soup of the day: mostly monsterly by tammi sauer and scott magoon!

Hey hey!

Are you in the mood for a little Monster Mayhem?

You’ve come to the right place. Today, we’re celebrating the official release of Mostly Monsterly (Simon & Schuster, 2010) by Tammi Sauer and Scott Magoon! You know what that means, don’t you?

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soup of the day: chicken dance!


Eggs-tra, Eggs-tra, Feed All About It!

Curl your lips (or beaks, as the case may be), wiggle your wattles,  shake your tail feathers. It’s time to bawk and roll! WooHoo!

Rawkin’ album covers featuring author and illustrator.

About a week ago, I announced that Elvis Poultry was in the building. Today, his creators, author Tammi Sauer (Cowboy Camp), and illustrator Dan Santat (Guild of Geniuses, Secret Life of Walter Kitty), have got plenty to crow about, because CHICKEN DANCE (Sterling, 2009) has officially hatched!

Picture Book for ages 4-8, 36 pages.

True, this heeeelarious, rollicking barnyard romp of a story snuck into a few hen houses a little early. But now, it’s obvious that the world was mighty hungry for a good cluck with pluck, because the first print run has already sold out!

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bawk bawk!

A couple o’ clucks have escaped the hen house!

The other day, Cornelius spotted Tammi Sauer’s brand new picture book, Chicken Dance, at the local Barnes & Noble (Fairfax, VA), even though it’s not officially out until August 1, 2009.

Be warned, people. Elvis Poultry is in the building!!

Chicken Dance is published by Sterling, with fowl color illos by Dan Santat. (Is that chicken soup I smell?) I’m beyond egg-cited! Thank you, thank you very much. 

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