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Supporting Small Businesses During Challenging Times

Audrey Press is ❀ Woman-Owned & Independent Small Business ❀ Shop Small First! As the Shop Small Movement gains momentum, local officials across the nation take notice and move to promote the day even more than ever thanks to all of the challenges that 2020 has brought upon Americans. Why is it more important than …

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The Hunter’s Promise: An Abenaki Tale 

Kidlit for Native American Heritage Month: The Hunter’s Promise: An Abenaki Tale 

I first saw this book when it was in galley form and it was breathtaking then. Actually holding the book in my hands is an experience I’m very happy with. The Hunter’s Promise: An Abenaki Tale told by long-time story-teller and author Joseph Bruchac and beautifully illustrated by Bill Farnsworth is a beautiful re-telling of an …

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Kidlit for Native American Heritage Month: Whispers of the Wolf

There is something truly magical about forming a bond with a wild animal. Do I need to say that one must exercise caution? However one doesn’t need to exercise caution when a bond is formed between a boy, a wolf, and the human reading the story. Such is the case with Whispers of the Wolf by Pauline …

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Hybrid Book Buying | The 10% Shift Challenge

Many years ago, there was a Buy Local initiative called 10% Shift Challenge: A Small Shift Can Make a Big Difference. The premise behind this campaign was to encourage people to shift 10% of their weekly buying AWAY from online sources and spend those dollars with local independently-owned businesses instead. Why? Because a 2003 study …

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Classic Children’s Book “Caps for Sale” Turns 80 Years Old!

October is National Book Month and what better way to kick off this awesome month than to celebrate the 80th year of one of my all-time favorite Classic Children’s Book, Caps for Sale. It was one of the first books I learned to read on my own. I loved those pesky monkeys and all the mischief …

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New Kidlit Books about Tourette Syndrome, Cancer & Stepmoms

{Guest post from Story Monsters, LLC}   After a brief hiatus from small press publishing, Linda F. Radke, Story Monsters LLC president and former publisher of Five Star Publications, Inc. has announced plans to re-release a limited number of inspirational and uplifting titles under the new imprint, Story Monsters Press. \”The books we are re-releasing …

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Joan Trumpauer Mulholland: An Unlikely Civil Rights Hero

Joan Trumpauer Mulholland grew up in Virginia in the 1950s and witnessed the injustice of segregation firsthand. As a teenager, she joined the Civil Rights Movement, attending demonstrations and sit-ins. Because of her passionate belief in the cause, she was involved in several important and historically significant events, including: The Freedom Rides of 1961 The …

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Sissy Goes Tiny

Happy Book-Birthday to Sissy Goes Tiny!

(Guest post from Becky Flansburg) It was one year ago that this beautiful book rolled off the presses Bang Printing and into the hands of two grateful authors and one very excited publisher. What a journey the last 12 months has been! Some folks loved the book…some, not-so-much. But that\’s the thing. When it comes …

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Celebrating Audrey Press\’ Best Sellers of 2019

As the last days of 2019 tick by, and Christmas is just around the proverbial corner, the Audrey Press Team would like to pause for a moment and just say THANK YOU to the fans, book buyers, educators, authors, illustrators, and behind-the-scenes folks who continue to support this company. We\’d also like to take a …

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