Little Quack Plush is Here!
thanks to all those who have been asking about this. We're
proud to say, it's finally here. The brand new Little Quack
hitting stores. Produced
MerryMakers, this soft recreation of the character from Lauren
Thompson and Derek Anderson's Little Quack series
of books stands approximately six inches tall. MerryMakers
worked very closely with Derek and Simon & Schuster to
produce a plush duckling that stayed faithful to Derek's
And it's just the
hands! You can find the Little Quack plush at your
local bookstore or online. To order online, please click
Derek Read on Storyline!
can be heard reading his new book, Gladys Goes Out
to Lunch for
one week only on Storyline. Storyline is a free phone service
where kids can call in
a day to hear
story chosen for that week.
doesn't cost anything if you're in the Twin Cities area. If you're
not, it's simply the cost of a long distance phone call. This
month's theme is "Joy." And if you've read it, you know that Gladys
Goes Out to Lunch fits the theme nicely. Derek's
recording will only be up for one week - from Sunday, July 24th
until Midnight on Saturday, July 30th. And if you listen to the
very end, you can hear Derek talk about some of the secrets hidden
in his book.
can listen by dialing 952-352-1350.
learn more about Storyline, please click HERE.
First Gladys Review!
first Gladys review has come in from Kirkus Reviews and it's
terrific! After a wonderful summary of the story, they write,
..."Like Gladys's bananas, Anderson's story is simple comfort
artwork providing a welcome dash of spice." For the complete
review click HERE.
Snowflake for Robert's Snow
could own this unique piece of Original Art!
Snowflake pictured above is not the actual size
measures approximately 5.25" from
top to bottom
has completed his painting for the second annual Robert's
Snow for Cancer's Cure. Have you heard of Robert's Snow? Nationally
book illustrators paint original snowflakes and they're
auctioned on ebay with 100% of the proceeds going to cancer
research. Last year, Robert's Snow raised more than $100,000
for cancer research. You could own an original piece of art
Anderson or one of
can contribute by simply buying a piece of
unique art! The snowflakes
will be displayed on the Robert's Snow website this summer
and bidding will begin on ebay this fall. Please visit
by clicking HERE.