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To show her support for local bookstores during this challenging time, #1 New York Times bestselling author/artist Jan Brett is offering a special pre-order campaign where for the first time, she will personalize over 3,500 copies of her new picture book, "Cozy," including orders from Oblong Books and Music in Millerton & Rhinebeck, New York.

Cozy is the softest musk ox in Alaska, with the warmest fur you ever did feel. When a storm hits while he’s separated from his family, he starts to feel lonely–but not for long. As the snow piles up, animals start to notice just how warm and cozy Cozy really is! One mama lemming has a bright idea . . . maybe the best place to spend the winter is under Cozy’s fur!

Jessica Laurel Kane joins us to talk about her new book, “The Girl Who Was Born with Glue in Her Brain.” It is a picture book/memoir about a girl with a handful of thoughts that keep her from being able to enjoy life as much as she would like to, and tells the story of what she eventually decides to do about it.

Jessica Kane is the author-illustrator of four books for children: "The Butterfly Who Was Afraid to Fly and Other Stories," "Feed It to the Worms," "A Book of Hearts."

Brad Meltzer has just released two new picture books in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes. The new books tell the story of Walt Disney and Marie Curie.

The series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great–the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves.

Brad Meltzer is the author of the New York Times bestselling Ordinary People Change the World series for children, as well as six New York Times bestselling thrillers for adults.

Sandra Boynton is a beloved American cartoonist, children’s author, songwriter, and highly sporadic short film director. Boynton has written and illustrated sixty children’s books and seven general audience books, including five New York Times best-sellers.

Her newest board book is "Dinosnores" and she came to the studio to speak with us about the book, her music, why she's a cartoonist who has chosen to never have a comic-strip - and more.

Dr. Seuss fans are in for a treat this week with the publication of “Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum,” a new book based on a manuscript and sketches created by Theodor “Seuss” Geisel and discovered in the author’s home 21 years after his death. In the story, a lovable horse takes a group of students on a guided tour of the horse museum. It is an exploration of all types of art and the way artists depict horses.

There will be a Book Release Party on Saturday, September 7 at the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum in Springfield, Massachusetts.

This latest Seuss treasure, illustrated by acclaimed illustrator, Andrew Joyner, is a unique and playful celebration of art and how we all see the world in different ways.

Andrew Joyner is the illustrator and author of numerous children's books, including "The Pink Hat" and the "Boris" chapter book series, about a winsome and adventurous warthog.

The 1st Annual T.R.E.A.T "Troy Reads Every August Together" will be held Sunday, August 25 at Riverfront Park in downtown Troy, New York at 3 p.m.

Award-winning author Coleen Murtagh Paratore joins us to talk about the event and her new book, "The Big Book About Being BIG," which will be read aloud among the group.

Murtagh Paratore is also leading Dear Writer, a writing workshop for adults, beginning September 18.

Artist and author, Hudson Talbott, join us now to tell us about his new book, “Picturing America: Thomas Cole and the Birth of American Art.”

It is a fascinating look at artist Thomas Cole's life and takes young readers from his humble beginnings to his development of a new painting style that became America's first formal art movement: the Hudson River school of painting.

Hudson Talbott depicts the immigrant artist falling in love with, and fighting to preserve, his new country.

Talbott has written and illustrated more than 20 children’s books, including Newbery Honor winner “Show Way,” ALA Notable Book and VOYA Honor Book “Leonardo’s Horse” (by Jean Fritz), and “We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story,” which was adapted into an animated film by Steven Spielberg.

  Even as a child, Martin Luther King, Jr. was shocked by the terrible and unfair way African-American people were treated. When he grew up, he decided to do something about it—peacefully, with powerful words.

His story is told in the latest book in Brad Meltzer's New York Times Bestselling "Ordinary People Change the World" series, I am Martin Luther King Jr.