Author Archives: Erica Perl

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Author Voices, For Educators, Impact Stories

Why I Wanted to be An Author

When I was a little kid, I wanted to be an author because I wanted to find one of my books on the library shelves.  Seriously, that was my dream: a big “PE” (for PERL) sticker on the spine and everything.  While I must confess that… Read More
Impact Stories

One Cake, Two Cakes, Cat Cake, Hat Cake

Guess who has a supporting role in an upcoming episode of CAKE BOSS?  That’s right – First Book!  Newark Mayor Cory Booker and the Cat in the Hat worked alongside CAKE BOSS Buddy Valastro to help bring thousands of books to kids in Newark.  But concocting… Read More
Focus on First Book

First Book at the American Library Association Conference

One of the great things about working at First Book is how wonderfully supportive our many partners and friends are of the work we do.  We regularly hear from authors who say, “How can I support First Book’s efforts?”  So regularly, in fact, that we will be rolling out some… Read More