Inspiring Children - One Word at a Time

Meet Mary

Author and Educator Mary Bleckwehl will Spark your Students’ Creativity!

Whether you are planning a family literacy night, a young writer/artist conference, a school author visit or anything for the reading community-I would love to partner with you to inspire kids along their own literacy journey!

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Do you mind if I drop in at your school? My greatest thrill is to share my passion for turning dreams into reality with young people. I would be honored to come to your school, classroom, or any place where dreamers and book lovers rule!

My Books

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A tale of friendship, empathy and a LOT of hair! –There’s not much Claire’s hair can’t do. It’s a jump rope, it ties up bad guys, and only needs washing once a year! But can her wild and wacky tresses make her best friend laugh again?

Illustrated By: Sara Weingartner

A humorous dose of healthy eating advice–What’s a kid to do when they get the hungries? Munch on some broccoli or dig into a heap of fries? Henry loves his junk food but finds he’s not the only one–it’s ‘Henry to the Rescue’ time!

Illustrated By: Brian Barber

Late for school, late for school, what’s a kid to do?–Do you have a big bad wolf waiting in your school office every time you’re late? Henry does. Or does he? An unexpected surprise.

Illustrated By: Brian Barber


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School Visits

St. Francis of Assisi School – Rochester MN – March 21, 2019

Woodson Kindergarten Center – Austin MN – March 25, 2019

Sumner Elementary – Austin MN – March 27, 2019

GFW Elementary School – Gibbon MN – March 28, 2019

Riverview Elementary – Farmington MN – April 8, 2019

St. Paul Academy – St. Paul MN – April 18, 2019

Christina Huddleston Elementary School – Lakeville MN – May 6, 2019

Waterville Elementary – Waterville MN – May 7, 2019

Other Events

Rosemount Writers Festival – Steeple Center, Rosemount MN – March 23, 2019, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

MN State Girls BB All-Star Games/clinics-Guest Author – Carleton College, Northfield MN – April 13, 2019, 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Young Artist Young Author Conference – Rochester MN – May 21, 2019 - May 23, 2019, All Day