Announcing Mascot Books’ December Releases

Alligator Eggs: Sara’s Wildlife Adventure
The large female alligator wedged her way underneath
the airboat and the boat moved side to side as the water splashed all around them! Then there was silence. Everyone wondered the same thing, is she still there? Do we still have to get off this boat?






Bampa’s Bag
When children find out that someone they love very much has cancer, it is hard for them to know what this means and how to handle it. Join two grandchildren as they find a … read more

Announcing Mascot Books’ November Releases

A Comic Vision of Great Constancy
Since ancient times people have recognized a pattern of experience and a quality of mind that attend the survival and the prospering of individuals, their families, and their nations. They called the linking of these things wisdom. In addition, the ancients observed that wisdom belongs to everyone born into this world as an innate potential. For that potential to be realized, though, they understood that human beings require a structure to help them recognize an experience as the voice of wisdom. A Comic Vision argues that comedy provides that structure and … read more

Announcing Mascot Books’ October Releases

Albert and Alberta go to Washington: Take a trip with Albert and Alberta as they visit our nation’s capital in Washington, D.C. From soaring high above D.C. in Air Force One to dining with the President and First Lady and a state dinner, Albert and Alberta experience the ultimate D.C. tour.








Alfie the Allergic Alligator Goes to School: Alfie helps children learn about food allergies and how to cope with the diagnosis. Alfie experiences several emotions as he deals with starting school … read more

Announcing Mascot Books’ August Releases

Mascot Books is happy to announce the August releases! Take a look at what we’ve been working on this month: 

Chiqui Talks to Grandma: A colorful, magical journey of a little girl who has been faced with the loss of her Abuelita/Grandmother.

An Alphabet Book by Mrs. Gregory’s Kindergarten ClassAn Alphabet Book by Mrs. Gregory’s Kindergarten Class is about a teacher who asks each student in her class to come up with a person’s name and object for every letter of the alphabet.

Every Day is Sweeter: The true story of a couple … read more

Announcing Mascot Books’ July Releases

Mascot Books is very excited to announce the July releases! Check out what we’ve been up to this month:

Dylan the Frog: A little frog learns a valuable lesson about being the best he can be.

Bruiser’s Game Day Rules: Come along with Bruiser as he takes you through a game day filled with fun! Along the way, Bruiser teaches manners and good sportsmanship in the traditional Baylor University way!

Game Days in the Fall: Mississippi State University is the site for family, friends, and cowbell delight. From the game’s pageantry to tailgate fun, Game Days in theread more

Announcing Mascot Books’ June Releases

Mascot Books is very excited to announce the June releases! Check out what we’ve been up to recently:

Stinky Blinky: The only thing better than laughing gas is laughing at gas! Join Blinky as he dodges a real-life problem. It’s quite a hoot! (Or is it a toot?)

Big Bang as Told by Owl: Long ago, an owl told a story in the Algonquin Forest about how the universe formed from something called the Big Bang. The Wise Owl said, “Forces, particles, and waves shot out from the greatest explosion the universe had ever known. Atoms, the stars, and even our Earth followed!”

The Adventures ofread more

Announcing Mascot Books’ May Releases

Mascot Books is pleased to announce books hot off the press! Here’s what we’ve released in May:

Letters for Little Timmy Lee: An adventurous, interactive children’s book about a little boy’s imaginative journey while on his bus ride to school. His name is Little Timmy Lee and he discovers written letters that pop up in hidden places, starting at his bus stop. Follow Timmy as these mysterious letters guide him into his next adventure!








Journey of a Lion: One time while the lion was … read more

When it Comes to Media Coverage, Think and Act Locally

According to R.R. Bowker, there were 292,014 books published last year. That’s a lot of authors authoring a lot of books. Nearly all of those those authors, at some point, had visions of their work being featured by The New York Times,USATodayGood Morning America, and of course, Oprah. Getting that type of exposure is game changing. We’ve been fortunate over the years to have a few titles receive that type of national attention, but that’s not realistic for 99% of published works. 

A more attainable goal is coverage from your hometown paper, your local NBC affiliate, or a regional magazine. The best media outreach campaigns start … read more

The 2013 Mascot Books “Author of the Year” is…

We’re pleased to announce the 2013 Mascot Books Author of the Year. As in year’s past, this award recognizes superior achievement in storytelling, writing, and a demonstrated passion for literature. This year’s winner, Sherri Graves Smith, personifies these values and so much more.

Sherri is the creator and author of the Game Day Rules (GDR) children’s book series. GDR are licensed by collegiate and professional teams and encourage young readers to think about issues relating to character, civility, and sportsmanship. Visit Sherri’s website at for more information.

Sherri told us, “I want to help children enjoy their … read more