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ARRANGE AN APPEARANCE

For more information about Balkin Buddies as well as information on grants and costs involved in an author visit, go to the "Arrange an Appearance" bubble above.

AUTHORS & ARTISTS AVAILABLE FOR APPEARANCES

To learn more about an author, click on each author's individual link and more authors and artists. To get a brief outline of the majority of the authors and artists, please click on one of the alphabetical authors/artists lists links below:

Authors From A to F        Authors from S to Z                      Online Author Chats

Authors from G to L         Three Legends, Three Friends  

Authors from M to R        And even more authors & artists  

                                                                                                 

Check here to see the list of authors/artists organized by what state they live in.

And here to see the list of authors/artists organized by grade levels of their books.

Are you interested in saving money on author expenses by arranging an author appearance with an author who is already going to be in your area? Check here to see what authors are visiting your area.

If an author or illustrator you are particularly interested in is not on the list, contact us anyway, and we'll try to help find information for you.

AUTHORS & ARTISTS AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE CHATS

Learn more about online chats and see a list of what authors and artists are available for them.

CONTACTING AUTHORS

Also, for a small fee, we can help you snail mail or email student letters or fan mail to any children's author currently alive and can also help you if you want to request an autographed book. Just click: AUTHOR MAIL &/OR REQUESTS FOR AUTOGRAPHED BOOKS. Please go to this link if you wish to send authors emails as well.

INFORMATION FOR NEW AUTHORS

Are you looking for a freelance editor, book doctor or writing coach? Visit EDITORIAL HELP.

Are you an author or artist who wants to start visiting schools? Visit "HOW AUTHORS CAN FIND A BOOKING AGENT."

Are you a budding author looking for help in getting your book published? Visit ASSOCIATIONS WITH WHOM BALKIN BUDDIES IS ASSOCIATED.

THE WHO-OWNS-WHO IN THE PUBLISHING WORLD

Do you want to know:

 * WHICH IMPRINT OR PUBLISHER IS OWNED BY WHICH PUBLISHING HOUSE?

 * ABOUT STAFF CHANGES AT PUBLISHING HOUSES?

CHILDREN'S BOOK PUBLISHING NEWS

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MORE INFORMATION ON BALKIN BUDDIES

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