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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devoted to Jaenet's unpublished stories.



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.


September 24: Barbara Murphy and Miguel Lost and Found

October 1: Hester Bass and Seeds of Freedom

October 8: Live at KSFR

October 15: TBA

October 22: Elaine Pinkerton Coleman with the newly revised edition of Santa Fe On Foot

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


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.

Colores de Albuquerque

Sid's newest book, with CD. Colores de Albuquerque is a coloring book that follows the song... It includes cactuses, salsa music, spinning skirts and the rodeo that comes to town. Not to mention Native American culture and the sun soaked adobe of the Southwest.
Enjoy coloring his musical images!

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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