Last year, we wrote 21 Ways to Fund Author Visits, focusing on ideas librarians and teachers can do to raise money for equipment, special projects, and author visits. As I bought some lemonade from a neighborhood stand the other day, I realized we’d left a big part out of our list: the kids! Continue reading “5 Fundraising Ideas Kids Can Do”
Judging by her books, author Ammi-Joan Paquette seems to love strong princesses, ghosts, fairies, bunnies and the truth. In our interview, we get to know a little more about our wonderful client. Continue reading “Interview: Ammi-Joan Paquette on Lattes, Lost Things & What Ifs”
What’s better than one client with awesome news? Lots of clients with awesome news… Continue reading “National Book Award nominees and more”
Vampires, fairies and wizards make wonderful subjects for stories, but what about horses that can spell, bodybuilders with awesome strength or simply quiet eggs? These last three are all from nonfiction books, and while textbook reading assignments are often received with bored eye rolls by kids, nonfiction books such as these delight as much as they inform. Continue reading “Lessons From Nonfiction Author Visits”
We have amazing news to share this month from our clients. Their books are shining and we couldn’t be more proud. Continue reading “Awards, Best Sellers & Stars – These Are Our Clients”
Whether you’re organizing a conference or festival, you want attendees to leave with great memories. And for that, they need to emotionally connect with the speakers you present.
How to choose the right speakers isn’t as easy as looking up a list of “great speakers.” Your conference or festival needs the RIGHT speakers, and there’s an art to finding yours. Continue reading “5 Steps to Find Your Best Conference or Festival Speaker”
Who’s going to Nerd Camp? If you haven’t been before, Nerd Camp is a two-day education conference, with the second day focusing on literacy. Nerd Camp is in Michigan July 10-11 and we’re thrilled that so many of our clients will be there. Make sure you say hi to them: Continue reading “Our Clients Hit Nerd Camp and More News”
Our clients are on the move! Here’s the latest news… Continue reading “Kwame Alexander wins Medal, and more news”
Our clients are rocking children’s literature and helping to change the world. From new acquisitions, to starred reviews, to appearances and teaching engagements. Have a look… Continue reading “Awards, Appearances, Acquisitions and More Client News”
The sun is shining, birds are singing, and summer is almost here. So there’s only one question we’re trying answer: What are we going to read?
We at The Booking Biz are always looking for new books to read and recommend. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of the books we’re most excited about this summer. Continue reading “2017 Summer Reading List”