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Welcome to Charlesbridge Publishing

Charlesbridge at ALA --->

Cover of Lola Plants a GardenGet lit in Las Vegas…. Children’s lit, that is.

Visit us at booth #557 and get a sneak peek at all the new fall 2014 books coming soon!

Including a new book starring everyone’s favorite book lover—Lola—in Lola Plants a Garden.


Charlesbridge is...

Celebrating 25 years!

Here’s our full schedule at ALA:

  • Saturday, June 28:
    Meet Don Tate, illustrator of The Cart That Carried Martin. Book signing from 11:00 AM – Noon.
    Meet Pura Belpre Award winner Rafael López, illustrator of Our California and The Cazuela That the Farm Maiden Stirred. Book signing from 3:00 – 4:00 PM.

  • Sunday, June 29:
    The Book Buzz. Join author Anna McQuinn and a panel of children’s lit experts for “Early Ears: Choosing the Best Books for Early Childhood Patrons.” 11:00 – 11:30 at the Book Buzz Stage.
    Meet author Anna McQuinn, author of Lola at the Library and the new Lola Plants a Garden. Book signing from 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

  • Monday, June 30:
    Anna McQuinn addresses ALSC members at the Charlemae Rollins Presidents Program. 1:00 – 2:30.

Cover of The Cart that Carried Martin
Cover of The Cazuela That the Farm Maiden StirredCover of Lola at the Library


Author of the Month
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Cheryl Bardoe

Read an interview with Cheryl Bardoe.

Cheryl Bardoe is the author of Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle.

Contact the Author of the Month:
send her an email.


July Contest

Wild About Bears cover imageHow many species of bears are there?

Email us at with your answer, name, and mailing address for a chance to win a copy of Wild About Bears by Jeannie Brett. Three winners will be chosen.

Entries due by July 21, 2014. Open to U.S. residents only.


Blogger of the Month
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Sylvie Kantorovitz

Click here to read her blog entry on Unabridged.

Sylvie Kantorovitz is the author of The Very Tiny Baby.


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