We are extremely excited to share with you this year’s Bookwood guest author line-up and we hope you will be too! We’re offering book pre-sales for the holiday season. It’s a win-win… Get ready to meet these amazing authors at Bookwood in February and gift a terrific book for the holidays.
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"The Name of this Book is Secret”, The Secret Series, The Bad Books Series
Pseudonymous Bosch is the anonymous pseudonymous author of the Secret Series. Not much is known about him other than that he has a passionate love of chocolate and cheese and an equally passionate hatred of mayonnaise. Rumors of Boschian sightings are just as frequent and about as reliable as reports of alien abductions. If you ever meet anyone claiming to be Pseudonymous himself he is almost certainly an impostor. The real pseudonymous is said currently to be hiding in a cave in a remote jungle (although there are contrary reports that he is somewhere in Greenland).
If you want to read a mysterious book of magic and secrets, then pick up this book and start reading!
Like Lemony Snicket with a little Monty Python.
Equal parts supernatural whodunit, suspense-filled adventure and evocative coming of age tale.
"I’m Just No Good at Rhyming and Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-ups”
Who says poetry has to rhyme? Chris Harris — a writer and executive producer for How I Met Your Mother — had never written a poetry book or a children's book before, but he wanted to write something special for his own kids. So he created a collection called I'm Just No Good at Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups. It's a book that's completely unconcerned with the "rules" of poetry.
- Scott Simon, NPR Weekend Edition
Those who claim to hate poetry will enjoy this riotous compilation.... Fans of Ogden Nash, Shel Silverstein, and Jack Prelutsky will rejoice in finding another member of their gang. Smith matches Harris's wit with his own zaniness.... A surefire winner for reading aloud or for snickering with under the covers.
—School Library Journal, starred review
Hits a poetry trifecta: high energy, rhymes that can rival Cole Porter's, and a torrent of ideas...a worthy heir to Silverstein, Seuss, and even Ogden Nash.
—Publishers Weekly, starred review
"The Book With No Pictures”
Known best for his work on NBC’s Emmy Award-winning comedy series The Office, BJ Novak is also a bestselling author. He encourages you to "read The Book With No Pictures aloud!”, because no two readings are the same. At once perfectly simple and ingeniously imaginative, The Book With No Pictures inspires laughter every time it is opened, creating a warm and joyous experience to share—and introducing young children to the powerful idea that the written word can be an unending source of mischief and delight.
Immerse yourself in a rich fantasy world with wishes to cheat death, struggles for power, and hopes to find love. Jordan Ifueko has given us the start of a series where peace may not be as it seems and who you are vs. who the world tells you to be can have life-threatening and history-shaping consequences. One of my favorite aspects is the chants, prayers, and songs that are essential to the story and the narrator rhythmically enriches the reading. - review by Jessica