Lisa Yee (lisayee) wrote,

Rad Dads and Me

I have a series about a fourth grade boy named Bobby Ellis-Chan. His father is an ex-NFL football player turned SAHD (stay at home dad).

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So imagine my delight when I received a letter from Jason Sperber, a SAHD/blogger who ldentified with the dad in the books!

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We've become friends and not long ago I was invited to be a special guest at Skylight books in Los Angeles for an awesome event celebrating the release of RAD DAD: DISPATCHES FROM THE FRONTIERS OF FATHERHOOD . . .

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(That's Jason with anthology author/editor Tomas Moniz and Mista Cookie Jar.)

Tomas was up first and told us about the anthology, then read. As you can see, there was a totally kid-friendly vibe in bookstore . . .

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Next was Jason and he read a very heartfelt essay . . .

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(Here's Jason's blog about the event.)

When it was my turn, I read from BOBBY THE BRAVE (SOMETIMES) . . .
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The icing on the cake as when Mista Cookie Jar sang and the kids began to dance with Peepy

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Peepy was thrilled when she serenaded . . .

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What a blast!

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I was honored to be a Rad Dad for the night!!!

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Disclaimer: No proofreaders were harmed (or even used) in the creation of this blog.

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