RAYMOND BEAN BOOKS & STORIES IN THE NEWS!

THE ALIENS ARE COMING!

My Amazon Rapids series ALIEN INVASION was featured in this WIRED article!

Amazon Rapids App Launch

"To build out the app, Amazon worked with a large group of children's book authors, including fourth grade teacher Raymond Bean -- author of "Sweet Farts." His books frequently land on Amazon's top 100 books list for children." -CNN 

Benji Franklin Series Release

"This book is the best cartoon that Hanna-Barbera never made." -KIRKUS

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"If Benji had had a TV show back in the 1970s, fans would be fighting over his toys right now on eBay. " -KIRKUS

Check out this article about how to get boys to read.

I was excited to be interviewed by the Associate Press to talk about writing for kids. The article ran in over 50 news outlets around the world. It included interviews with James Patterson, John Scieszka & yours truly.

Amazon Announces Rapids - A Playful Approach to Reading for Today’s Connected Kids

 “Having been a teacher for over a decade, I’ve learned to write stories in a way that compels kids to dive in and the Amazon Rapids format is a perfect way to make that happen,” said Raymond Bean, best-selling children’s author.  

-SLJ

Check out this article on getting reluctant readers to read!

"I never thought I'd be the sort of mom to buy a book called "Sweet Farts" for my child. I never thought I'd invest in a series called "Dumb Bunnies." I recently purchased both for Christmas. 

-SUSAN CARPENTER 

L.A. TIMES