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Kara LaReau

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Kara LaReau was born and raised in Connecticut. She received her Masters in Fine Arts in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts and later worked as an editor at Candlewick Press and at Scholastic Press. Among other celebrated titles, she edited Kate DiCamillo’s Because of Winn-Dixie, The Tale of Despereaux, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, and the Mercy Watson series. She is the author of picture books such as UGLY FISH and OTTO: The Boy Who Loved Cars, illustrated by Scott Magoon, and NO SLURPING, NO BURPING! A Tale of Table Manners, illustrated by Lorelay Bové; a chapter book series called The Infamous Ratsos, illustrated by Matt Myers; and an upcoming middle-grade trilogy called The Unin ...more

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A World Read Aloud Day GIVEAWAY!

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Hello, educators and librarians! Are you still floating from those ALAYMA announcements this morning? I know I am. I’m thrilled for all the winners!


At the same time, I’m thinking about the other big event this week: World Read Aloud Day. I’m SUPER BUMMED I’m not able to participate this year, but I still want to find a way to celebrate. So here’s the deal:



My publisher has sent me 7000+ (yes you read that right!)...mewinners!


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