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MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Sunbury Press has announced a new imprint for their children’s category — Speckled Egg Press.

speckledegg-logo“We want to stir up some more interest in this category, which has been lost among our many books for adults,” said VP of Marketing and Author Relations, Tammi Knorr.

Speckled Egg shall include elementary and pre-school age products.  The Young Adult category will remain under the Sunbury Press brand.   Following are the authors and books moved to the category:

Ashley Lucas: “Boo, Bat and Pumpkin Throw a Party”
Joanne L S Risso: “In the Field” and “Over the Sea”
Stephanie Slahor: “Meteors”
Amanda Brown: “Goodnight Sammy” and “Flying Courage”
Carole LaPlante: “Night Noises” and “The Magic Within You”
Michael & Ethan Sgrignoli: “Dinorific Poetry” series
Dan Shutters: “The Mouse with the Broken Tail”

The following titles are planned for the imprint:
Matt Anderson: “Pink Flamingos All Around”
Wendy Latty: “Colors in the Garden”
Amanda Brown: “Max’s Clips”

In the Field

In the Field

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The company is currently searching for a part-time managing editor for Speckled Egg Press who will make decisions about which titles to publish and to assist in the publishing process.  Please send any inquiries to LKnorr@sunburypress.com.

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“Power Readers” pour into BEA on Saturday June 1, 2013

New York, NY — Book Expo America, the largest publishing trade show in North America, was held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City from Thursday May 30 through Saturday June 1, 2013.   The exposition highlighted the latest technology and developments in the book publishing industry, and was a showcase for star and emerging talent.  All of the big publishers including Simon & Schuster, Hachette, McGraw-Hill, Penguin, Random House, Scholastic and others, joined with leaders in publishing services such as Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Createspace, Sony, Kobo and many others.  Notables such as Chris Matthews, Stephen King, Jim Carey, Ann Romney and Rick Atkinson were just a small number of the multitudes of well-known authors and personalities present.

Sunbury Press joined with the Independent Book Publisher’s Association (IBPA) and other independent publishers in aisle 2300. Sunbury had a slate of authors appear at their table. Several were photographed or interviewed by the media. Appearing at this year’s expo were:

Thursday May 30: Carole LaPlante, Robert Miller and Ernest Marshall

Friday May 31: Mary Dimino, Thomas Malafarina, Cathy Jordan and Margaret Meacham

Saturday June 1: Mike Sgrignoli, Shelly Frome and Joanne Risso




BEA - Carole LaPlante

Carole LaPlante

BEA - Ernest Marshall

Ernest Marshall

BEA - Maggie Meacham

Margaret Meacham

BEA - Mary Dimino

Mary Dimino

BEA - Mike Sgrignoli

Mike Sgrignoli

BEA - Robert Miller

Robert Miller

BEA - Shelly Frome

Shelly Frome

BEA Cathy Jordan

Cathy Jordan

BEA- Joanne Risso

Joanne Risso

BEA Tom Malafarina

Thomas Malafarina


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Mechanicsburg, PA – Sunbury Press has released Joanne Risso’s latest children’s book “In the Field”; teaching children about gardening and the cycles of nature.  The book is illustrated by Missi Allen.

In the Field

In the Field

“In the Field” is a thoughtful journey in which a young boy discovers connections between his family and the environment. His desire to make his mother happy unintentionally interferes with the environment around him. How can he repair the damage he has done, and see his mother’s smile again?

Joanne L.S. Risso was born and raised in Gippsland, Australia. Trained as a teacher, she has worked with children deep in the heart of Africa, Asia, Europe, Australia and North America. Joanne and her family take care of their garden: full of vegetables and flowers and weeds! She lives with her husband and four children in Central Pennsylvania. Please visit http://www.joannerisso.com to learn more about the author.

Missi Brenneman-Allen lives peacefully and works happily in Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania. Please visit http://www.missiallenart.com to learn more about the artist.

In the Field
Authored by Joanne L. S. Risso, Illustrated by Missi Allen
List Price: $9.99
8.25″ x 6″ (20.955 x 15.24 cm)
Full Color Bleed on White paper
40 pages
Sunbury Press, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-1620061961
ISBN-10: 1620061961
BISAC: Juvenile Fiction / Nature & the Natural World / Environment

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