Prepare to be schooled–we have a WINNER for Mom School!!!

BD-dog2        Becca would like to thank you for helping us celebrate the book birthday of Mom School, by Rebecca van Slyke! We hope you enjoyed our posts on Emu’s mothers, and the various ways we’d love to be schooled!





The winner of a signed copy of Mom School goes to …


Maryanne (mfantaliswrites).  Congratulations, Maryanne!!! Please contact us with your mailing address. 🙂


And for those of you who haven’t yet had the pleasure of reading Mom School, here’s where you can buy your very own copy.  It’s also a perfect Mother’s Day gift!


 Village Books

Barnes & Noble

Liberty Bay Books

Auntie’s Bookstore

Thanks again for joining us here at Emu’s Debuts!!!



Maria writes fiction and nonfiction picture books while dog Becca snores at her feet. Her debut picture book, Penny & Jelly: The School Show, illustrated by Thyra Heder will be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in July 2015, with a second Penny & Jelly book to follow in Spring 2016. Maria has both fiction and  nonfiction picture books forthcoming from Roaring Brook Press,  Aladdin Books and Boyds Mills Press. She is represented by Ammi-Joan Paquette of Erin Murphy Literary. To learn more, please visit her website:, or visit Maria at Facebook.

Photos of Maria & Becca by Monogram Arts Photo.


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7 responses to “Prepare to be schooled–we have a WINNER for Mom School!!!

  1. Robyn Campbell

    Congratulations, Maryanne.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Hooray!!!! I am totally thrilled! I know exactly who will be the recipient of this wonderful book!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. mariagianferrari

    Congrats, Maryanne!!


  4. Congratulations, Maryanne! Looks like a wonderful gift!


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