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Hi! I'm a former English teacher originally from Hawai'i who has published several picture books and numerous stories in children's magazines, such as Highlights, Hopscotch, Cobblestone, and Children's Digest. I like reading and writing quirky humor and multicultural stories. Am also a diehard anglophile; my dream is to live in the English countryside, and invite Paul McCartney and The Queen to t... More
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6/26/2015billy collins, sir paul mccartney, and a summer blog break (9 Comments )
via The Wheatfield Ah, summer! Time to step away from the stove and laptop, relax, and stay cool. Mr. Cornelius, 50-something Paddingtons, and I are looking forward to ice cream sundaes, fresh peach pie, reading trashy novels mind-enriching... Read the rest of this post
6/25/2015hotTEA of the week: Keanu Reeves (5 Comments )
Three big Keanu sips, specially requested by Ginger Park. ☕☕☕ “Money doesn’t mean anything to me. I’ve made a lot of money, but I want to enjoy life and not stress myself building my bank account. I give lots away and live... Read the rest of this post
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1. Dumpling Soup (Perfect Paperback)
    Author: Jama Kim Rattigan
    Illustrator: Lillian Hsu-Flanders
    Publisher: Perfection Learning
N/A 04/01/1998
45 Reviews  
2. The Woman in the Moon: A Story from Hawai'I (Hardcover)
    Author: Jama Kim Rattigan
    Illustrator: Carla Golembe
    Publisher: Little Brown & Co (Juv)
Ages 4-8 09/1996
4 Reviews  
3. Truman's Aunt Farm (School & Library Binding)
    Author: Jama Kim Rattigan
    Illustrator: G. Brian Karas
    Publisher: Rebound by Sagebrush
Ages 4-8 08/31/1996
23 Reviews  
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1. Close to Famous (Hardcover)
    Author: Joan Bauer
    Publisher: Viking Juvenile
Young Adults 8/1/2011
jama tagged as: I read , I recommend
444 Reviews  
2. Mockingbird (Hardcover)
    Author: Kathryn Erskine
    Publisher: Philomel
Ages 9-12 2/18/2011
jama tagged as: I read , Inspired me , I recommend
2,484 Reviews  
3. Everybody Bonjours! (Hardcover)
    Author: Leslie Kimmelman
    Illustrator: Sarah McMenemy
    Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Ages 4-8 7/1/2010
jama tagged as: I read
37 Reviews  
4. Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! (Passport to Reading: Level 3) (Hardc...
    Author: Grace Lin
    Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Ages 4-8 7/1/2010
jama tagged as: I read , Inspired me , I recommend
168 Reviews  
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Profile Comments
Comment by Dawn Davies on 8/4/2009 at 3:20 PM:
many thanks for the congrats on my first book, I am still in total shock over receiving this offer, you see when I started showing and hoping to sell some of my art on some of my art sites, I never dreamed of ever having a book of some of my art, I am thrilled to bits but its oh so scary too hehe l... more
Comment by candice ransom on 12/16/2007 at 1:00 PM:
Hi Jama! Glad you are enjoying the blog. Some days (many!) it's more trouble than it's worth!

Comment by Nancy Viau on 11/17/2007 at 11:43 AM:
Thanks, Jama!
Comment by sherrin guy on 11/4/2007 at 4:43 AM:
cheers bit of an odd one looked on the web my first edition is being sold for £122.00 don't know what on earths going on! trying to contact my first publisher
Comment by sherrin guy on 11/3/2007 at 10:19 AM:
cheers you must be good luck my agents just told me they are going to publish the rest!
Comment by Kris Bordessa on 8/7/2007 at 2:12 AM:
Jama, Dumpling Soup is frequently on the top of the shelves - on display - at the Kona library! My son works there; maybe I'll nudge him to keep it prominent.
Comment by Suzanne Crowley on 7/30/2007 at 3:23 PM:
Thanks Jama,

Love your name! Your books look wonderful.

Comment by Lisa Yee on 5/29/2007 at 3:16 PM:
Hi Jama!

Peepy wore sunscreen so she wouldn't turn red. We had a great time in Hawaii!!!

Comment by Harold Underdown on 5/29/2007 at 2:20 PM:
Thanks--I didn't know that my interview had been published in Cynsations yet. I'll go take a look!
Comment by Sharon A Putnam on 5/20/2007 at 5:56 PM:
Hi Jama,
It's always nice to meet other JacketFlap members. Thanks for adding me!

I like your dream :-)
Comment by Tracy Grand on 5/16/2007 at 12:08 PM:
Hi Jama,
Welcome to JF. I am thrilled to have you join the community. Tracy
Comment by Jo Empson on 5/11/2007 at 12:19 PM:
Hi Jama, Thanks for your lovely comment. You'd be welcome to sip tea in our part of the English countryside anytime, can't get Paul McCartney but my daughter does act like a 'Princess' a lot of the time so maybe she could be a good substitute for the Queen;)!! Love your writing ethos, what better wa... more
Comment by Harold Underdown on 5/4/2007 at 10:48 PM:
Thanks for your kind comment--and I've heard good things about Dumpling Soup!

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