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- Oracle Award Winner - National Storytelling Association (2013)
MyLinda Butterworth is the recipient of the Oracle Award for Service & Leadership in the Southeast Region.
- Maryland Storytelling Summit
(June 2011) Workshop presenter.
- Just In Time for the Holidays
(November 2007) Ancient Art of Paper Cutting Made Fresh Again. Grandma's Magic Scissors is magic and it shows by the number of awards this book has won. But now is the time to start putting those scissors to work and make holiday magic.
- Pirate Treasure Vacation Adventure Named "Best Florida Book"
(November 2007) Bowleg's Bounty is more than just a vacation adventure it is a pirate adventure and Florida Publishers Associations newest recipient of the President's Book Award for 2007.
- 2007 President's Book Awards Announced
(October 2007) Grandma's Magic Scissors by Linda S.Day and Bowleg's Bounty by Joseph Kropp both won honors for their books from the Florida Publishers Association at their annual meeting.
- Westerns are Fun: Reviving Up the Past
(January 31, 2007) Westerns have always been centered around the classic American story itself, that of taming the west. New books like Hickok's Gold by Joseph Kropp take us on adventures across the Black Hills and introduce us to real life characters like Wild Bill Hickok.
- Magic Scissors on the Loose
(September 2006) Grandma has been sighted again in airports, schools and stages from Los Angeles to New York, and from Denver to Orlando. Her flowered hat and cane, with ribbons flying, is headed off to tell stories in the schools or do concerts at Book Festivals. Her book Grandma's Magic Scissors ...
- Book Nominated for National Awards
(May 2006) The book Grandma’s Magic Scissors: Paper Cutting from A-Z has been nominated for the prestigious ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year Award in the Craft/How-to category. This honor ...
- Former Resident Gives Benefit Performances for Grant Elementary School
(September 2005) When Linda S. Day decided to return to Long Beach for her 50 year Jordan High School class reunion she thought it would be "fun to give back to the city that raised her." So on Friday, September 9th, Day who is affectionately known as Grandma will arrive at Grant Elementary School in her large flowered hat and oversized apron to do a daylong benefit performance for her old elementary school.
- Hidden WWII Diary to be introduced by Local Author
(February 2006) Jay Coffman took a big risk in keeping a diary during his time as an infantryman in the South Pacific during World War II. Living in a combat zone during the war meant that it was a court martial offense to keep a diary, yet Jay wrote of his experiences on scraps of paper and hid them in his personal effects.
- Highlighted Title
(September 2005) For nearly 2000 years people have been creating art with only scissors and paper. Hans Christian Anderson used to use paper cutting to help tell his stories but the practice slipped away—till now. Grandma’s Magic Scissors: Paper Cutting from A-Z by Linda S. Day (ISBN 1-890905-68-2, $14.95) puts stories and paper cutting back together again. The result is pure magic.
- Harry Potter Doesn't Have the Corner on Magic
(August 2005) Harry Potter may be a wizard in training but Linda S. Day a.k.a. Grandma has got magic within her scissors which when met with a piece of paper creates art.
- Book Review: The Monster Run
(August 2005) Boomer Times and Senior Life review MyLinda Butterworth's new book 'The Monster Run.'
- Grandma Caught Being A Cut-Up
(July 2005) Grandma a.k.a. Linda S. Day was recently caught with her hands ensnared in a pair of scissors as she turned a single piece of paper into a butterfly garden. It seems that Grandma has found a way to keep children of all ages mesmerized with the ancient art of paper cutting as she tells stories in the schools.
- WWII Trivia Challenge
(May 2005) To commemorate Armed Forces Day this May 21, try to answer the following questions about WWII. These questions and answers are taken from new book: Under Wraps by Jay Coffman with Tom Fulks.
- Pirates on the Emerald Coast
(March 2005) Bowlegs’ Bounty, the debut novel from author Joseph Kropp, is now available. What child wouldn’t jump at the chance to jump aboard a pirate ship in search of treasure? That’s what Tip and Tap do – the allure of Billy Bowlegs famed treasure draws them aboard for a ride they’ll never forget.
- iParenting Media Announces Award-winning Products
(November 2004) iParenting Media announces an exceptional list of award-winning products for its Great Holiday 2004 Call for Entry, during which we evaluated truly unique items ranging from high-tech toys, bed tents and science experiments to cutting edge software, children’s magazines and even healthy snacks.
- Authors Promote Their Books
(September 2002) Southeast Booksellers Association hosts a conference where MyLinda Butterworth was promoting her book.
- Disturbance on the St. John's River Concerns Bug Lovers
(October 2002) The deep pitched voice of a rana catesbeiana has been heard quite loudly in certain areas of the St. John’s river of late. Og, as he is known in the bog community has been chasing three true bugs named: Hughie, Louie and Geezer in an attempt to consume them to satisfy his large appetite.
- Going to Great Lengths to give LOCKS OF LOVE
(August 2000) Noon Friday, August 18th at Friends Hair Design in Winter Springs author MyLinda Butterworth* and her daughter’s best friend Laila Grigley (age 6 1/2) are getting a hair cut. While this doesn’t seem like such a big deal to most people it is a gift of love. MyLinda‘s pitch-black hair hangs several inches past her waist and her petite sidekick Laila’s long blond curly hair is also past her waist.
- Author Tells How To (Still) Have An Old Fashioned Christmas
(November 1997) Everyone wants an old-fashioned Christmas. They want home-made Christmas cards, stockings by the chimney, a popcorn and cranberry strung Christmas tree, and a huge roast and ham dinner. What many people get instead is a television-directed Christmas with smaltzy feelings and too much candy.
- 2001 President's Book Award Winners Announced
2001 President's Book Award Winners Announced. For Health's Sake: A Cancer Survivor's Cookbook wins award for Best Non-Fiction book. http://www.bookflash.com/releases/100481.html
- Keep 'Em Busy
(October 2001) Book stores are full of children's and sports activitiy books. Finally! Here's one primarily for adults--with a section for kids and special events.
- Disease Gave New Direction To Her Life - Orlando Sentinel (2000)
- You Can Prevent Cancer
(September 2000) Most of us want to eat better but are afraid to make major changes in our eating habits. What if making moderate changes in what you eat could help prevent disease … you would give it a try wouldn't you?
- Florida Author Celebrates 20 Cancer Free Years
(August 1999) After two decades of cancer free living, the author sets pen to paper to share her personal story and more than 200 low-fat, low-sugar, high flavor recipes and pages of nutritional information that will open your eyes to a world of food health.