A.J. Irving

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AJ Irving grew up in Boise, Idaho, writing stories and daydreaming about becoming an author. Now, she writes picture books and poetry on her big back porch in a tiny town near Jackson, Wyoming. AJ reads kidlit every day and dances every chance she gets. Her debut picture book, DANCE LIKE A LEAF, published from Barefoot Books in fall 2020.

As an author and former bookmobile librarian, AJ is passionate about inspiring children to love books. When she’s not reading, writing, or dancing, she enjoys exploring the Wyoming wilderness with her husband, two children, and their English bulldog.

AJ received a B.A. in journalism and women’s and gender studies from the University of Oregon. She is represented by Jordan Hamessley of New Leaf Literary. Le
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Book Review: The Book Tree

The Book Tree by Paul Czajak and Rashin Kheiriyeh

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AUTHOR: Paul Czajak


ILLUSTRATOR: Rashin Kheiriyeh


PUBLISHER: Barefoot Books


AGE RANGE: 4-9


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When young Arlo accidentally drops a book on the Mayor’s head, the Mayor decides books are dangerous and destroys all the books in town! But thanks to Arlo’s imagination and perseverance, the Mayor finds that suppressing stories cannot

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A.J. Irving Hello C.J.,
Likewise! Have a great weekend :)

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AJ


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Hello A.J.,
It's such a pleasure having you for a friend here! I look forward to reading your work. Thank you so much and best wishes to you.
My warmest regards,
CJ

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