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Mr. McBoom at the Kentucky Book Fair

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Mr. McBoom at the Kentucky Book Fair

Mr. Marvin McBoom and Mary Ellen Stottmann, Chief Crayon at Baxter's Corner interact with readers at the 2018 Kentucky Book Fair on November 17th at the Kentucky Horse Park.

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Baxter's Corner Book Selected for 2018 Kentucky Book Fair

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Baxter's Corner Book Selected for 2018 Kentucky Book Fair

The Kentucky Humanities Council has selected a children’s book published by Louisville-based Baxter’s Corner to be part of the 2018 Kentucky Book Fair scheduled for the Kentucky Horse Park, November 17, 2018. Written by Chief Pencil (author) Linda Baker and illustrated by Chief Crayon (illustrator) and Baxter’s Corner Managing Partner Mary Ellen Stottmann, Gerome Sticks His Neck Out is the story of a shy giraffe who chooses to step out of his comfort zone to help someone who is being bullied. Along the way, he discovers the benefits of his height and makes a new friend. Gerome Sticks His Neck...

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Join us for storytime at A Reader's Corner Bookstore June 10th

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Join us for storytime at A Reader's Corner Bookstore June 10th

A Reader's Corner Bookstore and Baxter's Corner invite you to a special "Storytime Saturday" on Saturday, June 10th at 11 a.m. at the bookstore located at 2044 Frankfort Avenue in Louisville. Author Linda Baker will read Oakley in Knots with the help of her puppet friend, Oakley the Octopus, and will lead everyone in a fun activity! Better yet, $1.00 of each book sale will be donated to Home of the Innocents. It is polite to shake hands when meeting new people. But which had should an eight-handed octopus use? Oakley the Octopus is worried about being different. His teacher,...

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Baxter's Corner visits Mall St. Matthews

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Baxter's Corner visits Mall St. Matthews

Thanks to all of the young readers, parents, grandparents, teachers and simply interested adults, for stopping by our table at the Mall St. Matthews last weekend, November 3-5.   Just in time for holiday gifting, Baxter's Corner will be at Oxmoor Mall in Louisville, Ky., December 15-17, with special offers on our book-puppet gift sets, canvases and wall decals. Plan to stop by our display in front of Starbucks.

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Baxter's Corner Exhibits at Annual KCTE Conference in Covington

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Baxter's Corner Exhibits at Annual KCTE Conference in Covington

Baxter's Corner met with educators from the state as an exhibitor at the annual Kentucky Council of Teachers of English and Language Arts conference held in Covington, Ky, February 22-23, 2013. More than 200 English teachers from across the state, representing all levels -- kindergarten through graduate school -- gathered for sessions highlighting creativity and innovation in teaching and learning. "It was a great opportunity to meet with teachers, particularly those of kindergarten and elementary students," said Linda Baker, co-founder of Baxter's Corner. "Through the conference sessions we learned about the challenges educators face and the opportunities for innovation in the...

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