Tag Archives: Megan Frazer Blakemore

June 11

Book Clutchers by Megan Frazer Blakemore

At the beginning of the school year, in preparation for an upcoming book club, I had the book York: The Shadow Cipher by Laura Ruby on display at the circulation desk. One of my fifth graders passed by and gave the book a gentle pat. Another child gave a Mercy Watson book a squeeze before […]

May 03

The Writing’s on the Wallpaper by Megan Frazer Blakemore

The hardest part about publishing a book was choosing the right wallpaper sample for the cover. That is, that was the hardest part about publishing a book back in first grade. All that time spent writing and re-writing and then illustrating my words – I had to choose just the right cover carefully crafted by […]

Books Become Your Home by Megan Frazer Blakemore

Each year at Christmas time an ornament is unwrapped from its tissue paper and placed on the tree. Usually near the back where no one can see it. It is an ornament only in the loosest sense of the word. It is a photograph with a hook pressed through the paper so it can hang […]