October 5, 2021 by Betsy Bird
It's the book birthday of LONG ROAD TO THE CIRCUS! Come for the info, stay for the crazy craft my librarians cooked up for this book.
April 29, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Enter to win a bound copy of my upcoming middle grade debut LONG ROAD TO THE CIRCUS, illustrated by David Small!
February 22, 2021 by Betsy Bird
The cover reveal and the story behind the book. Where do authors get their ideas? Here's one answer.
February 21, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Sidesaddle, as a form of riding, is a bit peculiar. Considered a more "ladylike" way of riding, watching it in action can be a bit terrifying. Here, I'll show you what I mean.
February 20, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Generally speaking, if you want to ride a homicidal ostrich, you need to take some precautions. And what could be simpler than this method?
February 19, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Many of the images I shared with you this week had a lot of flash and pizzazz. Today's is quieter.
February 18, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Today's picture depicts the scene where the Madame is showing Gaucho who is in charge. Because even a tall ball of feathers knows when he's beat.
February 17, 2021 by Betsy Bird
“Horses may have souls, but ostriches? They do not. No more than giant chickens would.” Gaucho takes center stage again as I continue to count down to my final cover reveal!
February 16, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Today, I'd like you to meet one of the heroes of my book. Many of the characters in it are based on real people. And, in one case, a real bird. An ostrich, to be precise, so ornery that he made dinosaurs look peaceful in comparison.
February 15, 2021 by Betsy Bird
Why do a single cover reveal when you can lead up to it for a week? Starting today I'm revealing interior spot art for my novel Long Road to the Circus, illustrated by David Small.
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