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Author Jeff Kinney Reflects on 10 Years of ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content, including this interview with Diary of a Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney. Here, he discusses writing process, his best joke and children’s literacy. Happy Wimpy Kid Month, readers! April marks the 10 year anniversary of Jeff Kinney’s blockbuster series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid. The celebrations come to an exciting close on the weekend of April 28, when Kinney will be honored at the Newburyport Literary Festival. Bookish is sponsoring the festival, and our team will be on-site participating in two panels (On My Own and Mommy Dearest), connecting with readers, and chatting with authors. Before we head to Newburyport, we had the chance to catch up with Kinney to talk…

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5 Treehouses We Want to Cuddle Up In (and the Books We’d Read In Them)

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Treehouses are perhaps the coolest places to live on the face of the planet. They’re equal parts whimsical and engineering, and we happen to think they are some of the most exciting places to live (and read), as long as you don’t mind tight spaces and you aren’t afraid of heights (those are two major drawbacks for some). If treehouses are something you only thought children played in while outside in the yard after school, you’d be mistaken. After some research and coming across Pete Nelson’s Be in a Treehouse: Design / Construction / Inspiration (Abrams, 2014), we soon realized living in trees is no longer only for Tarzan! Check out five of our favorite treehouses from all over the world, paired with the…

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Cake Blogger Tessa Huff Offers Fast, Fresh Easter Baking Options

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We’ve all been there. The approaching holiday is weeks away; Plenty of time to put together some baking ideas and to plan out what you’ll bring to a festive party. Then work, family and just life in general begins to fill your days and nights. And before you know it, it’s the Friday before a holiday and you’re scrambling to find that one go-to recipe you love that you know is easy to make and doesn’t require too much work. Then you think just once, you’d like to bring something different, something super yummy! If you’ve found yourself in this boat on more than one occasion and if you realize you’re running out of time as you prepare for Easter weekend, we’ve got a little advice from cake baker…

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