Next Letter for Kids: Rebecca Petruck


We’re sending our next Letter for Kids from Rebecca Petruck! Rebecca writes about finding her passion for stickers, and books. And, we’re mailing these letters with special scratch-n-sniff popsicle stamps for an extra-special summer treat!

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Rebecca Petruck is the author of Boy Bites Bug (May 2018) and Steering Toward Normal (2014), both with ABRAMS/Amulet. Bug received a starred review from ABA Booklist, who said it’s “…funny, perceptive, and topical in more ways than one.” SLJ called it “a sure bet for reluctant readers.” Steering Toward Normal was a BCCB Best Book of the Year, and an American Booksellers Association New Voices selection as well as a Kids Indie Next List title. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from UNC Wilmington, and is a mentor for Pitch Wars, Writing in the Margins, and SCBWI-C. She is represented by Kate Testerman of kt literary. Visit Rebecca at and @RebeccaPetruck on Twitter.