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From Sketch to Book at Magination Press: Jamie Tablason!

  Jamie Tablason loves illustrating for children and the young at heart. Through whimsical imagery and engaging characters, she hopes to connect with her audience and inspire young and old to tell their own stories. Jamie received her BFA and MA in illustration from CSU Long Beach, School of Art. She currently works and lives in Lakewood, CA, with her… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author: Debbie Wagenbach!

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Debbie Wagenbach grew up on a farm in southeast Iowa, the oldest of nine siblings. She has been reading and telling stories to children for as long as she can remember. As a retired children’s librarian, she now writes books for children herself, mostly during the daylight hours. Debbie still lives on the same farm, where she enjoys quiet strolls… Read more »

New Year, New Books!

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It’s a busy year for Magination Press! We have lots of books in a variety of subject areas for many age groups! From mindfulness, to spatial relationships, to social anxiety, and LGBT history, we’ll have many new books to choose from this year. For a preview of our spring titles, keep reading! FEBRUARY 2017 A World of Pausabilities: An Exercise in Mindfulness Frank… Read more »

Fall 2016 Preview!

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Boy, do we have some great new books to share with you. This fall alone, we have 11 books to be released! We certainly have been busy, and we are sure you will love them. We’re offering books on a number of topics, from stories about new students and learning about diversity, to exploring ways to live mindfully every day, to… Read more »

Introducing Jasper Simons, APA Executive Publisher

It didn’t surprise me to learn that APA Executive Publisher Jasper Simons may have been an architect had he not joined the world of scholarly publishing. The mind inside the head of an architect can juggle numbers, lines, and angles, along with creative possibilities. Sounds a little like publishing to me! With that, I am pleased to introduce you to Jasper Simons. Read on… Read more »

New titles for 2016

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We have been busy! Just wait until you see what we have to offer. Beautiful, sometimes funny, but always helpful books, full of hop—Magination Press plans to release 17 titles in 2016 on the topics of picky eating, bullying, childhood depression, anxiety/worries/bedtime fears, neglect, emotional regulation and movement, individual differences, making mistakes, death in the family, hyperactivity, planning and organization… Read more »

2015 Award Round-up!

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What a great year for MP books! Here are some award winners from 2015: This Day in June won the Stonewall Book Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature from the American Library Association.  It was also named the winner of the Notable Books for a Global Society Award, given from the Children’s Literature and Reading Special Interest Group of… Read more »

Fall 2015 Books

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This Fall, Magination Press has released seven new books. That’s a lot for a small and mighty press! Our Fall books are wonderfully written and layered with interesting psychology and evidence-based information. And, if I may toot our horn even more, all are beautifully designed and illustrated. What are the books about? Glad you asked! Read on… Bounce Back: How To Be A Resilient Kid by… Read more »