Ninjas

Curious City Besties Honors Deadly Wish!

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in Book: Deadly Wish, Japanese Demons, Ninjas, Reviews | 0 comments

Deadly Wish

Proud to have Deadly Wish honored as a Curious City Bestie! My tale of ninjas, monsters, friendship, and betrayal garnered a spot on the list for “Best Stalking by Giant Deadly House Cat.”

The Curious City Besties are selected by Kirsten Cappy, who knows more about kids’ books than pretty much anyone I know.

Here’s the full list–if you need books for kids on your holiday list or just appreciate a fabulously told story, this is the place to go!

 

Curious City Besties Awards ’17: Best KidLit for Ages 8-18

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Ninjas in the Library

Posted by on Oct 24, 2017 in Book: Deadly Flowers, Book: Deadly Wish, Ninjas, Uncategorized | 0 comments

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We had an awesome Deadly Flowers event at the Portland Public Library last Saturday! Our fearless and stealthy readers hunted for clues in the stacks (learning just a tad about the Dewey Decimal system in the process), figured out a rope puzzle (not easy!) and practiced sneaking up silently on a blindfolded partner (no peeking!). And of course many left with signed copies of Deadly Flowers and the brand-new Deadly Wish.

All this was courtesy of the excellent game kit created by the brilliant Kirsten Cappy of Curious City. To recreate this event, download the kit and buy yourself a few dozen Japanese Kit-Kats for snack (we had them in raspberry, strawberry, and green tea flavors). I guarantee you an adventurous event!

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Ninjas In the Stacks!

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Book: Deadly Wish, Educators & Librarians, Events, Japanese Demons, Ninjas | 0 comments

All other gifts in the stock must beware the ninja nesting doll!

Beware the library ninja!

Don’t forget to drop by the main branch of the Portland Public Library this Saturday, 10/14, at 2:00, for an adventurous event to celebrate the launch of Deadly Wish. There will be a stealthy scavenger hunt through the stacks, ninja tattoos, Japanese snacks (green tea Kit Kats! Really!), and signed copies of Deadly Wish to purchase.

Click here for more details!

(Drop by the exhibit of art by Maine treasure Dahlov Ipcar while you are here. Gorgeous art in pop-off-the-wall color!)

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Ninjas Are Here!

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Book: Deadly Wish, Japanese Demons, Ninjas | 0 comments

IMG_9433It’s here, it’s here–the very first hot-off-the-press copy of Deadly Wish. Mark your calendars for the release date of September 26th.

Ninjas, bandits, pirates, thieves, and delightfully creepy demons–all here!

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