Bad Dad by Derek Munson

Bad Dad by Derek Munson


Award Winning Author, Derek Munson,Celebrates Bad Dad Release with Storytime at Third Place Books

Family Friendly Book Reading Event June 6, 2014, at 10am

Lake Forest Park, Wash.—May 20, 2014— Award winning author Derek Munson is celebrating Father’s Day and the release of his new book, Bad Dad, with a book reading and signing at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park, Washington, on June 6, 2014, at 10am.
“Bad Dad is a fun picture book about a good dad who loves to play with his kids,” said Munson. “And sometimes, Dad loses sight of his other responsibilities.” The book, released on February 28, is published by Cannonball Books, and is illustrator Melody Wang’s first book for children.

ABOUT – Derek Munson
Derek Munson works as a writer, speaker and all-around daydreamer.  Like the dad in his new book, Bad Dad, Munson’s current hobbies include playing with his kids, avoiding his household responsibilities and crashing on his mountain bike.  He lives in Bellingham, Washington, with his wife Suzanne, their daughter Abby, son Zack, and Roger the family dog. 
For the past 13 years, Derek has presented his writing workshops and school assemblies to more than 100,000 kids throughout the United States and abroad. His award-winning book, Enemy Pie, is a perennial favorite in libraries across the globe, and was recently selected by Reading Rainbow’s Levar Burton as his favorite picture book for boys.
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ABOUT – Bad Dad
Munson’s new book, Bad Dad, has been nominated as an honoree for the Benjamin Franklin Award. The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards include fifty-five categories recognizing excellence in book editorial and design, and are regarded as one of the highest national honors for independent publishers. The Awards are administered by the Independent Book Publishers Association, with help from over 160 book publishing professionals including librarians, bookstore owners, reviewers, designers, publicity managers, and editors. Bad Dad is guaranteed a silver medal.  The gold medal winner will be announced on May 28, 2014.


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