Rob Sanders

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Rob Sanders does not work as a telephone sales rep, a loading dock worker, a trophy engraver, or an editor. But he used to. Rob is not a cowboy, a ballerina, an alien, or a temper-tantrum-throwing toddler. But he writes about them. Rob is a picture book author, a writing teacher, a blogger, and a great uncle. He worked for fifteen years in religious educational publishing as a writer, editor, editorial manager, and product designer. These days he teaches elementary kids about books and words and reading and writing, and writes books for those same kids.

Rob’s first picture book, COWBOY CHRISTMAS, was released by Golden Books/Random House in 2012. OUTER SPACE BEDTIME RACE was released by Random House Children’s Books in January 2015. RUBY RO
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Rob Sanders I love seeing words pour out on the page—running from my brain, down to my fingers, and onto the computer screen. I also enjoy revising--taking a roug…moreI love seeing words pour out on the page—running from my brain, down to my fingers, and onto the computer screen. I also enjoy revising--taking a rough draft and polishing it over and over until it shines. Of course, seeing your books on a store shelf, in a library, or in the hands of a reader is pretty cool, too!(less)
Rob Sanders Do plumbers get plumber’s block? Do bus drivers get bus driver’s block? Do teachers get teacher’s block? No, of course not. They show up and do their …moreDo plumbers get plumber’s block? Do bus drivers get bus driver’s block? Do teachers get teacher’s block? No, of course not. They show up and do their work every day. That’s what writers have to do, too. It's true that some days words flow, and some days it takes lots of work just to write a sentence, but don’t fall into the writer’s block excuse zone. Show up each day and do your writing work!(less)
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