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Author Archives: jennifercarson

Hapenny Giveaway Winners!

The Hapenny Giveaway winners have been announced! The Winners Not only did the faeries give away fifteen signed copies of Hapenny Magick to elementary school librarians, public librarians, and teachers (grades 1-3), but one random applicant was be chosen by the fairies to receive a (quite magical) Library Fairy*!  Truly?  Yes, truly. Book Winners Calais Free Library (Calais, ME) Melrose Elementary … Continue reading »

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Audio book sneak peek for Hapenny magick, chapter 2!

If you didn’t hear the first chapter, visit this page first! Hapenny-Chapter2 This is the second chapter of the audio book version of Hapenny Magick which will be available this summer! And don’t forget to visit Simon’s website too for listens of his other fantastic tales!

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The importance of being creative…

My life has been full of creative pursuits. It wasn’t until I was almost 30 that I finally settled on creating creatures and found a way to support my craft habit. Creating to me is like drinking water– it is not just something I like to do– but MUST do. To keep my creative mind … Continue reading »

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Hapenny Giveaway for Teachers and Librarians

Where would Fairies and Hapennies be without librarians and teachers to read them into existence? FAIRIES & HAPENNIES: A Giveaway for Librarians & Educators (Grades 1-3) Author and creature maker Jennifer Carson went into the land of stories as a child and never came out.  She spends her days weaving stories and stitching the marvels … Continue reading »

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Hapenny Magick, audio book sneak “listen”

I have been dying to share this news with you all and now I finally can! Hapenny Magick is going to be a wonderful audiobook narrated by Simon Brooks, a local (to me!) professional storyteller.Please visit his website and take a listen to some of his other wonderful audio stories! Simon has graciously decided that … Continue reading »

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New! Hapenny Magick Newly Borns Sewing Pattern now available!

You can find the new sewing pattern for the Hapenny Newly Borns on Etsy and Patternmart! Happy creating! Hapenny Magick Newly Borns PMRT Newly Borns are 18″ of lovable baby. They are based on the newly born, Mabel, a character in my … Price: US$10.00

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Stand up for Dragons – An open letter to dracophobes…

Saw this wonderful post about why we celebrate dragons and I thought you might like it too!   Stand up for Dragons – An open letter to dracophobes….

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Children’s Book Week Giveaway

In honor of Children’s Books week Pugalicious Press is doing a giveaway for Hapenny Magick! You can also sign up for the Goodreads giveaway for Hapenny Magick too! The Goodreads giveaway ends on June 1st. The Pugalicious giveaway ends sooner! Don’t miss out =0) And check out the awesome reviews on Goodreads and Amazon! Goodreads … Continue reading »

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Writing is like a dragonfly…

One of my first blog posts, thought I’d share it again for those you didn’t get to read it before!

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Reads for Tweens, Find Out What Your Kids are Reading!

Reads 4 Tweens offers book reviews aimed at the adults who care about the books that kids aged 8 to 12 (give or take a few years) might be reading. While there’s no reason kids shouldn’t explore the site, the reviews are full of spoilers—they’re intended to inform about content, not explicitly persuade anyone to … Continue reading »

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