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My New Book is #1!!
« on: August 31, 2008, 09:47 PM »
Update-Oct 29-I was just informed that my book will be #1 on the NYTimes Bestseller's list on November 9!

Update Oct 27---the New York Post wrote this article about me.  Am I really that ugly?

http://www.nypost.com/seven/10272008/news/regionalnews/teachers_gig_goon_lighting_135459.htm

Sept. 18-the book is still moving.  It will be #7 this weekend.  It's available in Target now.  In the book section there is a "Book Marked for Kids" endcap,  it's right at the bottem, next to Seinfeld's book! And I know you guys are all in Target at least once a day week.

Update, Sept 3.  I was just informed that my book will be #8 on next weekend's (Sept 14) New York Times Bestseller's List for Children's Books!  I've been working towards this day since 1993!!!---

This falls into the "Tooting My Own Horn" catagory...

My new book, "Goodnight Goon: A Petrifying Parody" is starting to hit stores.  It's a monster flavored, page-by-page, send up of "Goodnight Moon."  It will be in stores everywhere.  In fact, Target has put it in their "Book Marked for Kids" program and it will have a special endcap towards Halloween.



It's a great read alound, and it's even got a few Star Wars nods in it!  Feel free to e-mail me if you have any questions or would like to get a signed copy!  It's also available from amazon, of course.---Mike Rex

http://www.amazon.com/Goodnight-Goon-Petrifying-Michael-Rex/dp/0399245340/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1220233739&sr=1-1
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Re: My New Book is Out!
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2008, 09:54 PM »
Congratulations; that's great!  Really cool.
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Re: My New Book is Out!
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2008, 10:51 PM »
Congratulations!
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Re: My New Book is Out!
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2008, 11:14 PM »
Congrats on the new book.  :)

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Re: My New Book is Out!
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2008, 11:17 PM »
Very cool, congrats!  I'll have to keep an eye out for it locally.

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Re: My New Book is Out!
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2008, 11:25 PM »
That's awesome. Congratulations! :)
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Re: My New Book is Out!
« Reply #6 on: September 1, 2008, 12:00 AM »
That is so cool.  Congratulations.

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Re: My New Book is Out!
« Reply #7 on: September 1, 2008, 07:43 AM »
Congratulations Mike!  Good Night Moon has always been a favorite in our household.  We'll definitely keep an eye out for it.  :)
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Re: My New Book is Out!
« Reply #8 on: September 1, 2008, 10:22 AM »
Congrats, Mike!   :)

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Re: My New Book is Out!
« Reply #9 on: September 1, 2008, 10:28 AM »




It's a great read alound, and it's even got a few Star Wars nods in it! 

You mean, like, Yoda outside the window, the Opee under your name, and the Hutt in the fireplace?   :D

Congrats!
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Re: My New Book is Out!
« Reply #10 on: September 1, 2008, 12:25 PM »
Darn. Our library doesn't have it yet.
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Re: My New Book is Out!
« Reply #11 on: September 2, 2008, 08:19 AM »
Get the DCPI and we can all bug our local Targets to bring something else other than Star Wars toys out of the back room!

Congrats Mike, it looks like fun!
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Re: My New Book is A BESTSELLER!
« Reply #12 on: September 3, 2008, 10:41 PM »
Big Big Bump!
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Re: My New Book is A BESTSELLER!
« Reply #13 on: September 3, 2008, 10:46 PM »
#8! Wow man, that's is quite an accomplishment. Kudo's Mike, hope it goes higher.  :)

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Re: My New Book is A BESTSELLER!
« Reply #14 on: September 3, 2008, 10:55 PM »
Wow!  That is ubercool MIke, congrats on the fine work.  My boys loved Goodnight Moon and I'll make sure to pick up a copy, they'll dig that I know the author :)