Free Book Friday – Winner Winner!
Free Book Friday: We Have a Winner!
We are pleased to announce the latest winner of our weekly Free Book Friday contest!
Kathleen Ryan Anderson – you are the lucky winner! Please message our Facebook page with your address and t-shirt size to collect your copy of “Diary of a Worm” by 2014 Festival author Harry Bliss and South Dakota Festival of Books t-shirt!
We are so pleased to feature Harry at our 2014 South Dakota Festival of Books (Sept. 26-28) in Sioux Falls and Young Readers South Dakota Festival of Books (Sept. 25-27) in Sioux Falls and Brookings.
Bliss is an internationally syndicated cartoonist and cover artist for The New Yorker magazine and a successful illustrator of books for young readers. His first children’s book, “A Fine, Fine School” by Newbery-Award-winning author Sharon Creech, was a New York Times bestseller. Bliss went on to illustrate “Which Would You Rather Be?” by William Steig and “Countdown To Kindergarten” and “Mrs. Watson Wants Your Teeth,” both by Alison McGhee.
He also created the pictures for “Diary of a Worm,” “Diary of a Spider” and “Diary of a Fly” by Doreen Cronin. Other bestsellers include “Don’t Forget To Come Back” by Robie H. Harris, “A Very Brave Witch” by Alison McGhee and “Louise: The Adventure of a Chicken” by Kate DiCamillo. Raised in a family of artists, Bliss studied painting at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and illustration at The University of the Arts and Syracuse University. He lives in Vermont.