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Kirkus Reviews Stalebread!

Another nice review from Kirkus for my and Don Tate's forthcoming picture book Stalebread Charlie and the Razzy Dazzy Spasm Band! Here's a bit about what they had to say: Drawing from the little that’s known about Emile “Stalebread Charlie” Lacoume, Mahin presents a...

Booklist Review of Stalebread Charlie and the Razzy Dazzy Spasm Band!

A great review from Booklist for my forthcoming nonfiction picture book Stalebread Charlie and the Razzy Dazzy Spasm Band illustrated by the radical Don Tate! Releases July 10, 2018! Here's a short excerpt: Lively cartoon illustrations convey the movement of music,...

Award-winning children’s author and produced screenwriter whose picture book Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters was named to NPR’s Best Books of 2017 list. I blog about and review books on the craft of writing. And I was once in an 80s cover band. Rock n’ ROoOoOoOLL!!!

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Kirkus Reviews Stalebread!

Another nice review from Kirkus for my and Don Tate's forthcoming picture book Stalebread Charlie and the Razzy Dazzy Spasm Band! Here's a bit about what they had to say: Drawing from the little that’s known about Emile “Stalebread Charlie” Lacoume, Mahin presents a...

Booklist Review of Stalebread Charlie and the Razzy Dazzy Spasm Band!

A great review from Booklist for my forthcoming nonfiction picture book Stalebread Charlie and the Razzy Dazzy Spasm Band illustrated by the radical Don Tate! Releases July 10, 2018! Here's a short excerpt: Lively cartoon illustrations convey the movement of music,...

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