Mieka joined our staff one year ago, and is one of the many strong, creative, and talented women working at our small publishing house in North Central Vermont.
When creating the content for our Dragonlark books, Mieka works with the editors and artists to ensure that the illustrations accurately depict the words on the page. She is frequently seen sketching mock-ups for artists, googling funky outfits for the YOU, and acting out what the YOU is doing in the story, making sure that the illustrations look anatomically correct.
She's always juggling...
Summer reading is vital to kids' healthy learning development. To keep literacy, reading, and comprehension (all of the stuff they are working on in school) on course, kids need to keep their minds active. But it can be hard to stay put with a book when the sun is shining and the boat is already on the top of your car and the kids are running around in circles and jumping off of things. Here at Choose Your Own Adventure, we can relate. So our team has come up with some tips on how to get outside and enjoy the warm weather,...
"I LOVED the Choose Your Own Adventure books when I was a kid!"
We heard a lot of similar chatter (like the quote above) from excited fans in the book industry (and beyond) at our booth at the Book Expo of America this past May.
Sentiments like: "These are the books that got me reading" from numerous attendees made the trip out to Chicago that much more rewarding.
It was such a pleasure to connect with bloggers, booksellers and buyers, librarians, and fans. More than one librarian teared up when recalling how important the Choose Your Own Adventure books...
Enter to win an autographed edition of the NEWEST Choose Your Own Nightmare - SNAKE INVASION by Doug Wilhelm.
To celebrate the expansion of the Choose Your Own Nightmare series, we are offering fans the chance to win an exclusive Author-signed copy of SNAKE INVASION, the third title in the series.
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The Choose Your Own Adventure® books were featured on the Today Show as the perfect “summer camp send-off” books:
“I love these, my sons love these, you can read them time and time again and have a different ending. They are really fun and are great because you are encouraging them [campers] to read. These [books] are also something that you can send them as care packages.”
So it comes as no surprise that Everything Summer Camp wanted to get the insider's scoop...