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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.

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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!

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s Book Lovers’ Day! August 9, 2013

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Written by Carrie Clickard Illustrated by Mark Meyers

Written by Carrie Clickard
Illustrated by Mark Meyers

Share girl pirate Victricia Malicia’s love of books this Book Lovers’ Day in Victricia Malicia: Book-Loving Buccaneer. Hop on board and enjoy the full pdf here.

I want a new pet that’s not scaly or spiny – and wish I could keep my books somewhere less briny!

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s Happiness Happens Day! August 8, 2013

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Written and illustrated by Courtney Pippin-Mathur

Written and illustrated by Courtney Pippin-Mathur

Thankfully, happiness happens to all of us, no matter how grumpy we get sometimes. Join Maya as she finds this out in Maya Was Grumpy. Find happiness with the full pdf here.

Maya felt a wiggle reach the corners of her frown.

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s Teddy Bear’s Picnic Day! July 10, 2013

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Written by Lori Sunshine Illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler

Written by Lori Sunshine
Illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler

Get some ideas for adventures you can have with your teddy bear in I’m Really Not Tired. Read the full pdf here.

He’d try to discover what went on out there, and for an accomplice he’d take Petey Bear.

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s Disobedience Day! July 3, 2013

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Written by Thad KrasneskyIllustrated by David Parkins

Written by Thad Krasnesky
Illustrated by David Parkins

Have fun reading about Emmy’s naughtiness this Disobedience Day in I Always, ALWAYS Get My Way. Do NOT find the full pdf here.

I sweetly answered, “Don’t blame me. Did you forget? I’m only three!”

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s National Go Fishing Day! June 18, 2013

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Written by Amanda NollIllustrated by Howard McWilliam

Written by Amanda Noll
Illustrated by Howard McWilliam

Gabe is celebrating National Go Fishing Day but that means he’s left Ethan all alone. Keep Ethan company in I Need My Monster. Enjoy the full pdf here.

Tonight, when I looked under my bed for my monster, I found this note instead. “Gone fishing. Back in a week. -Gabe” What was I going to do?

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s World Juggler’s Day! June 16, 2013

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Written by Linda LoddingIllustrated by Suzanne Beaky

Written by Linda Lodding
Illustrated by Suzanne Beaky

Experience all the activities that Ernestine is juggling in The Busy Life of Ernestine Buckmeister. Find the full pdf here.

Nanny made sure Ernestine got to all her classes. But sometimes they were so busy, things got confused.

What wacky holiday is it today? It’s Best Friends Day! June 8, 2013

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Written by Roz Rosenbluth Illustrated by Maurie Manning

Written by Roz Rosenbluth
Illustrated by Maurie Manning

Find out what true friendship means on Best Friends Day with David and Ruben in Getting to Know Ruben Plotnick. Enjoy the full pdf here.

Ruben Plotnick is the coolest kid in my class… Everyone wants to be his friend.

What wacky holiday is it this month? It’s National Adopt a Cat Month! June 1, 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 their houseful of strays in That Cat Can’t Stay. Enjoy the full pdf here.

I want it gone. Send it away. I’m telling you, that cat can’t stay.

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