Special announcement! The official publication date for our latest book, “Bob’s Rock”, is tomorrow, August 1st 2017. Please visit your local book store to purchase your copy. Also available at online retailers.
“The controlled vocabulary and repetition make this picture book a good segue for fledgling readers.” —Kirkus Reviews
And if you are around Bar Harbor, Maine, stop by and see us at 10:30am on Thursday August 3rd for an event at the historic Jesup Memorial Library. We will also be at Sherman’s Bookstore in Bar Harbor the same day and available to sign books.
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The Maine Literary Awards is an annual competition sponsored and coordinated by the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance. Goodnight Bob is a finalist in the “Book Award for Children” category!
Congratulations to all the finalists! The award ceremony is taking place on Thursday June 1st at SPACE Gallery in Portland @ 7pm.
Happy Winter Solstice!
What better way to celebrate the shortest day of the year than to read Goodnight Bob at bedtime!
Celebrate the end of daylight savings time by reading Goodnight Bob!
Congratulations to the following Goodnight Bob winners!:
* Aleta Harrell and the Title I program at Rumford Elementary School
* Nicole McLellan and grade two at the Cushing School. Nicole also received a copy of Charles of the Wild for her second graders.
* Jim Bickford of South Portland and his granddaughter Maddie.
Who’ll be next?
“Goodnight Bob” is just the right amount of spookiness for your little one on Halloween night. Once your little ghosts and ghouls are tucked into bed, enjoy reading them a goodnight story.
Happy Halloween and happy reading from the Hassetts.