**LAST CHANCE: MONSTER COLORING BOOK!**

*ONE DAY LEFT! *GET IT NOW!* Last chance to pick up my Look & Find Coloring Book, available on kickstarter.Funding ends tomorrow night, so get it now!

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NEW BOOK OUT NOW!

“Amy wants a pet so she can enter the pet parade competition and win a holiday vacation for her family. Her dad is out of work and her mom insists the family can’t afford a dog or cat or even a crab. When Amy receives a magic rock from a crazy old lady, she discovers … Continue reading

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Free Children’s Book Giveaway!

Did you know that this is Children’s Book Week? It’s happening right now! I’ve enjoyed far too many children’s books to list them all here, but I want to hear about your favorites. Comment with your favorite children’s book at Jess Smart Smiley for a chance to win a signed copy of “Rumpus on the Run”!

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NEW BOOK COVER REVEAL!

My first graphic novel, Upside Down: A Vampire Tale, was released two years ago from Top Shelf Productions, and now I’m happy to announce that BOOK 2 IS COMING OCTOBER 2015! Woot! Here’s our cover for book 2! Keep watching this blog for more teasers to get you excited for Upside Down: A Hatful of Spells, coming October 2015!

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MAKE A MONSTER POTATO STAMP!

  CUT IT I’ve always loved potato stamps–they’re easy to make and fun to use. (I’ve even used variations of potato stamps in some of my drawings and paintings!) Here I’ve cut the edges of a potato to make a Rumpus body. I cut out a circle for the eye. PAINT IT We used green … Continue reading

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“MONSTER EYE” COOKIE RECIPE

HALLOWEEN FUN All throughout the month of October, I’m posting fun Halloween recipes, games, activities and crafts, each starring the Rumpus–a monster I created for my new Halloween book for children, Rumpus on the Run: A Monster Look-n-Find Book. Learn more about the book here, and enter to win a signed copy of the book, just … Continue reading

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FREE MONSTER-THEMED HALLOWEEN WALLPAPER

MONSTER WALLPAPER What’s better than celebrating Halloween? Celebrating with a new wallpaper for your desktop, phone or tablet! Rock this monster-themed wallpaper for the month of October, featuring characters from my newest book for children, Rumpus on the Run: A Monster Look-n-Find Book, out October 15. DOWNLOAD THE WALLPAPER HERE! PRE-ORDER THE BOOK Want to … Continue reading

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MONSTER LOOK & FIND…DRAWN BY YOU!

COMMUNITY LOOK-N-FIND Earlier this year, when I started drawing my new Halloween book, Rumpus on the Run: A Monster Look-n-Find Book, I knew that I wanted to get people involved with the fun process of drawing and making a hidden object scene. I thought that it would be fun to invite people to draw their own … Continue reading

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OCTOBER BOOK GIVEAWAY!

WIN A SIGNED COPY Happy October, everyone! To celebrate Halloween and the upcoming release of my newest children’s book, Rumpus on the Run: A Monster Look-n-Find Book, I’ll be giving away 3 signed copies and 3 PDFs of the book! The book is filled with spooky-fun and cutesy-quirky monsters in 10 full-color imaginative scenes. (You … Continue reading

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24 Hours to Find The Rumpus!

Only 24 hours until my Monster Look-N-Find Book project ends! Be sure to let your family and friends know about the book before the project ends by making The Rumpus your profile pic and by sharing this tweet: CAN YOU SPOT THE RUMPUS on @Kickstarter? http://kck.st/15toJi5 by @jess_smiley

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