Storytime with Summer
Summer McKenna, the amazing creator and voice behind the popular YouTube channel, Storytime with Summer, read The Only Me today on her channel. She did such a brilliant job bringing the story and characters to life. Check it out, and definitely share Summer’s YouTube channel with friends and family who enjoy children’s books. She truly […]
Announcing: Stella’s Brave Voice
Stella’s Brave Voice, my second children’s book, will also feature Stella and Paige, the set of fraternal twins we met in my first book, The Only Me.
The Children’s Book Review
In this lovely, first-person story about sisterhood, readers are encouraged to think about what it means to be yourself and value the things that make you unique – even when others can’t see past appearances. Stella and Paige are fraternal twins—that means they are twins, even though they don’t look alike. Stella loves her sister, […]
Kirkus Reviews Magazine
Kirkus Reviews Magazine listed The Only Me as one of the top indie books of 2022 in the December 15, 2022 edition. Less than 10% of indie authors are selected for this honor. I couldn’t be more thrilled!
Local Spotlight: Meet Marissa Bader, local children’s book author How does your book inspire parents and their children? I truly hope my book inspires parents to accept and honor their children for the unique individuals they are, and for children to embrace their individuality, recognize their incredible strengths (and realize how much they have to […]
A 5-star review from LitPick “When people think of twins, they often think of people who look and act alike. Some see twins as exactly the same person, but everyone is unique, no matter if they’re a twin or not. In this meaningful picture book, The Only Me, by Marissa Bader, we are introduced to […]
Kids Picture Book Review
Children’s Book Author Interview with Marissa Bader of “The Only Me” When did you become a children’s book author? Recently! The Only Me is my first children’s book, though I’ve been a writer for a very long time. Writing a children’s book has been a goal of mine ever since I was a little girl, however. Do […]
The Only Me on Fox 9 Good Day
I am so grateful to FOX 9 Good Day for having me on their show this morning to chat about The Only Me. I’m having such a wonderful time sharing the message that it’s so important to treat our children — and everyone! — as their own, unique people. We are all individuals with our […]
Fox 9 Good Day
A new children’s book is teaching kids about confidence and being themselves. Marissa Bader is the author of “The Only Me,” providing a great lesson as the school year begins.
New Children’s Book Shows How Twins Have Their Own Identities Marissa Bader has been writing and editing pieces on parenting for several years, but her latest writing covers a topic that hits very close to home: her three children, and in particular, her 6-year-old twin daughters. “I was working on an article last year about […]