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Danny the Dragon to bring joy to kids in Victoria, Australia

Much devastation was caused by the Victoria, Australia wildfires of February 2009, including the loss of the children’s book collections at the local libraries and schools.

Through the hard work of authors, writers, concerned citizens and the coordinated efforts of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI), the book collections have been re-built as a result of generous book donations from around the world.

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Author Tina Turbin – interviewed on the “Garden of the Soul” radio show

Yesterday it was a pleasure to be interviewed on Lynn Serafinn’s “Garden of the Soul” radio show.

We talked about the “Danny the Dragon” book series and my overall
intentions to inspire kindness and friendliness as well as healthy eating and dietary awareness in children; and we also delved into such important topics as the ways in which authors, parents and teachers can use literature to spark positive change in our children, and much, much more.

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Author – Tina Turbin’s Schedule

Many people ask me how I get so much done, what my schedule is like and do I ever sleep. First of all, yes I do get sleep. As a children’s author, writer and researcher I am very creative and the urge I feel to create is truly unlimited, has no bounds at all.

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Renowned author Judy Blume congratulates author Tina Turbin

I was thrilled to receive the following letter from multi-award winning, ground-breaking author Judy Blume – here it is to share with you:

“Thanks so much for your warm note and congratulations on getting your first book published! I’m touched by how well you remember my books. Readers like you have made my career, and I can never thank you enough. If you have a chance check out my blog and let me know what you think.

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Homeschooling May Be Worth a Try

     It used to be that homeschooling had a certain stigma to it. When people heard the word, they pictured a child isolated at home from children his age and indoctrinated into his parents’ extremist views. However, homeschooling has steadily grown in popularity over the years, and it’s widely acknowledged now that homeschooling provides many benefits.

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Busy with the development of other projects

Good to go – the shipment arrived. The first exhibit is tomorrow in New York. Even though I can’t make it for the event, because I’m working on the development of other projects with my assistant Rosie Newman, we sure can’t wait to hear the response.

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The books are beautiful

I opened the door this afternoon to a pleasant surprise. A nice big shipment of books! And they’re beautiful. Now it’s time to make sure that Combined Book Exhibits gets their shipment. Well, back to my phones!

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Good news about the books!

Everything is going to be okay on the books. The printer has been very accommodating! I can’t wait to get more copies in the mail.

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The books have arrived and so have the puppies

I had a small shipment of books arrive already. What a Holiday gift to finally see these in person!

We finally settled on names for the puppies. Darn it took awhile: Bailey and Teddy (Bear).

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