Making Fishy Friends Blog Tour & Book Giveaway!!!




Author, former teacher and mom Kate Messner has battled the back-to-school blues from all sides – and won!

Her picture books Sea Monster and the Bossy Fish and Sea Monster’s First Day help students, parents and teachers address some of the fears and challenges that come at the end of summer and the beginning of the school year.

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“Sea Monster keeps delivering important messages in fun ways.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Genuine enthusiasm and humor”—School Library Journal


We were thrilled to be asked to participate in this Blog Tour about such important issues for kids in school.  I loved sharing these with my kids and it spurred some great discussion that helps then to see ways to handle things in a very positive way.  Click Here for a print out of the Friend Fish Pledge to share with your child.




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The Giveaway!!!

One of my blog readers will have the chance to win Sea Monster and the Bossy Fish and Sea Monster’s First Day Books plus a Classroom Poster!  Open to US residents.

About The Author:

Kate Messner books for kids include the acclaimed Martie McGuire series, Capture the Flag, Hide and Seek and Over and Under the Snow. She’s be honored bye New York Times Notable, Junior Library Guild, IndieBound, and Bank Street College of Education Best Books selections. The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. was the winner of the 2010 E.B. White Read Aloud Award for Older Readers. Kate spent fifteen years teaching middle school and earned National Board Certification in 2006. She’s a popular speaker at schools, libraries and professional conferences, and was the only children’s book author invited to speak at the TED 2012: Full Spectrum Conference.

Sea Monster and the Bossy Fish and Sea Monster’s First Day Books Giveaway on Mommy Ramblings Rules:

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10 Responses to Making Fishy Friends Blog Tour & Book Giveaway!!!

  1. Dianne

    Steam Train, Dream Train, looks like fun!

  2. KT

    I like Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
    Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

  3. Janet W.

    I like the Diggers Go book, too!

  4. Jessica B.

    Steam Train, Dream Train

  5. Kelly Ann T.

    I would like to read the Dead Mountain The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident book.

  6. That’s Creepy! Creative Editions

  7. Shelley P

    I like Yeti, Turn Out the Light! : )

  8. Rochelle Sindelar

    I really like the idea of the personalized school note books.

  9. cynthia

    Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

  10. Casey

    Sweet Dreams, Fairy

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