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Update: "All in the Woods" comes out late August/early September! Humorous poems and a story were published in "Yarn for Our Youth II" edited by Chris Bartholomew, Pill Hill Press and humorous dragon poems in "Evil Dragons" also edited by Chris. Junior novel, "Ice Cream Supreme", part of Book BLazers series, ETA Cuisenaire in USA. Just got my copy! Just signed my first book contract in U... More
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3/5/2013Trends – New bends in the path to publication. By J.R.Poulter (0 Comments )
Some time last year, Erica Wagner, Publisher at Allen and Unwin, is reported as having said that there was a lot to be gained by having a text already illustrated [not that Allen & Unwin published picture books]. This is seemingly a change in... Read the rest of this post
12/16/2012Intelligent reading – Comprehension in young children (0 Comments )
Reading – we all recognise it as a core skill. By ‘intelligent reading’, I mean reading with a level of comprehension commensurate with the child’s experience of the world they inhabit. Fortunately, reading to children is now... Read the rest of this post
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Books Recently Added to JR's Bookshelf Ages Date Added
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1. A Taste for Red (Hardcover)
    Author: Lewis Harris
    Publisher: Clarion Books
Ages 9-12 1/11/2009
JR said: This sounds FUN in capitals!
158 Reviews  
2. Hush, Little Dragon (Hardcover)
    Author: Boni Ashburn
    Illustrator: Kelly Murphy
    Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers
Ages 4-8 12/16/2008
JR said: The cover makes me want to dip inside - and the blurb is a real lure! Ill have to hunt and see if I can get it out here in Oz.
111 Reviews  
3. Bird (Hardcover)
    Author: Zetta Elliott
    Illustrator: Shadra Strickland
    Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Ages 9-12 12/16/2008
JR said: This is stunning - words and visuals!
149 Reviews  
4. The Dust of 100 Dogs (Paperback)
    Author: A.S. King
    Publisher: Flux
N/A 11/29/2008
JR said: The cover is a stroke of genius! Look forward to hearing more of the book!
741 Reviews  
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Comment by Maxine Sylvester on 1/9/2016 at 10:52 PM:
Hi Jennifer
I am new here to Jacketflap, and looking to make friends so we can help each other by sharing and liking Facebook pages, websites, and also thoughts and ideas, as we have similar age groups in common.
Here is a link to my FB page it would be great if you could ‘li... more
Comment by Janice A. Vailes on 12/27/2014 at 7:02 PM:
Congratulations on your recent book, and thank you for the beautiful Holiday wishes! Happy Holidays and a very rewarding and Blessed New Year to you and your family!
Comment by Mary Jane Musano on 4/29/2014 at 9:10 PM:
Thank you!
Well, it's going to be a learning experience. Hoping it will be a good one as I've heard horror stories. Any advice?
Comment by Mary Jane Musano on 4/29/2014 at 9:10 PM:
Thank you!
Well, it's going to be a learning experience. Hoping it will be a good one as I've heard horror stories. Any advice?
Comment by Nata Romeo on 1/22/2014 at 7:55 AM:
thank you so much Jennifer for viewing my sketchbook and sharing on Facebook :)
Comment by Scott Johnson on 1/10/2013 at 11:42 AM:
Thanks for inviting me to be your friend, and for your welcome and the information about Nami ISland Concours!
Comment by James Messer on 12/26/2012 at 7:45 AM:
Hope you got my message ;)
Comment by Rama Dixit on 12/26/2012 at 7:32 AM:
Hi Jennifer...Wishing You A Merry Christmas too !
Comment by Timothy Schenk on 12/26/2012 at 12:42 AM:
Merry Christmas Jen
Comment by Karyl Gil on 11/24/2012 at 9:42 PM:
Hi JR, Thanks for adding me and for the Nami Island Concours info :)
Comment by Albert Sorrentino Jr. on 7/18/2012 at 7:44 PM:
Thanks a ton for the add! You have so much wonderful work under your belt! Thanks for letting me know about my site too, problem solved!
Comment by Vibeke Korsnes on 4/8/2012 at 10:36 AM:
I have published books in Norway, bit I don't seem to be able to uplode them to my bookshelf at Jacketflap. Have you got any good tip of how to go about this?
Comment by Lynelle Westlake on 4/5/2012 at 4:19 PM:
Congratulations on the wonderful logo design for SCBWI Qld. A great collaboration with Antil! Happy Easter to you!
Comment by shamsud ahmed on 3/14/2012 at 6:50 AM:
Thank you for your suggestions.
Comment by Bill Munson on 3/6/2012 at 3:42 PM:
You have done some great work!
Comment by Emma Reynolds on 2/22/2012 at 6:59 AM:
Hiya Jennifer :)

I am about to send my work around to children's and young adult publishers.

