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How to Surprise a Dad As Told By Cora

20 June 2022

Check out this adorable video of How to Surpise a Dad completely reenacted by a fan!

Guest Author Storytime with Jean Reagan

09 February 2022
Guest Author Storytime with Jean Reagan | How to Welcome a New Baby

The King's English warmly welcomes bestselling children's book author Jean Reagan, for a Guest Author Storytime featuring her new picture book, How to Welcome a New Baby.

Brightly Storytime LIVE: Seasons Readings!

13 December 2021

If you missed the reading of How to Catch Santa read by author Jean Reagan, you can now watch and share it here!

How to Babysit A Grandma As Told By Cora

10 January 2019

Check out this adorable video of How To Babysit A Grandma completely reenacted by a fan!

How to Scare a Ghost Book Release

29 August 2018

Join author Jean Reagan for a special storytime featuring her new picture book, How to Scare a Ghost.

How to Get Your Teacher Ready Book Signing Event

28 August 2017
How to Get Your Teacher Ready Book Signing Event

Join local author, Jean Reagan, for a reading and signing of her newest picture book, How to Get Your Teacher Ready, at a special storytime.

Brightly Storytime: How to Get Your Teacher Ready

18 July 2017

Welcome to another installment of Brightly Storytime, our video series for young readers! Settle in and enjoy How to Get Your Teacher Ready, a new picture book written by Jean Reagan and illustrated by Lee Wildish that celebrates all that educators know and do for their students.

Library kids party brings best-selling writer

15 July 2017
Library kids party brings best-selling writer

Many of Jean Reagan’s best ideas for her books come directly from kids at her readings.

Reagan, a New York Times bestselling author, will be in the youth wing of Teton County Library at 11 a.m. Saturday to read from her new book, “How to Get Your Teacher Ready.” The library is located at 125 Virginian Lane.

Reagan’s reading is part of the Library Summer Fun Finale Party, which begins at 10 a.m. and is a celebration of the written word featuring plenty of family-friendly activities. It is free to attend.

HENRYHERZ.COM Children's & Fantasy/Sci-Fi Books Interview

30 April 2017
HENRYHERZ.COM Children's & Fantasy/Sci-Fi Books Interview

Jean Reagan is an award-winning picture book author from Salt Lake City, Utah. Her “HOW TO” series which started with HOW TO BABYSIT A GRANDPA and HOW TO BABYSIT A GRANDMA (illustrated by Lee Wildish), regularly makes the NYT Bestseller and the Indie Bestseller lists.

Jean Reagan Tips On How To Make Reading Fun

28 March 2017
Jean Reagan Tips On How To Make Reading Fun

You might wonder what expertise I have. Nope — I’m not a trained teacher. Rather, I personally struggled to learn how to read, and so did my son. Also, when my kids were little, I fussed at them more than I care to admit. But when we sat down on the couch with a stack of books, we entered a magical world together. All the “shoulds” melted away, and “time” became suspended.

Deseret News Family Write Up

26 March 2017
Deseret News Family Write Up

Though Utah author Jean Reagan started writing children's books in 2003, her first book was published in 2009. It centered on her son who died at the age of 19 from a drug overdose. He left behind a sister, his only sibling, and Reagan wanted to acknowledge her daughter's loss that often got ignored for the sake of her parents, she said in an interview with Ted Capener on KUED.

Jean Reagan Book Launch at The King's English Bookshop

14 March 2017
Jean Reagan Book Launch at The King's English Bookshop

Please join me at my book launch for HOW TO RAISE A MOM on April 1st (Saturday) at 11 AM at The King’s English Bookshop. (1511 South 1500 East, SLC)

Jean Reagan Skypes with Kennedy First-Graders

07 March 2017
Jean Reagan Skypes with Kennedy First-Graders

While traversing through the hiking trails of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, last summer, Kennedy Elementary School teacher Stephanie Marchant wasn't aware that the woman she would cross paths with just so happens to be a New York Times best-selling children's author.

Jean Reagan on Good 4 Utah

31 March 2016

Children's books author Jean Reagan joins us and tells her inspiration for her books as well as being a back-country volunteer in Grand Teton National Park.

Jean Reagan: 2015 National Book Festival

04 August 2015

Jean Reagan discusses "How to Surprise a Dad" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

Speaker Biography: Children’s book author Jean Reagan spent most of her childhood in Japan and currently lives in Salt Lake City. Since 2000, she has served as a seasonal backcountry volunteer in Grand Teton National Park.

Spotlight Interview with Jean Reagan

27 June 2015

Jean Reagan discusses "How to Surprise a Dad" at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.


Picture Book in Braille

18 May 2015

Jean Reagan shows us her book How to Babysit a Grandpa with Braille added to it.

Picture books for young children can also be written in Braille in a way so the sighted adult and the blind child can share the experience.

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Today's the "birthday" for How to Host a Sleepover, my fourth Step-into-Reading book. @leewildish @RHCBEducators @randomhousekids @KnopfBFYR @AndreaBrownLit When your friend gets homesick, what can you do?? Talk about pancakes until you fall asleep. :-)
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Look what's out today! Read it if you darn. Notice the subtitle: "Welcome to the funnest place around." Yikes! It's terrific. Just like all books by @LRGiles I bought it at @KingsEnglish @AndreaBrownLit

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