Weimaraners, also known as Grey Ghosts, aren’t just happy – they are as loyal as these dogs are faithful friends.

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Jayne M. Rose-Vallee, Children's Author

Jayne feels children's reactions to her readings provide the best feedback. Her infectious, positive energy is clear from the moment she walks into the classroom and the children find her engaging and funny.

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Katherine V. Stevens, Poet, Photographer, and Novelist

My presentations are varied based on the desires of the group. As I facilitate Brush Creek Writers in Hillman, I am available to organize poetry workshops for a variety of age levels. Tucks and Me allows the discussion of a variety of topics from the history of the per-revolutionaary period, to how a community can band together in times of need, to the issue of Native Americans and their treatment by those who landed on their shores, religious prejudice, the plight of the worker and more.

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Carrie A. Pearson, Children's Book Author, Professional Speaker, Children's Book Industry Consultant

Carrie Pearson is a traditionally published narrative nonfiction author of three picture books and the Co-Regional Advisor for SCBWI-Michigan. She is a former early elementary teacher and business development officer. Now, her focus is now on creating memorable books and helping others navigate the children’s book industry.

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