Released today, Michael Hearst’s Curious Constructions will bring you face-to-face with fifty incredible structures, including: a fire-breathing octopus sculpture; the skateboard ramp you’d need to jump the Great Wall of China; a whole community of tree houses in Costa Rica; and a lifesize X-Wing Starfighter built of Legos....more
Our next Letter in the Mail comes from Mensah Demary! Mensah writes about not surrendering hope, but instead clinging to it to remain sane in these anxiety-filled times. “There is no human endeavor without hope. Even as I write, I hope to find you home, safe, able to read my words, open to revolt.”
Don’t miss this beautiful letter....more
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail from Georgia Bellas! While sitting in an airport drinking a gin and tonic and from the mountains while crickets sing, Georgia sends a letter begun in an airport drinking a gin and tonic, and finished from the mountains while crickets sing, hoping to bring you a little joy and to find out all about you, too....more
We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from Jenn Bishop! Jenn writes to us all about her many pets—meet and see pictures of Brownie the rabbit, gerbils Ralphy and Flash, and cats Suki and Lilly.
Subscribe by January 13 to make sure this letter reaches your favorite young reader and animal-lover!...more
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail from author Susannah Nevison! Susannah writes a moving and beautifully honest letter about leaving—places, parties, relationships, one’s own body—and her past history as a “Very Messy Leaver.”
To read more about Susannah and find out whether she has solved her Messy Leaver troubles, subscribe to Letters in the Mail before January 13!...more
And don’t forget that a Letters for Kids subscription makes a perfect stocking-stuffer or last-minute gift for young readers in your life!...more
This month we have a Letter in the Mail for our adult program that was so awesome we wanted to send it to Letters for Kids subscribers, too! It’s from writer and illustrator Allyson Hoffman. Allyson shares with us the people she’s grateful for, the things that make her happy, and the places that she loves, using words and very special drawings....more
We’re getting ready to send out our next Letter in the Mail, and it’s from Elizabeth Schmuhl! Elizabeth writes a moving letter about the sacred ceremonies of the more than one-hundred-year-old farm that is such a part of her.
Subscribe to Letters in the Mail by October 14 to receive Elizabeth’s letter!...more
We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from John Green! John writes to us about how his love of drawing comics as a kid led to his working at Disney and continuing to create his own comics as an adult. He’s spends pretty much every waking moment on comics, and he LOVES it!...more
We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from Kristen Kittscher! Kristen writes about all the strange and exciting magic around us every day!
Subscribe by September 29 to receive her letter. And, don’t miss our special fall promotion! Purchase a one-year subscription to Letters for Kids by September 30 and you’ll receive a hardcover copy of Coyote Moon signed by author Maria Gianferrari!...more