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A Giveaway and a 5-star Review

Book Giveaway on GoodReads As of today 1450 mystery buffs have entered to win one of 25 copies of The Knife Thrower’s Wife on GoodReads. Winners have been selected for this giveaway, keep checking back for the next one! And this Happened: Chick Lit Cafe gave The Knife Thrower’s Wife 5 stars and a fantastic…

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A Love You Forever Sighting

It’s a good day when the Mayor of Kansas City reads your book! Four mayors reflect on their evolving response to the coronavirus pandemic CLICK HERE to watch.

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Maria Shriver

Maria Shriver and Love You Forever In 2001, Maria Shriver wrote in O, The Oprah Magazine: “I have yet to read this book through without crying. It says so much about the circle of life, youth, parenting, and our responsibility for our parents as we grow older. The message is so simple yet so profound. Love You Forever is…

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Most Iconic Book Cover

From Publishers’ Weekly ‘Love You Forever’ Named Most Iconic Canadian Cover By Leigh Anne Williams | Aug 22, 2013 The cover of Robert Munsch’s sentimental favorite Love You Forever, first published in 1986 by Firefly Books, has been chosen as Canada’s most iconic book cover in a contest launched by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, on its books…

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Hollywood

Check out this YouTube video of Oscar-winner Emma Stone answering 73 questions. While you seriously need to watch the whole thing since she’s sweet and quick and smart as all get out, the crazy-fun thing happens just after 7:47… Emma rocks!

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Hi! I'm Sheila McGraw. Welcome, and thank you for visiting. I began my career toiling in the “sequin-mines” of advertising and fashion houses as an illustrator and copywriter. Then, in 1986, Firefly Books approached me to illustrate a little book titled, Love You Forever.

Welcome hyper-typers and paint-slingers to my blog about writing, illustrating, and publishing books for kids and adults; art, crafting, and whatever else tickles my fancy.

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