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February 16, 2018

At some point in their life, I imagine everyone's wondered what "home" meant. Was it wherever their things were? Where they were born? Wherever a special someone lived with them (parent, pet, significant other)? Or is there an indefinable something that makes a place a home?

Vincent the ca...

February 14, 2018

Today, I get the privilege of talking with the husband and wife Bagley team, Jessixa and Aaron, who created the lovely and poignant Vincent Comes Home.

While you probably know Jessixa from as the author/illustrator of Laundry Day, Before I Leave, and Boats for Papa (winner of the 2016 SCBW...

March 31, 2017

Who hasn't heard, or heaven forbid, remembers saying "I'm bored." What's your record? - The second day of summer vacation? The afternoon of Christmas? Maybe day one of Spring Break? It's a quintessential "call" of childhood. Usually a preamble to begging to go somewhere, or do something,...

March 27, 2017

Today, I am super excited to have Jessixa Bagley stop by to talk about her new book Laundry Day and share with us a bit about herselfOn her website, Jessixa says - "Follow your dreams, kids! It's not just an empty saying."  She should know, her dreams came true. 

Hello Jessixa,


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