Category Archives: children’s literature

Join the First Annual Wise Mullet Awards


Would your school like to participate in the first annual Wise Mullet Awards? The 2011/2012 school year marks the start of an exciting new program for third-graders promoting literacy, heritage and Character Ed in our Gulf Coast communities. Available for select school districts in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, this wonderful enrichment program begins the school year with an author visit from Timothy A. Weeks and ends with awards for one “Wise Mullet” in each third-grade class. It’s a great incentive to encourage wise behavior throughout the school year, while nurturing a love of reading and celebrating our unique Gulf Coast Heritage.

Call or email to see how your school can participate.
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Mountain Brook Writers’ Festival

Author Timothy A. Weeks and his wife, illustrator Lala Rascic, talk mullets and book magic with Max and Harry Evans of Brookwood Forest Elementary at the 2011 Mountain Brook Writer's Festival.

Timothy A. Weeks was one of four children’s authors participating in the annual Mountain Brook Writers’ Festival, hosted by the elementary schools of Mountain Brook, Alabama.

Beginning April 12, Weeks, along with wife and co-illustrator Lala Rascic, read and acted out Goldie’s Search for Silver at Brookwood Forest, Cherokee Bend and Mountain Brook Elementary on consecutive days, bringing the Gulf Coast into the classroom and nurturing a love of reading and inspiration for writing. Continue reading

Goldie’s Search for Silver makes Times-Picayune Christmas WISH LIST

Goldie’s Search for Silver was chosen by the Times-Picayune for its Christmas WISH list for kids gifts. It was the only children’s book selected by the New Orleans paper for its annual list and was accompanied by the following: “Hurricanes, redfish and Cajuns with cast nets populate this beautifully photographed, locally written book by Timothy A. Weeks.”
Times-Picayune online version

Wise Mullet exhibiting on the 2010 LAMP Tour

The Wise Mullet will be making his way across Louisiana as one of the exhibitors on the 2010 Louisiana Library & Media Professionals (LAMP) tour. The tour begins Monday, September 13, in Ruston and ends Friday, September 17, in Baton Rouge.

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Library Editions Now Available

Librarians, educators (and parents with book-battering children) – we’ve heard your requests over the years for a hardback edition that can handle lots of eager little hands. All three books in the Wise Mullet series are now available in hardback library binding. Beautifully produced by the Tuscaloosa Library Bindery, these books come with a five-year circulation guarantee. Available directly through Foolosophy Media for $20 a book, or $55 for the three-book series. Further discounts are available for libraries wanting multiple sets. Call 850-819-5623 or email mulletbooks@gmail.com to place your order now. Purchase orders are accepted.
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Gulf Coast Summer Library Tour

What a summer for the Wise Mullet! Author Timothy A. Weeks had one of his busiest months ever, making 35 presentations at 30 public libraries across four Gulf Coast states, along with readings at three summer camps and signings at six bookstores.

With the BP oil spill impacting the Gulf Coast, the Wise Mullet did his best to bring joy to boys and girls unable to enjoy fishing and the beach.

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Wise Mullet Journeys to North Carolina

The Wise Mullet is making his first ever trip to North Carolina. Author Timothy A. Weeks and illustrator Miss Jeanne will be sharing Goldie’s Search for Silver with over 2000 students at five schools in four days (April 20-23). The first stop is Kenansville Elementary on Tuesday, April 20, followed by Harrells Christian Academy on Wednesday. Thursday finds the Wise Mullet in Wilmington, stopping at St. Mark Catholic School for the morning and Saint Mary Catholic School in the afternoon. On Friday, students of Beulaville Elementary will experience the adventures of the Wise Mullet.
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