Klein ISD, Texas Tour – October 21-26, 2012

Friends: This past week, I toured in Klein ISD in Houston, Texas. I had a great time in five different schools. On Monday, I visited Lemm elementary. Linda Viehe was my host and is the school’s librarian. The students were so much fun! On Tuesday, I visited Middlestadt Elementary. Rachel Bullen is the school librarian. […] Read More

Categories: Children’s Books, Children’s Stories, Dianne de Las Casas, Halloween, Librarians, Library, Performance, School, School Visit, Stories, story time, Storyteller, Storytelling, Storytelling Tours, The Gigantic Sweet Potato, The House that Witchy Built
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Beware, Beware of the Big Bad Bear Book Launch

Friends: All month long, I have been launching my new book, illustrated by Marita Gentry, Beware, Beware of the Big Bad Bear (Pelican Publishing), across Southeast Louisiana. Here I am, with Marita, at Octavia Books, with our book debut party on Saturday, October 13, 2012. We had so much fun hanging out with our fans! […] Read More

Categories: Book Signing, Book Store, Books, Children’s Books, Children’s Stories, Dianne de Las Casas, New Orleans
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Sacred Heart Elementary Author Visit – Friday, September 28, 2012

Friends: Last week, on Friday, I did an author visit at Academy of our Sacred Heart school in New Orleans. I saw pre-K through fourth grades and had so much fun with them! Even the itty-bitties stayed still for my stories! There was a lot of fun audience participation. I told a variety of my […] Read More

Categories: Author, Catholic, Children’s Books, Children’s Entertainment, Children’s Show, Children’s Stories, Dianne de Las Casas, Dinosaur Mardi Gras, Language Arts, Literacy, Louisiana, Mama’s Bayou, Mardi Gras, New Orleans, Performance, Reading, School, School Visit, Storyteller, Storytelling, The Cajun Cornbread Boy, The Gigantic Sweet Potato, The House that Witchy Built
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Knoxville Children’s Festival of Reading – May 19, 2012

Friends: Last month, I was honored to be part of the esteemed Knoxville Children’s Festival of Reading. I flew to Knoxville straight from my daughter, Soleil’s college graduation. I was excited to see my friends, Dan Yaccarino and David Ezra Stein, who were both 2011 Picture Book Month Champions. In addition, I met the incredibly […] Read More

Categories: Author, Book Signing, Children, Children’s Books, Children’s Entertainment, Children’s Stories, Dianne de Las Casas, Madame Poulet and Monsieur Roach, Performance, Reading, Storyteller, Storytelling, The Cajun Cornbread Boy, The Gigantic Sweet Potato
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Book Signings at Sam’s Clubs – March 10-11, 2012

Friends: Over the weekend, I had book signings at Sam’s Clubs in Metairie, Harvey, and Slidell. I even had fans and friends come out to see me! Yay, Belinda Meliezer! I made new friends too. :) Hi Amber and Messiah! Great meeting Jaxon in Slidell too. His mom to me he’s been reading Madame Poulet […] Read More

Categories: Book Signing, Books, Children’s Books, Children’s Stories, Dianne de Las Casas
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World Read Aloud Day – Wednesday, March 8, 2012

Friends: Yesterday, I did a series of Skype Author Visits to celebrate World Read Aloud Day. I Skyped with 2 schools in Maine, a school in Michigan, and a school in Wisconsin. I performed my latest book, Dinosaur Mardi Gras, with full audience participation! It was a blast and I had so much fun. After […] Read More

Categories: Author, Books, Children, Children’s Books, Children’s Stories, Dianne de Las Casas, Literacy, Reading, Stories, Storyteller, Storytelling
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Dinosaur Mardi Gras Book Signings

Friends: I haven’t blogged in a while and I am testing the WordPress app from my iPhone. January and February were fantastically busy months launching my new book, Dinosaur Mardi Gras, illustrated by Marita Gentry. We toured bookstores across Louisiana and had a great time with all the kids! Laissez les bon temps rugir! Let […] Read More

Categories: Author, Book Signing, Children’s Books, Children’s Stories, Dianne de Las Casas, Reading, Storyteller, Storytelling
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The Cajun Cornbread Boy Book Signing at A Tisket A Tasket in the French Quarter – Sunday, February 8, 2009

Friends: I had a phenomenal book signing at A Tisket A Tasket gift store in the New Orleans French Quarter. Marita Gentry, the talented illustrator of the book, was with me. Lisa Jones, the owner of the store set up a table outside on the sidewalk in front of the store. I told the story […] Read More

Categories: Author, Book Signing, Book Store, Children, Children’s Books, Children’s Stories, Dianne de Las Casas, Storyteller, Storytelling, The Cajun Cornbread Boy
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Author Visit at South Highlands Magnet School – Friday, February 6, 2009

Friends: On Thursday, February 5, 2009, I stopped at my publisher’s office to pick up some books for my school visit on Friday. I gave the ladies on the sales and promotional team a special present from me and Marita Gentry, the illustrator of The Cajun Cornbread Boy. I asked Marita to create a necklace […] Read More

Categories: Author, Book Signing, Children’s Stories, Dianne de Las Casas, School Visit, The Cajun Cornbread Boy
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Phenomenal Week with New Books and Book Signing! Saturday, December 20, 2008

Friends: On Saturday, December 20, 2008, I had my first book signing for my first children’s picture book,The Cajun Cornbread Boy. The book signing was at Maple Street Children’s Book Shop in New Orleans. It was fun because I was signing books with my best friend, Johnette Downing, Children’s Musician and Author. Johnette was signing […] Read More

Categories: Books, Children’s Books, Children’s Stories, Christmas, Dianne de Las Casas, Louisiana, Tangram Tales, The Cajun Cornbread Boy
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