Warning: Adam Lehrhaupt’s Debut Picture Book Is Going to Make You Laugh

Robin Newman did this wonderful interview on her blog “Let’s Talk Books” and I wanted to share it with all of you.

I am thrilled to interview the super funny and wildly creative, Adam Lehrhaupt, today.


Adam has traveled to six continents, performed on Broadway, and lived on a communal farm.  He firmly believes that opening a book is a good thing, even if there are monkeys in it.  Adam lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA, with his wife, two sons, and two of the most bizarre little dogs that you will ever meet.  In his spare time, Adam does a bit of writing.  His writing spans multiple styles, from poetry to fiction to nonfiction, and is primarily geared towards children.  Adam’s first book, Warning: Do Not Open This Book! (illustrated by Matthew Forsythe, Simon & Schuster), is coming out on August 27, 2013.

Adam, thanks so much for taking the time to do this interview.

My pleasure, Robin.  Happy to be here.  For some reason I feel like that should…

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Be A Famous Writer

Mrs. P…from the fabulous website http://www.mrsp.com is hosting her 5th annual Be-A-Famous-Writer contest for grades K-4.  Beginning in September, your child’s teacher can enter for the classroom.  So if you have a child who loves to tell or write stories, now is the perfect time to have some of those stories published on Mrs. P’s web page. Her site is also filled with stories to read and listen to.  Mrs. P reads some of her favorites in her own unique way.  Be sure to check out her site for the full details.  Happy writing!