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What wacky holiday is it today? It’s National Flashlight Day and the Winter Solstice! December 21, 2013

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Illustration from 'Victricia Malicia', written by Carrie Clickard, illustrated by Mark Meyers

Illustration from ‘Victricia Malicia’, written by Carrie Clickard, illustrated by Mark Meyers

Get under your covers and read a book by flashlight on this longest night of the year. Choose one of Flashlight Press’s great books.

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s Mitten Tree Day! December 6, 2013

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Written by Simon Van Booy Illustrated by Wendy Edelson

Written by Simon Van Booy
Illustrated by Wendy Edelson

Can you keep track of your mittens? Pobble certainly can’t, but at least this lost mitten gives the forest animals something to talk about! Find Pobble’s lost mitten in Pobble’s Way here.

In the excitement, something fell from Pobble’s pocket and landed on the snowy leaves.

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s Duct Tape Day! December 5, 2013

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Written by Jason LeFebvre Illustrated by Zac Retz

Written by Jason LeFebvre
Illustrated by Zac Retz

Get sticky with Matty as he has an adventure in Too Much Glue. Click here for a sneak peek of the book.

Glue raindrops, not puddles!

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s Marooned Without a Compass Day! November 6, 2013

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Written by Carrie Clickard Illustrated by Mark Meyers

Written by Carrie Clickard
Illustrated by Mark Meyers

Ahoy there pirates! Hope you’re not marooned without a compass today. If you are, entertain yourself by reading about another pirate’s adventures in Victricia Malicia. Find the full pdf here.

“Let’s ground her awhile-” “For a week-” “Maybe two-” “On a boring old island, with nothing to do.”

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s Sandwich Day! November 3, 2013

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Written by Debbie HermanIllustrated by Sheila Bailey

Written by Debbie Herman
Illustrated by Sheila Bailey

Prepare a creative lunch this Sandwich Day with some ideas from Carla’s Sandwich. Enjoy the full pdf here.

Carla brought weird sandwiches to school.

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s National Cat Day! October 29, 2013

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Written by Thad Krasnesky Illustrated by David Parkins

Written by Thad Krasnesky
Illustrated by David Parkins

Join the family and ALL their cats this National Cat Day in That Cat Can’t Stay. Read the full pdf here.

When Mom brought home a stray one day, Dad said, “That creature cannot stay.”

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s National Grouch Day! October 15, 2013

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Written and illustrated by Courtney Pippin-Mathur

Written and illustrated by Courtney Pippin-Mathur

What better way to celebrate than reading Maya Was Grumpy. Grumps Unite! Enjoy the full pdf here.

“That’s just silly,” Maya grumbled.

Play the Flashlight Press Six-Word Challenge! September 30, 2013

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oocimageblogCome one, come all! Enter in the Flashlight Press Six-Word Challenge.

The rules are simple:

1. Create a clever six-word summary of one our published or upcoming books. Here are some of our examples:

Perfect sandcastle available. Dragons may apply.

Mouse house… wing warmer… pink mitten.

Cat. Cat. Cat. Cat. Cat. Dog.

Pterodactyl comes to school. Class dismissed.

2. Post it on Facebook/Twitter and tag Flashlight Press.

3. Share this post with your friends!

We will re-post some of our favorite entries on Facebook/Twitter, and in a few weeks, announce the winners on our blog.

This six-word challenge is based on the Smith Magazine Six-Word Memoir challenge.

Another interesting article you might enjoy.

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day! September 19, 2013

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Written by Carrie Clickard Illustrated by Mark Meyers

Written by Carrie Clickard
Illustrated by Mark Meyers

No need to buy a Pirate Dictionary. Just borrow some vocabulary from Victricia Malicia: Book-Loving Buccaneer. Hop on board and enjoy the full pdf here.

’Tis Scylla the Serpent, the Scourge of the Sea! That black-hearted beast wants a pirate for tea!

Too Much Glue Author’s Skype Visit a Success! September 3, 2013

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Jason Lefebvre, author of Too Much Glue, held a skype visit with a school in New Braunfels, Texas. Check out the video below to see how the kids are glued to his every word!

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