How about yourself?
Comment by Cheryl Cooney on 11/21/2011 at 9:26 AM:
Thank you Jennifer!!!!!
Comment by Timothy Schenk on 11/19/2011 at 5:05 PM:
Thanks Jen Happy Holidays to you as well.
Comment by Mary Manning on 11/19/2011 at 6:48 AM:
Happy Thanksgiving to you too Jennifer! :))
Comment by Richard Rudnicki on 11/18/2011 at 11:19 AM:
Hi Jennifer -- long time no "see".
Thanks for your link about the children's picture e-book dilemma at http://www.idealog.com/blog/searching-for-the-formula-to-deliver-illustrated-books-as-ebooks
One of my publishers with whom I've discussed this says they are sitting back and... more
Comment by Nick Harris on 11/16/2011 at 5:32 AM:
That was a fascinating article about ebooks and their current limitations with regard to illustrated editions, Jennifer. I found it well written, informative and thought provoking. Great spot and many thanks for sharing. You never fail to deliver on every level.
Comment by Jenny Stokes on 8/6/2011 at 12:16 AM:
Comment by Jenny Stokes on 8/5/2011 at 11:08 PM:
Thank you Jennifer: yes several people have told me that........I must do it.
Comment by Susan Pace-Koch on 7/6/2011 at 9:22 AM:
Jennifer, Currently I'm working on the second 'Get Out Book' (there are three is this series) working title "Get Outside for an AMAZING Ride". Kids riding on magic carpets, seahorses. Art by Jeremy Kwan again, so it will be gorgeous! Thanks for asking. And you??
Comment by Anya Lauchlan on 6/12/2011 at 2:29 PM:
Thanks for your nice comment, best wishes!
Comment by Ximena Jeria on 5/16/2011 at 8:51 AM:
Thanks Lisa for your kind words! Please contact me if you need any illustrations for your books. Would love to help!
Here is my site:
Big hugs
Comment by Methew Mau on 5/5/2011 at 7:21 AM:
So happy to see many people working for our future. I'm new in this site, nice to see everyone here.
Comment by Mary Manning on 4/28/2011 at 5:15 AM:
No hurricanes where I am Jennifer...just a lot of tornadoes :D
Comment by Jorge Pacheco on 4/24/2011 at 7:28 AM:
I enjoy do ALL:) But comics are my greatest passion:)
Best Jorge Pacheco
Comment by Jorge Pacheco on 4/23/2011 at 8:28 AM:
Sounds Good
Best Jorge Pacheco
Comment by Rama Dixit on 4/22/2011 at 10:28 PM:
Happy Easter To You too...!!
Comment by Jorge Pacheco on 4/22/2011 at 9:15 PM:
Thank you Jennifer. You have a wonderful Easter also. Who knows maybe someday we'll work together.
Best, Jorge Pacheco
Comment by Karen Tyrrell on 4/22/2011 at 8:27 PM:
Thank you JR for your Easter wishes. Wishing you a relaxing Easter break ... Karen :))
Comment by John Blackford on 4/22/2011 at 8:21 PM:
I have been trying to get in touch with you and your agent but every time I send an e-mail I get no reply....? Am I being dropped off into spam world or is my e-mail being blocked because of some sort of virus? I found out my kids school won't even reply to my e-mails because of some sort of virus m... more
Comment by irene brodsky on 4/22/2011 at 8:21 PM:
happy everything to you. love irene and family. hope you are all well and happy.
Comment by Karen Tyrrell on 3/10/2011 at 11:49 AM:
Thanks JR for connecting,
Congrats on your beautiful books and all your successes ... Karen :))
Comment by Rama Dixit on 2/24/2011 at 1:33 AM:
Thanks a lottttttttttttttttttt..............!!!!!!!!!!!!
You make my day...!!!
Comment by Rama Dixit on 2/23/2011 at 4:25 AM:
Thank you so much. Your comments always mean a lot to me. You know that...!!!
Comment by Michael Schor on 1/23/2011 at 6:09 AM:
Thank you! The picture is from one of my library events. I put together "Crafty Kids: Dino edition". I read a couple of stories and did a simple dinosaur craft with the kids. I had had an old almost 6 ft tall inflatable Godzilla from a movie promotion a couple decades ago. The kids all got to... more
Comment by Michael King on 1/18/2011 at 7:52 AM:
Thank you! Very impressive list of titles you have!
Comment by Terry Verduin on 1/14/2011 at 5:59 AM:
Thank YOU! You are an inspiration to us all!
Comment by Terry Verduin on 1/14/2011 at 3:27 AM:
You are doing great work for your profession and your community. Congratulations and Best Wishes for your continuing success.
Comment by Roz Alley on 12/29/2010 at 10:47 AM:
Happy New Year!
Comment by Rama Dixit on 12/21/2010 at 8:44 PM:
Wish you the same...!!!
Comment by Cheryl Cooney on 12/4/2010 at 2:59 AM:
So VERY awesome!!! Congrats, you deserve everything that comes your way :)
Comment by R.M. Smith on 12/3/2010 at 1:41 PM:
Hey Jennifer! That's really cool to get a deal with an educational publisher. Way to go!
Comment by Roz Alley on 12/3/2010 at 9:01 AM:
How thrilling to have the company ETA Cuisenaire added to your well deserved list of publishers! Congrats…… and happy holidays!
Comment by Mariana Musa on 12/3/2010 at 1:34 AM:
Congratulations Jennifer! Definitely well-deserved :)
Comment by Anne N'toko on 12/3/2010 at 1:26 AM:
Hi Jennifer! Congratulations, I'm so happy for you! You're the proof that working a lot and believing in it can move mountains!
Comment by jason ferguson on 12/2/2010 at 9:35 PM:
Congratulations on your recent book release!
All the best to you Jennifer!

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