Behind the Scenes with Designer Catt Cates

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In this installment of our Behind the Scenes, please meet graphic designer Catherine Cates. Catt joined Black Rabbit in February 2017, and immediately joined in on our hi jinx. Here's a short interview with Catt...

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Where the Magic Hoppens

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In this Behind-the-Scenes installment, we wanted to show you where we hop to every day—our rabbit hutch, if you will. We live on the prairie in south central Minnesota. (As you can see from the picture, wild prairie flowers actually bloom in front of our beautiful building...

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Behind the Scenes with Designer Grant Gould

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In this installment of Behind the Scenes, meet Grant Gould. Grant started with BRB in June 2016 with big dreams and a sense of humor that never quits. He and editor Marysa quickly discovered a deeply shared admiration for Nicolas Cage, and no one in the office has stopped laughing since...

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Behind the Scenes with Photo Researcher Omay Ayres

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Today, please meet Omay! She is responsible for finding and licensing all the fantastic images we use in our books. To say she has to be detailed is an understatement. A single book can use up to 50 images!

Q: Tell me a little bit about yourself...

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Behind the Scenes with Art Director Michael Sellner

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In this peek behind the curtain, we'd like to introduce our art director, Mike Sellner. Mike leads BRB's graphics team with his passion for making great books and his unsurpassed talent in bringing words to life with pictures and illustrations.

Q: Tell me a little bit about yourself...

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Behind the Scenes with Editor Marysa Storm

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We thought it might be fun to let you peek behind the curtain and see who makes the awesome books here at Black Rabbit. To start off this Behind the Scenes series, please meet editor Marysa Storm. Marysa started at Black Rabbit in July 2016...

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Introducing ... Hi Jinx!

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Here at BRB, we believe every single child has the ability to become an awesome reader. By meeting struggling readers where they are, we can inspire, encourage, and grow their young minds.

Our mission, and our promise, is to provide the very best books for struggling readers...

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BRB Launches Bolt Imprint

Black Rabbit Bolt Books

Bolt books provide an innovative approach to school/library nonfiction, combining leveled text for struggling readers with dynamic page layouts and infographics that appeal to ALL readers. "Reluctant readers need on-ramps to get them reading," says Jen Besel publisher of Black Rabbit Books. "What we've created with Bolt are books that cover topics kids love in a package any kid can succeed with...

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Welcome to Our New Site!

Thank you for visiting our new website. We're glad you're here! Take a spin around, and see what great things BRB has for your readers.

Our Bolt imprint is a unique brand of hi/lo nonfiction...

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