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May

07

We Are Going To Graceland!

Or, rather, it seems that we are there already. Friends of Need To Know Publishing sent us this picture from the Graceland gift shop. Needless to say, we are very excited. The truth is that the whole idea for the What Every Child Needs To Know series came from a trip to Graceland and the […]

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Apr

30

Ask A Librarian

We were very pleased to see a great write up on our books on the One Book, Two Books, Old Books, New Books blog of the Allen County Public Library (Fort Wayne, IN). Our goal in creating the What Every Child Needs To Know series of non-fiction board books was to provide a resource to help adults explain the grown-up […]

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Apr

17

NTKP and MTV

One of our goals in creating the What Every Child Needs To Know books was to help start conversations about difficult topics. Recently, we were able to do just that with Danica Davidson of MTV.com. Our conversation with her was wonderful, as is the article she wrote. She framed the interview around advice for young people […]

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Apr

01

Recapping Our Phoenix Launch Party (Spoiler Alert: Elvis Was There)

We held our inaugural book launch party last week in downtown Phoenix to celebrate our first three titles. Thank you to everyone who attended and who helped to make the event a success. A special note: The evening would not have been possible without the good folks at PHXBikeLab who donated their great cycling collective […]

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Mar

21

Our First News Story!

The first ever news story on Need To Know Publishing came out today in the Phoenix New Times.  Although the story – “Need To Know Publishing to Host Inaugural Book Launch Party in Phoenix” – ostensibly focuses on our book launch event next week, I think Katie Johnson did a fantastic job of capturing the Need To Know […]

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Mar

19

Spotted: Our Actual Books On Actual Shelves!

It is now officially official: our Spring 2014 books are out! They have been shipping from online retailers (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million) for a week or so. But today we had our first shelf sighting, and it was an amazing one…the Coffee book is prominently displayed in the MoMA gift shop in New York […]

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Mar

12

Books Are Now Shipping!

We are happy to report that our first three titles, What Every Child Needs To Know About Elvis Presley, What Every Child Needs To Know About Coffee, and What Every Child Needs To Know About Cancer, are now in stock and shipping from the major online book retailers (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million). Also, copies […]

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Feb

04

Talking About Cancer

Today is World Cancer Day, an annual commemoration aimed at raising cancer awareness. The non-profit organization that launched World Cancer Day several years ago, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), has set forth 4 myths about cancer that are designed to address common misconceptions: 1. We don’t need to talk about cancer. 2. There […]

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Jan

29

We Have Books!

Milestones here at Need To Know Publishing are bittersweet. We are unbelievably excited to be holding physical copies of our first books. However, these three books are a painful reminder that Need To Know Publishing started off as three. Three partners. Three co-authors. Three dads. Three close friends. We miss Robert. What Every Child Needs […]

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Jan

28

Exercise Increases Life Expectancy…For Cancer Patients

Results of a study of over 1,000 men with cancer show that regular exercise is associated with longer life expectancy. Researchers from Harvard Medical School and the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine found that men with higher levels of physical activity (such as walking, stair climbing, and participation in sports and recreational activities) had […]

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