Meet Magination Press Author: Sandra Levins

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Sandra Levins lives in Burlington, Iowa with her husband, Jim. Their diverse family includes five sons, their partners, and five adorable grandchildren. She is the author of award-winning books such as Eli’s Lie-O-Meter: A Story About Telling the Truth; Was It the Chocolate Pudding? A Story For Little Kids About Divorce; Do You Sing Twinkle? A Story About Remarriage and… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author: Judith M. Stern

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Judith M. Stern, MA, is a teacher and private educational consultant in Rockville, Maryland, specializing in work with children who have learning and attention problems. She is an experienced learning disabilities teacher, reading specialist and classroom teacher. She speaks nationally on subjects such as attention deficit disorder, learning problems and children’s study/organizational skills. Judith is the co-author of three Magination Press… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author: Andrew P. Smiler, PhD

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Andrew P. Smiler, PhD, is a therapist and author residing in Winston-Salem, NC. Andrew holds a PhD in developmental psychology from the University of New Hampshire and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Towson University. He has authored more than 20 journal articles and book chapters relating to boys, men, sexual development, and identity issues, namely, Challenging Casanova: Beyond… Read more »

Back to School!

MagPress   August 30, 2016   No Comments on Back to School!
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  Wow, it’s hard to believe the summer’s almost over! Only one more week of pool time! With many kids going back to school this week and next, we thought we’d round up some books that might be helpful for the back-to-school transition…and beyond. So, pull out your binders, sharpen your pencils, and check out these back-to-school resources! School Made… Read more »

From Sketch to Book: Kim Fleming

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Kim Fleming has always been passionate about creating visual content for children. Her specialty is children’s books, but her illustrations can be found in many different places, from children’s games to greeting cards.  She enjoys working traditionally, and creates her illustrations using watercolor, pencil, and lots of love. Kim illustrated Something Very Sad Happened: A Toddler’s Guide to Understanding Death (August 2016)…. Read more »

From Sketch to Book at Magination Press: Bryan Langdo

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Bryan Langdo is the illustrator of over 30 books for children and the author of two. His picture book Tornado Slim & the Magic Cowboy Hat (Two Lions, 2012) won a 2013 Spur Award for Storytelling from Western Writers of America. I’ve worked with Bryan on 5 books — his funny details and quiet little (inside) jokes get me every… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author: Brenda S. Miles, PhD

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Brenda S. Miles, PhD, is a pediatric neuropsychologist who has worked in hospital, rehabilitation, and school settings. But also Brenda is an author and coauthor of several Magination Press books for children—her first book with MP being the lovely and mindful Imagine a Rainbow published in 2006. We are thrilled that her stick-to-it-ness for telling stories and creating characters keeps her… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author: Bonnie Zucker, PsyD

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I first met Dr. Zucker at my son’s school shortly after she had been lying on the library floor slowly inhaling and exhaling with a purple yoga block placed on her upper chest. In her demonstration of calm belly breathing, the block didn’t move one bit! Bonnie delivered an excellent parent-community talk about anxiety and stress and discussed ways to help our kids… Read more »

Magination Press Across the Globe!

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Did you know that Magination Press is international?  We recently did some office re-organizing, and pulled down all the office copies of our translated books. Over 120 of our books have been translated, into more than 20 languages—from Spanish, French, and Italian, to Chinese (simple & complex), Japanese, and Korean, all the way to Danish, Finnish, and even Icelandic! That’s… Read more »