Book Lover’s Corner: “Ava and Pip”

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(WTNH)– Author Carol Weston talks about her new book “Ava and Pip.”

Celebrated Children’s Author and Advice Columnist’s new novel tackles siblings, compassion and the power of language.

She also discusses:

•    How to raise a reader
•    Easy ways to coax shy kids out of their shells
•    Sibling rivalry and how parents can avoid playing favorites (even when one child needs—or commands—more attention)
•    Lessons learned from being a “Dear Abby” for two decades

Carol Weston is an award-winning author, advice columnist and interviewee extraordinaire. A summa cum laude Yale graduate, she earned her M.A. in Spanish from Middlebury, and has been a guest on many national TV shows including Today, Oprah and The View.  Weston and her husband have two grown daughters and live on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Her most recent book, Ava and Pip, which the New York Times Book Review calls “a love letter to language” that “perfectly captures the complexities of sisterhood,” is a summer Book-of-the-Month Club selection.  The sequel, Ava and Taco Cat, will be out in April 2015.

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