Category Archives: Uncategorized

From Sketch to Book: Regina Flath

      No Comments on From Sketch to Book: Regina Flath

Regina Flath is a graphic designer and illustrator with a passion for books: reading them, designing them, and illustrating them. She graduated from the University of the Arts in 2009 with a BFA in illustration. She is the cover designer and cover illustrator for the David A. Adler series “Danny’s Doodles.” Emily Grace and the What-Ifs is her picture book… Read more »

And the nominees are….

      No Comments on And the nominees are….

You may not see us on the red carpet, but Magination Press books shine and sparkle like stars! Magination Press released 13 titles in 2015 on the topics of perseverance, self-confidence, autism, Asperger’s, resiliency, spatial thinking, tween development, making mistakes, and emotional regulation.  The nominees for the best of the best are…  Best Character in a Leading Role, 2015 Stickley… Read more »

From Sketch to Book: Steve Mack

      No Comments on From Sketch to Book: Steve Mack

Steve Mack grew up a prairie boy on Canada’s Great Plains and has drawn for as long as he can remember. His first lessons in art were taught to him by watching his grandfather do paint-by-numbers at the summer cottage. He has worked for greeting card companies and has illustrated several books. In fact,  Steve illustrated our super fun and… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author Susan Sweet, PhD

      No Comments on Meet Magination Press Author Susan Sweet, PhD

Susan D. Sweet, PhD, is a clinical child psychologist and mother of two. While working in various hospitals, schools, and community-based centers, Susan is singularly focused on  children’s mental health and well-being. Susan loves to cook (and eat!) and hopes to encourage children to view food as one of life’s greatest adventures. Princess Penelopea Hates Peas, co-authored with Brenda S. Miles, PhD,  is… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author Jeanie Franz Ransom

      2 Comments on Meet Magination Press Author Jeanie Franz Ransom

Jeanie Franz Ransom is a children’s picture book author and former elementary school counselor whose award-winning books include What Really Happened to Humpty? and the sequel, The Crown Affair; What Do Parents Do? (When You’re Not Home); and three Magination Press titles: Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf,  Don’t Squeal Unless It’s a Big Deal: A Tale of Tattletales,… Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author, Jeanne Kraus!

      2 Comments on Meet Magination Press Author, Jeanne Kraus!

Jeanne Kraus has worked in the Broward County School System for over 30 years as an elementary reading specialist, classroom teacher, and gifted teacher. Her special expertise is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Her lifelong interest was inspired by her son, Cory, who at six years old was diagnosed with ADHD. Jeanne’s first book with MP, Cory Stories, was an instant classic!… Read more »

New titles for 2016

      No Comments on New titles for 2016

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 »

From Sketch to Book: Viviana Garofoli

      2 Comments on From Sketch to Book: Viviana Garofoli

  Viviana Garofoli was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she currently lives with her husband, Sergio, and two daughters, April and Emma. As a child, her favorite pastime was playing with her watercolors and crayons on big sheets of paper; if asked what she wanted to be when she grew up, Viviana would immediately reply, “a painter.” In 1995,… Read more »

Happy New Year!

      No Comments on Happy New Year!
How to Feel Good by Tricia Mangan

Happy new year! This is a time when many people focus on their physical fitness and health—whether they resolve to eat more fruits and vegetables, quit smoking, or start a new workout routine. No doubt you’ve read countless articles and blog posts about how to make and stick to fitness goals in the new year. But what about your mental health? … Read more »

Meet Magination Press Author Michael Genhart, PhD

Michael Genhart, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in San Francisco and Mill Valley, California.  Ouch Moments is his first children’s book. We recently asked him a few questions, and wow, what a delight to hear Michael’s thoughts about life, family, Charlotte’s Web, writing and what it takes to write a kid’s book (spoiler alert: It’s patience, persistence,… Read more »