Festa Italiana + Frederick News Post + KeeKee Coloring Contest

This Saturday, May 30 is Festa Italiana of Frederick, MD…It’s a celebration of Italy all day in Rose Hill Manor Park! There’s tons of fun for the whole family and we’ll have KeeKee story times with Author Shannon and fun KeeKee activities!

The event benefits Habitat for Humanity of Frederick County, Maryland.

And there’s a KeeKee Coloring Contest in The Frederick News Post. Check it out and join us Saturday for a trip to Italy without the passport! >^..^<

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Children’s Book Week + KeeKee at EU Open House

It’s a great week for children’s books…the 96h Annual Children’s Book Week…May 4-10!

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Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes — wherever young readers and books connect! It also featured the coolest awards…Children’s Choice Book Awards.

Check out events taking place in all 50 states here.

We’ll be sharing KeeKee’s Big Adventures books with children on Saturday, May 9 as part of the Annual European Union Embassies’ Open House at the EU Delegation. Check out more on our events page and visit 28 countries in one day!! >^..^<

KeeKee’s Next Adventure is…

We are so excited to share the news…KeeKee’s next adventure is…

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Real-life KeeKee lived in Amsterdam for four years and has TONS to share with you from windmills & wooden shoes to bicycling & boating on the canals! Oh, and delicious Gouda cheese & herring!! >^..^<

Shannon is currently writing the book then Casey will start the drawing. We’ll take YOU behind-the-scenes in The KeeKee Club Courier. You can join here.

Happy International Children’s Book Day!

International Children’s Book Day is an annual event, held on April 2, the birth date of Hans Christian Andersen. It is sponsored by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) and is celebrated to inspire a love of reading and to call attention children’s books.

We’re celebrating by diving into KeeKee’s Big Adventures books (demonstrated by this great KeeKee animation from Illustrator Casey)! What are you reading?

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Happy 2nd Birthday Paris!

Can you believe it!?! It’s been two years since our first book KeeKee’s Big Adventures in Paris, France landed!

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To celebrate, we’re giving away a signed copy of the book by Shannon & Casey, AND Casey will do commissioned sketch of their choice for the winner!

Enter on KeeKee’s Facebook page (see the Giveaway tab).

Thank you for being our Friend! >^..^<

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