Monthly Archives: May 2009

Meet Lisa Moser

One of the best things about orgaznizing Bridget’s auction is meeting through email  different authors and illustrators.  Lisa Moser donated three books for the auction: Watermelon Wishes, Monster in the  Backpack, and Squirrel’s World.  She also took the time to answer these … Continue reading

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Meet Farida, Creator of Sweet Sunflower Root Doll

Have you seen the sweetest sunflower root doll?  Farida of Saints and Spinners donated this lovely creation for the auction. She also answered interview questions for me. When did you begin blogging? What is the focus of your blog? I … Continue reading

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Not Too Early to Start Thinking About Your Next Christmas Book

Terri Dunham donated The Legend of Papa Noel: A Cajun Christmas Story  for the Bridget Zinn Auction.  I discovered that she has a book I recently listened to on her nightstand, The Underneath.  It’s a great read, Terri. And she likes … Continue reading

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Meet Jeannie Brett

  Jeannie Brett contacted me with a donation for Bridget’s auction.  This illustration is just one of  four card set which you can bid on at the auction. Here is what I discovered about Jeannie: What have you recently published … Continue reading

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Do You Know Maybelle, the Bunny?

Maybelle the Bunny is the debut book for Keith Patterson, author, and BeesKnees Books, independent publishing company owned by Nancy Arruda and Kim Baise.  Arruda and Baise, sisters were attendees at the Portland Kidlit Blooging Conference last fall. When they … Continue reading

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Sunday Scribblings: Confess

Sunday Scribblings throws out the word: confess. Funny that this word comes up again as a prompt.  Just a few weeks ago I wrote another poem using that word here. This morning, a gathering of crows in the neighbor’s Douglas … Continue reading

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Meet Joan Waites, Illustrator and Author

Today’s feature guest is Joan Waites, illustrator of What’s New at the Zoo?  She has donated this book along with your choice of a portfolio review OR PB Dummy review at the Bridget Zinn Auction. Joan is the Illustrator Coordinator for the Mid-Atlantic SCBWI. … Continue reading

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More Buzz About Bridget

I hate lists. That’s what I tell my staff when the bring book-lists to the library.  The lists are usually great  BUT  the books-that-have-gone-out-of -print! So yesterday when I created the round up of who’s buzzing about Bridget, I knew I … Continue reading

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Interview with Kurtis Scaletta

It’s baseball season and what better donation than a signed copy of Mudville by Kurtis Scaletta.  Kurtis currently resides in Minnesota, loves baseball and considers himself a cat guy.  In fact, at his website you will discover he and his … Continue reading

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Bridget Zinn Auction: Look Who’s Buzzing!

I don’t know how to run a blog tour.  I am not even sure how to put on an auction.  But when Bridget became ill, I realized that somehow a fundraiser was needed.  In the last 72 hours the outpouring … Continue reading

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