If you missed it, Lauren was a featured guest on Forum with Michael Krasney on KQED Radio this morning – discussing all of our favorite Children’s books in time to help with everyone’s Holiday shopping. You can listen to the episode here: https://ww2.kqed.org/forum/2017/11/02/tell-us-your-favorite-childrens-books/ The Reading Bug prides itself on expert recommendations, which was the reason we expanded… Continue reading A Perfectly Personalized Literary Gift for Any Bug on Your Shopping List
Things are tough right now. Politics; natural disasters; issues of race, gender, sexuality, and identity – it’s impossible for us or our kids to escape the sense of tension prevailing at home, work, and school. As your local bookstore, we try to be a point of refuge and sanctuary for our community, but it can… Continue reading Relax a little… with these books!
The following contains excerpts from an article by Jessica Stauffer, featured on the American Booksellers Association website – and includes an interview with Jake Burt by our very own Lauren Savage! For the full article, go here: http://www.bookweb.org/news/indies-introduce-qa-jake-burt-101009 “What happens when you take a feisty, pick-pocketing teen out of foster care and give her a whole new identity,… Continue reading An Indies Introduce Q&A With Jake Burt
Get ready to dance and sing! Check out footage from our event with the original Pete the Cat Author, Eric Litwin! We had a great turn out to hear him sing songs from Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons, Groovy Joe, and more. Take a look at the video here…
Take a look at part 2 of Lauren’s interview with Judy Schachner, author of the Skippyjon Jones series, Sarabella’s Thinking Cap and many more. Part 2 is even better than part 1! We get to see Judy’s creative process for writing and illustrating her beautiful books, and hear her words of advice for young students… Continue reading Judy Schachner – Part 2
One of our very favorite author/illustrators, Judy Schachner, stopped by The Reading Bug this week to visit customers and local schools. Judy is the author and illustrator of the hilarious Skippyjon Jones books, Dewey Bob, and more, and she recently released Sarabella’s Thinking Cap, a beautifully illustrated, heartwarming tale. She spent some time with Lauren… Continue reading Judy Schachner Visits The Reading Bug!
Summer is coming to a close, the prospect of school and a return to ordinary routines looming at the end of August – but it’s not too late to go on one last trip, if you have the right book! Through books, you can journey around the world without leaving home, and we’ve gathered some… Continue reading One Last Summer Trip Through a Book!