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Book Giveaway! Long Road to the Circus by Betsy Bird

Enter to win a bound copy of my upcoming middle grade debut LONG ROAD TO THE CIRCUS, illustrated by David Small!

The Cover Reveal of Long Road to the Circus by Betsy Bird, ill. David Small

The cover reveal and the story behind the book. Where do authors get their ideas? Here’s one answer.

Long Road to the Circus (by Betsy Bird) 7-Day Cover Reveal: Day Seven!

Sidesaddle, as a form of riding, is a bit peculiar. Considered a more “ladylike” way of riding, watching it in action can be a bit terrifying. Here, I’ll show you what I mean.

Long Road to the Circus (by Betsy Bird) 7-Day Cover Reveal: Day Six!

Generally speaking, if you want to ride a homicidal ostrich, you need to take some precautions. And what could be simpler than this method?

Long Road to the Circus (by Betsy Bird) 7-Day Cover Reveal: Day Five!

Many of the images I shared with you this week had a lot of flash and pizzazz. Today’s is quieter.

Long Road to the Circus (by Betsy Bird) 7-Day Cover Reveal: Day Four!

Today’s picture depicts the scene where the Madame is showing Gaucho who is in charge. Because even a tall ball of feathers knows when he’s beat.

Long Road to the Circus (by Betsy Bird) 7-Day Cover Reveal: Day Three!

“Horses may have souls, but ostriches? They do not. No more than giant chickens would.” Gaucho takes center stage again as I continue to count down to my final cover reveal!

Long Road to the Circus (by Betsy Bird) 7-Day Cover Reveal: Day Two!

Today, I’d like you to meet one of the heroes of my book. Many of the characters in it are based on real people. And, in one case, a real bird. An ostrich, to be precise, so ornery that he made dinosaurs look peaceful in comparison.

Long Road to the Circus (by Betsy Bird) 7-Day Cover Reveal: Day One!

Why do a single cover reveal when you can lead up to it for a week? Starting today I’m revealing interior spot art for my novel Long Road to the Circus, illustrated by David Small.