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Jaenet Guggenheim's long-awaited children's books and our second and third ebooks - The Fussy Little Butterfly and The Fussy Little Butterfly Goes Outside and The Fussy Little Butterfly Gusts to the Cafe are now available on her website
devoted to Jaenet's unpublished stories.



Look, Roger, It's Florence!

Join Roger, his amazing Aunt Janet, and D'Art the Dog on a magical Italian journey in to creativity and the wonder and joy of childhood!


Colton & Nevada At The Farm

Colton and his best friend, Nevada, have a fantastic and mythical day on their incredible farm!

the radio show for children

Aunt Agatha and Andy have returned
with our weekly radio show for children!

Listen LIVE! Saturday at 7:00am on KSFR 101.1 FM Santa Fe

We will read stories and play music, just like before, and Andy will read a chapter or two each week from his favorite book.
Claudette Sutton of Tumbleweeds will tell us what is happening
each week in Santa Fe for children.

We will continue to have guests who will read to us
and talk to us about their favorite subjects.



We hope you will join us EVERY Saturday morning
and sing along with the famous birthday song.


The Fussy Little Butterfly Goes Outside

... being Volume 2, in which our butterfly hero finds herself OUTSIDE...


The Fussy Little Butterfly

The Fussy Little Butterfly, the story of a sometimes petulant critter (aren't we all?) and its stalwart guardian who we never see except for her blue eyes, is a charming gentle mystery. The solving of the mystery is an important tip for children on how to care for their own live butterflies, and perhaps all living creatures.


Mickey's Balloon

Valori Herzlich's newest book: Mickey's Balloon is a charming story about Mickey getting up early on his birthday to go to the balloon fiesta.

My Best Ever Grandpa

A perfect book to read side by side with your grandchildren,
after a day of being the best ever Grandpa!
Kids and Grandpas alike will delight in recognizing themselves
while sharing these pictures and rhymes.

The Four Friends

Come along with Oz, Camilla, Sophie, and Toby as they go on a little adventure and sing to the moon. The black and white drawings are for you to color as you wish!


JNG Cartoons by Jaenet Newell Guggenheim

This is a brand new book of cartoons that Jaenet drew in 1994.
Horses, birds, butterflies, and a myriad of other characters
talk to each other about things that matter, like new shoes
and the weather.



Azro Press, founded in 1997, is a small publishing company located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Azro Press is devoted to bringing to life the works of authors and illustrators of the Southwest. We publish illustrated children's books for ages 2 to 6, easy readers for ages 5 to 8, and fiction and non-fiction for older children and young adults. Azro Press is in the vanguard of publishers of children's picture books in Santa Fe.


We love all artists and writers of children's books very much. However, we have received so many subsmissions that we can barely get in the door of our office. At the moment, we cannot accept any new submissions. Please do not send us any of your fabulous work at this time, but do continue to visit this web site for updates about this situation.

Our guidelines: We really only consider manuscripts with Southwestern settings and themes written and illustrated by people who live in the Southwest. If you feel you must send us something to read, please do the following:

Put a word count on the first page.

Send your manuscript with an SASE big enough to accomodate your manuscript if you want it back. If you do not send a large enough SASE, we will not return it.

Or send a #10 SASE if you want to receive a letter from us without the return of your manuscript.

It would be helpful to indicate the following: age of child you are writing for and where you think you could sell your book. Remember, school teachers and librarians love to have you come and read but they probably will want you to leave the book for free.

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