Sunday, January 25, 2009

Florida Kids Heart Authors is Expanding!

WOW! With only a few weeks to get the word out and prepare for this exciting and unique Valentine's Day event, I'm receiving e-mails about more authors joining the FLORIDA KIDS HEART AUTHORS DAY! (see below for schedule)

Publicity has been printed in Children's Publisher's Weekly, American Horse Publications and local newspapers plus online sites like Book Tour:

The purpose is to promote reading, children's books and independent bookstores. All the authors will be signing from 10 am until noon on February 14, 2009. There will be readings & signings, free face painting and bookmarks, and dramatic presentations in Florida!

There will be 3 authors now in Ocala at Baroni's Twice Read Tales and one in Jacksonville. May hear from a few more soon, so keep checking this site!
SCHEDULE 10 am - noon:
In Ocala at Baroni's - Readings & Signings by:
Sharon Miner, Beloved Horses series, mystery novels for middle grade & YA and Woogie's Travels dog book for Beginner Readers. Will give out bookmarks and horse stickers, and do horsey face painting!
Neal Tiffany, Bachelor Father Pioneer (memoir of raising an adopted boy), Will give out Valentine Candy!
Henry Grady, The Coin (suspense novel set in Florida)
In Jacksonville, Location TBA:
Nancy H. Murray, Gullah, The Nawleans Cat Meets Katrina, children's book. Visit:, Will give a reading, with dramatic presentation of book.
You can learn more about their books on!