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These are the most recent 10 blog posts mentioning jama rattigan in JacketFlap's Children's Publishing Blog Reader


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About jama

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 about food-related books at my blog Alphabet Soup. Am also a diehard anglophile; my dream is to live in the English countryside, and invite Paul McCartney and T... More
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4/8/2016mindfulness poetry: “On How to Pick and Eat Poems” by Phyllis Cole-Dai (9 Comments )
“Strawberries Bella and Ida at the Table” by Marc Chagall (oil on canvas, 1916).   Recently I discovered A Year of Being Here, a wonderful poetry site curated by author, editor, composer and musician Phyllis Cole-Dai.  From January... Read the rest of this post
4/7/2016hotTEAs of Children’s Poetry: Alan Katz (5 Comments )
Alan Katz is the author of more than 35 books for kids, including nine Silly Dilly Songbooks (Take Me Out of the Bathtub), poetry collections (OOPS!), picture books, and more. He is also a six-time Emmy nominee (and loser) for his work on various... Read the rest of this post
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jama's Published Works Ages Date Published
Books 1 - 3 from jama's published works
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1. Dumpling Soup (Library Binding)
    Author: Jama Kim Rattigan
    Illustrator: Lillian Hsu-Flanders
    Publisher: Perfection Learning
N/A 04/01/1998
94 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
5 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
31 Reviews  
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Books Recently Added to jama's Bookshelf Ages Date Added
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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
1,099 Reviews  
2. Mockingbird (Hardcover)
    Author: Kathryn Erskine
    Publisher: Philomel
Ages 9-12 2/18/2011
jama tagged as: I read , Inspired me , I recommend
5,260 Reviews  
3. 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
268 Reviews  
4. 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
66 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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