Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Peachtree will be at BookExpo America!

Are you attending BEA next week? So are we! (Can I get a holy cow? I can't believe it's already here!)

Stop by our booth, 2865, for some awesome goodies and giveaways -- we're celebrating our 35th anniversary and we'd love to meet you!

For those of you not attending, I hope you'll be checking out Armchair BEA! We're sponsoring some giveaways there too!

Here's a peek at what we'll be up to in the Big Apple:

Our authors will be signing away in the Autographing Area and hanging out in our booth to meet YOU!
Tuesday, 6/5:
2-3 p.m.: Adam Gustavson, illustrator of Lost and Found will be signing in the Autographing Area at table 18
3-4 p.m.: Carmen Deedy, author of Return of the Library Dragon will be signing in the Autographing Area at table 18
4 p.m.: Swing by our booth, #2865, to meet Carmen Deedy and check out The Cheshire Cheese Cat

Wednesday, 6/6:
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.: Meet JJ Johnson at our booth, #2865, for a special YA Meet and Greet! 
 3 - 4 p.m.: Fred Bowen, author of Go for the Goal! will be signing in the Autographing Area at table 6

Thursday, 6/7:
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.: JJ Johnson, author of The Theory of Everything, will be signing in the Autographing Area at table 4

We'll have tons of giveaways of these books and more at our booth! Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Unplug, for the love of books!

Don't forget to enter our Return of the Library Dragon sweepstakes! We're taking entries through October 31, 2012 and we've gotten a ton of awesome responses from you all so far!

Keep 'em coming and look for us at BEA and ALA with special Library Dragon giveaways! 

Contest rules: 
1. 'Like' Return of the Library Dragon on Facebook!
2. Send us a photo or video of your best Miss Lottie or Lotta Scales costume and tell us why you deserve to win!
3. That's it! 

You could win signed first editions of everything Library Dragon, the audio CD, the flip doll, a free Skype visit with Carmen Deedy and an original piece of art by Michael P. White! Full contest details below:

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

It's about that time again...

This week is a seasonal anomaly: I'm preparing for Book Expo America and drafting a press release for a Christmas book. What's that you say? Time for another Fa-la-la-la-Fall Frontlist Preview? (I'm so clever!)

Twice every year my desk looks like this:

Monday, May 7, 2012

Thank you!!

Thank you so much to everyone who voted!  Three Hens and a Peacock has been named the 2012 Children's Choice Book of the Year for grades K-2!

We are so thrilled at this honor!  To celebrate, how about a giveaway? (How did you know I would say that?)

Leave a message here with your email address and what you love most about this fantastic book or its author Lester Laminack or illustrator Henry Cole (or what you love most about all three!) and I'll pick some winners at the end of the week! 

You can also send them to us on Twitter @PeachtreePub.

Thanks again, so much, to everyone who has supported this book and the Children's Choice Book Awards! 

*Contest ends 11:59 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2012
**U.S. residents only, please

Happy Children's Book Week!

Voting has closed for the 2012 Children's Choice Book Awards!   Thank you to everyone who has helped support our nominated title Three Hens and a Peacock by Lester Laminack and illustrated by Henry Cole!   We'll learn the results tomorrow on the CBC website!

Here are a few things you all have been saying about this hilarious book! 

Friday, May 4, 2012

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

This Saturday is the fifth of May, more commonly referred to as Cinco de Mayo!

To honor this celebration of Mexican culture and heritage, I thought we’d highlight 
a few of our Spanish language titles. For more information on these or any of 
Peachtree’s books, head over to our website!

Uncolchon de plumas para Agata
ISBN: 978-1-56145-426-6
14vacas para America
ISBN: 978-1-56145-550-8

Martinauna cucarachita muy linda
ISBN: 978-1-56145-425-9

For more information, photos and history about the Cinco de Mayo holiday, 
check out this site from the History channel!