November 30, 2018

Made by Maxine Blog Tour: Excerpt + Giveaway



MADE BY MAXINE 
Author: Ruth Spiro (Author), Holly Hatam (Illustrator) 
Pub. Date: October 9, 2018 
Publisher: Dial Books 
Formats: Hardcover, eBook 
Pages: 37

Description:

Meet Maxine, an inspiring young maker who knows that with enough effort and imagination (and mistakes), it's possible to invent anything. 

Maxine loves making new things from old things. She loves tinkering until she has solved a problem. She also loves her pet goldfish, Milton. So when it's time for her school's pet parade, she's determined to create something that will allow Milton to march with the other animals. Finally, after trying, trying, and trying again, she discovers just the right combination of recycled odds and ends to create a fun, functional--and absolutely fabulous--solution to her predicament. 

Find it:Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, iBooks, TBD

Holly Hatam’s a girl that sometimes wears something pink and sparkly and sometimes dons capes and fights dragons. Some days she’s moody, but other days she shakes her booty. Some days her heart may seek wild adventures, but other days she just wants to be a couch potato. 

She is a picture book maker, greeting card designer, and a textile engineer. She is also the #1 New York Times Bestselling illustrator of Dear Girl. Her other books include, What Matters, Tree Song, Maxine the Maker, Jack (Not Jackie) and The Acadia Files. 

Holly lives in Whitby, Ontario with her weird husband and even weirder son. But that’s ok, because weird is a side effect of awesome.

Client List 
Harper Collins, Orca Publishers, Dial Books for Young Readers, Annick Press, Tilbury House, Lady Bird, Usborne Books, Hallmark, American Greetings, Mudpuppy, Baby Bug, Highlights, Chickadee, Little Bee Books, MacGraw Hill, Learning A-Z 

(1) winner will receive a finished copy of MADE BY MAXINE - US Only.






Tour Schedule: 
Week One: 
11/19/2018- Lifestyle of Me- Review 
11/20/2018- Here's to Happy Endings- Review 
11/21/2018- Beagles & Books- Review 
11/22/2018- Do You Dog-ear?- Review 
11/23/2018- Chrikaru Reads- Review 
 
Week Two: 
11/26/2018- BookHounds YA- Review 
11/27/2018- YA Books Central- Review 
11/28/2018- Twirling Book Princess- Excerpt 
11/29/2018- Oh Hey! Books.- Interview 
11/30/2018- A Dream Within A Dream- Excerpt