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- upcoming author visits -

  • Saturday, December 7: 10 am - 1 pm

The Birdhouse
3035 Monroe Ave.
Rochester, NY 14618
Drop in and make some bookmarks based on Twitch the squirrel
Various days at different Barnes and Noble stores in the Rochester, NY area
  • Sunday, December 8 at the Greece Barnes & Noble (time to be announced)

to benefit Saint Pius X School Bookfair Fundraiser

Mall at Greece Ridge Center
330 Greece Ridge Center Dr.
Rochester, NY 14626
585-227- 4020

  • Thursday, December 12 at the Pittsford Barnes & Noble: 3:30 - 5:00
to benefit Allendale Columbia Bookfair
Pittsford Plaza
3349 Monroe Ave.
Rochester, NY 14618

  • Saturday, December 14 at the Webster Barnes & Noble: 12 noon - 2 pm
to benefit St.Ambrose Bookfair
Towne Center
1070 Ridge Rd.
Webster, NY 14580
* with Keely Hutton (author of Soldier Boy and Secret Soliders)! *
- latest author visits -
Rochester Children's Book Festival at MCC November 2

For more pictures from the RCBF, click here. 
Festival to Go at Helen Barrett Montgomery School #50 (day 2): Rochester, NY - October 25

For more pictures of Friday's visit to School #50, click here.


Festival to Go at Dr. Charles T. Lunsford School #19: Rochester, NY - October 24

For more pictures from School #19 visit, click here.


Festival to Go at Helen Barrett Montgomery School #50 (day1): Rochester, NY - October 23

For more pictures of Wednesday's visit to School #50, click here.


Festival to Go at Nathaniel Hawthorne School #25: Rochester, NY - October 16


For more pictures School #25 visit, click here.


Festival to Go at Children's School of Rochester #15: Rochester, NY - October 7 

New pictures--including students. Click here.


For pictures from older events, click on the flag "Photo Albums"

- latest interviews - 

  • Watch a video interview at


"Judy Bradbury Writes about Books that Open Minds and Hearts, Initiate Conversations, and Expand Possibilities."

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To read more about Squirrel in the Museum (pictures by the talented Steve Bjorkman), published by Holiday House, click here.

It's a companion piece to

8 Class Pets + 1 Squirrel ÷1 Dog = Chaos and Squirrel in the House

And--just because it's so cute--here's a picture of my friend (and fellow author) MJ Auch reading Squirrel in the Museum to her two grandsons.

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No, I haven't joined the 21st century.
I don't have a Facebook page, but there is a
- Website News -
Notice the Study Guides flag.
That's the place to go if you're interested in activities, discussion questions, or study guides for my books.  For the moment, there are only three (for 8 Class Pets, Curses, Inc., and Heir Apparent).  So, if you've written a study guide or quizz for one of my other books and you're willing to share, please contact:
Lucy Giglio, Author Booking Agent