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Nap-A-Roo Author Kristy Kurian Interview

Posted by Lisa LaGrou July 26, 2014 Local Authors, Oakland County

Traverse City, Michigan author Kristy Kurian created her children’s book – Nap-A-Roo as a means to getting her twin sons to unwind for midday naps.

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Songs for You and Me – Music Book for Special Needs Children

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Deborah Blair, PH D. and professor at Oakland University has released “Songs for You and Me”, an iPad book designed to enhance musical experiences for children with special needs and learning disabilities.

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Interview with Nain Rouge Author Josef Bastian

Posted by Lisa LaGrou October 21, 2013 Local Authors, Oakland County

Just in time for Halloween – Josef Bastian adds another Nain Rouge book to his series. Not only is this a Michigan local author, but Josef Bastian has written a story that takes place in Michigan as well. As I was reading Nain Rouge (book one) by Josef Bastian, I was entertained by a mix of Detroit history and […]

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Dear Dumb Diary Author Jim Benton Interview

Posted by llagrou September 23, 2013 Local Authors, Oakland County, Uncategorized
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Jim Benton is the author of the popular Dear Dumb Diary series and has a TV movie based on the series on the Hallmark Channel called “Dear Dumb Diary”.

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PM Kids Books Ease Kids’ Fears About Doctors Office Visits

Posted by Lisa LaGrou September 9, 2013 Local Authors

Many children have an innate sense of fear when in a medical situation, e.g. a doctor’s office, dentist office, etc. And, many times parents are at a loss for how to help. Local author Elena Amato has written several children’s books for various scenarios to help parents calm their child’s fears. Each children’s book discusses […]

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Adventures of the Frolic Riders Author Annette M Johnson Interview

Posted by Lisa LaGrou April 16, 2013 Local Authors

Adventures of the Frolic Riders is a chapter book that will interest horse lovers and mystery solvers. It is written by local Michigan author Annette M. Johnston, who writes the book based on her own life experiences. I interviewed Annette M. Johnston to find out more. Here’s the interview with local Michigan author Annette M. […]

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Interview – Cracking the Code: Spreading Rumors Author Kris Yankee

Posted by Lisa LaGrou February 21, 2013 Local Authors

Cracking the Code: Spreading Rumors is a great book about life as a child, overcoming life’s ups and downs, growing up, facing challenges, and more. Children can relate to the characters, and feel comforted by their experiences.

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Michigan Author Interview – Just Because Author Amber J Housey

Posted by Lisa LaGrou February 5, 2013 Local Authors

Amber Housey is a local Michigan author with an Education background and a husband who has started a local charity. She has written Just Because, a book about the value of sharing, taking action to help those in need, and seeing another person’s point of view. Amber has creatively written about a valuable life lesson […]

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Michigan Author Interview – Julie Llewellyn discusses I Am Not a Wimp! And, I’ll Prove it!

Posted by Lisa LaGrou December 17, 2012 Local Authors

Julie Llewellyn is a local Michigan author who has just written her first book, I Am Not a Wimp! And, I’ll Prove it! I Am Not a Wimp! And, I’ll Prove it! is a childrens book about perseverance and aims to teach kids that if you try hard enough at something, you can attain your […]

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Interview – Get Your Kids Off Crap Author Kathryn Shelton

Posted by Lisa LaGrou June 16, 2012 Local Authors

Get Your Kids Off Crap by Michigan author Kathryn Shelton is a no-nonsense, no-holds barred cookbook filled with all the recipes, knowledge and power needed to help you help your children on a path toward better nutrition. Kathryn Shelton is a fellow Trader Joe’s/Whole Foods mom and her company, Real Meal Foods, prepares and serves […]

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