The Chronicle: Author’s books let kids become the illustrators

by Claire Galvin, Chronicle Staff Writer “A local author is using his experience as a teacher, and as a father, to craft interactive and customizable books for children. Mike Sposito, of Columbia, recently self-published his second book, Zagg & the Planetary Defenders, geared for ages 9-12. The book features an interactive storyboard design — theContinue reading “The Chronicle: Author’s books let kids become the illustrators”

Spowerks Launches New Book: Zagg & the Planetary Defenders!

New Book Encourages Imagination, Storytelling and Art In the interest of helping kids explore imagination through storytelling and art, local author and educator Mike Sposito presents Zagg & the Planetary Defenders, the second in a series of Spowerks Storyboard books. Prose and poetry combine in this new book designed for kids ages 9-12, who areContinue reading “Spowerks Launches New Book: Zagg & the Planetary Defenders!”

Indie Author Day!

This coming Saturday, October 13th, from 12-3, at Manchester Public Library, I will be on a panel to discuss my experiences as an independent author and publisher.  Please come by and support this event. It is the first of its kind at Manchester Public Library, and the authors speaking there will have their books forContinue reading “Indie Author Day!”

Aliens to Invade The Children’s Museum in West Hartford on October 6th 9-4pm!

This Saturday, October 6th, from 9-4pm The Children’s Museum in West Hartford is hosting me to sell my new book, Zagg and the Planetary Defenders! A portion of my proceeds will go to The Children’s Museum, so swing by, buy a few copies and spend a few hours with your kids at this gem ofContinue reading “Aliens to Invade The Children’s Museum in West Hartford on October 6th 9-4pm!”

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center-Thank You!

  Yesterday was awesome! I got to spend the day with some amazing kids at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (CCMC) in Hartford, CT. We read some pages of my new book Zagg and the Planetary Defenders, did some drawing, and talked about the power of imagination, writing and art. Nothing is more inspiring to me thanContinue reading “Connecticut Children’s Medical Center-Thank You!”

Local Educator Publishes New Book to Promote Literacy and Art Skills

Columbia resident Mike Sposito has worked in education for over a decade. His love for teaching and learning is brought to life in his new book, A Horse Named Thunder, hitting bookshelves in October. But this is not your typical book — half of its pages are blank. Half of the pages in A HorseContinue reading “Local Educator Publishes New Book to Promote Literacy and Art Skills”

Book Release with Connecticut Farmland Trust

Saturday, October 14, 2017 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Mitchell Farm 300 East Haddam Road (Route 82) Salem, CT 06420 http://www.ctfarmland.org. Please call (860) 247-0202 x223 or email bdunlap@ctfarmland.org to RSVP. We need a head count for snacks and for books to pass out to children. Family-Friendly Children’s Book Reading and Launch Party for AContinue reading “Book Release with Connecticut Farmland Trust”

Book Launch Event: A Horse Named Thunder

Please bring your child and join us for the launch of A Horse Named Thunder on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Mitchell Farm Equine Retirement, Inc. in Salem, CT. The event will feature a reading of the story, some activities for the kids and a “Meet the Author” opportunity. A free signed copy of theContinue reading “Book Launch Event: A Horse Named Thunder”