5 Fundraising Ideas Kids Can Do

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”

5 Steps to Find Your Best Conference or Festival Speaker

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”

Librarian, Teacher Recommendations, Book Shortlists and more

Author and presenter Janet Fox
Janet Fox

There’s a reason libraries all over the nation look to the Texas Library Assoication for recommendations—TLA recognizes great authors. TLA has included our client Janet Fox, author of the acclaimed novel THE CHARMED CHILDREN OF ROOKSKILL CASTLE on their list of 2017 Spirit of Texas Reading Program Middle School Authors.

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Season’s Wishes From Our Authors & Illustrators

We’ve got that warm holiday feeling at The Booking Biz, and what better way to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year than with magical wishes? Here are season’s wishes from us and our family of authors and illustrators…

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A World of Reading With Janet Fox

Author and presenter Janet Fox
Janet Fox

Our client author Janet Fox invents worlds of ghosts, history and intrigue in her books. Especially in her latest middle-grade novel, THE CHARMED CHILDREN OF ROOKSKILL CASTLE, Janet weaves stories of different pasts with an adventure of children who are sent away from London during World War II.

Janet’s characters are just as charming as her tales, and they make us wonder where she thinks it all up. We’re excited to hear from her in our interview this month:

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Spring Middle Grade and Young Adult Novels

Launching a book into the world takes years of work and patience for all of our authors and illustrators. So, when the time finally arrives to celebrate a new release, we can’t help but share the news! Spring 2016 brought a number of our clients’ new middle grade and young adult novels to the shelves.

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New Clients!

The Booking Biz is having a busy year! And we wouldn’t want it any other way. A busy year for us means more children are hearing the inspiring words from our wonderful author and illustrator clients and getting introduced to their books.

We’re thrilled to have added six new clients to our stable recently and can’t wait for you to see them presenting in schools. Here’s a sneak peek of their work and speaking engagements.

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