on the go


 Cincinatti
 
Book signing at Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinatti
 Book signing at Duke Energy Convention Center 


Book signing at Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinatti
 Book signing at Duke Energy Convention Center 


Mary speaking at Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinatti
 Mary speaking at the Christian Booksellers International Convention, June 28-30, 2017.  


 New York City
 
Book Expo autographing at Javits Convention Center, New York City
 Book Expo autographing at Javits Convention Center, New York City 

Book Expo autographing at Javits Convention Center, New York City
 Book Expo autographing at Javits Convention Center, New York City 

Book Expo autographing at Javits Convention Center, New York City
 Book Expo autographing at Javits Convention Center, New York City 

Mary worked with high school video students at Prince of Peace, Carrollton TX Mary read to first graders from the Hear Me Read series.
 Mary worked with high school video students at Prince of Peace, Carrollton TX and read to first graders from the Hear Me Read series. 


Two, three and four year olds liked the lift-a-flap book, Where Does Love Hide?
 Two, three and four year olds liked the lift-a-flap book, Where Does Love Hide? 


Look for My Easter Basket on the front display at Books A Million, as shown here in Brandon, FL.
 Look for My Easter Basket on the front display at Books A Million, as shown here in Brandon, FL. 


Mary attends the International Toy Fair at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City
 Each year, Mary attends the International Toy Fair at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. She says 2017 will be the year for entertainment-driven licensed toys. “Toys will follow the movies.” 


Mary took time from a recent vacation to tape a radio program with Jim and Martha Brangenberg.
 Mary took time from a recent vacation to tape a radio program with Jim and Martha Brangenberg. The hour-long show is scheduled to air April 14, 2017. 


Celebrating the release of her new title, God Made the Sun
 At the Christian Retailing convention in Cincinnati, Mary joins retailers from The Vine, Faith Church, Dyer, Indiana, celebrate the release of her new title, God Made the Sun. 

Celebrating the release of her new title, Faith Footprints with My Grandchild
 Mary has been a guest on hundreds of radio and television programs. Here she talks with Jeanne Dennis, host of Heritage of Truth TV, in a mobile studio set up in Cincinnati’s Duke Energy Convention Center during the Christian Retailing Convention. Here Mary promotes Faith Footprints with My Grandchild. 

Mary with Bob Crittenden, who hosts The Meeting House on the six stations of the Faith Radio network.
 Mary with Bob Crittenden, who hosts “The Meeting House” on the six stations of the Faith Radio network. 

Mary with best selling children’s author Rosemary Wells
 Mary, left, with award winning, best selling children’s author Rosemary Wells, right, at McCormick Place in Chicago. 

Mary with best selling children’s author Rosemary Wells
 Mary autographed copies of First Virtues at Book Expo America at McCormick Place in Chicago. Left, Dave Schroeder, VP Marketing, B & H and right, Brian Mitchell, Mary’s agent. 

 2016 Book Expo, Chicago
 
Mary autographed copies of First Virtues at Book Expo America in Chicago.
 Mary autographed copies of First Virtues at Book Expo America in Chicago. 

 2016 Book Expo, Chicago
 
Book Expo America in Chicago
 Mary with new releases, God Made the Moon and God Made the Sun, which were introduced at Book Expo America in Chicago. 

 2016 International Toy Fair, NYC
 
B&H Kids
 Mary attends the International Toy Fair each year in New York City to observe the latest trends and emerging themes that will impact children and their families. 

 2016 International Toy Fair, NYC
 
B&H Kids
 Mary and the B & H Kids publishing execs. gather at the International Toy Fair in New York City. 

Mary (front, left) serves on the Executive Board of ALOA, here at the fall, 2015 meeting in St. Paul, Minnesota.
 Mary (front, left) serves on the Executive Board of ALOA, here at the fall, 2015 meeting in St. Paul, Minnesota. 


 Book Expo America, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, NYC
 
National Book Expo
  Mary with summer 2015 releases: God Loves Kittens and God Loves Puppies. 

 Orlando Convention Center, July 1, 2015 
National Book Expo
  Retailers line up for advance copies of Mary’s newest titles, Thank you, God, for Puppies and Thank you, God, for Kittens.
The books release this fall.
 


 National Book Expo, Washington DC Convention Center
Sept. 27, 2014
 
National Book Expo


 Atlanta, GA : Christian Booksellers Association 
Book signing
  Mary was honored by the Christian Booksellers Association for 20 years of presenting “Trends in the Children’s Christian Market” at their international conventions. 


   
Book signing
  Dr. Dobson visited with Mary, who had served as a columnist for both Clubhouse and Clubhouse Jr. magazine during the Dobson years at Focus on the Family. (Shirley Dobson smiled for the camera, too.) 

Dr. Mary Manz-Simon
 International Christian Retailing Show in St. Louis
Dr. Mary Manz-Simon
  Standing room only crowd for the largest workshop at the International Christian Retailing Show 


 Orlando, FL 
Book signing
Another book signing
Mary speaks to groups from 50 to 5,000
  Mary speaks to groups from 50 to 5,000. 


 Twin Oaks, MO 
Twin Oaks, MO
Twin Oaks, MO
Twin Oaks, MO
  Mary autographs books for students at Twin Oaks Christian School 


 Orlando, FL 
Coal Township, PA
 Mary spoke to retailers at The Gathering Church Bookstores in Orlando 


 Coal Township, PA 
Coal Township, PA
Coal Township, PA
 For five years, Mary has been a long-distance pen pal for the first grade class of Mrs. Major at Our Lady of Lourdes School in Coal Township, Pennsylvania. Mary recently visited the current class. 


 New York City, New York 
New York City
 Mary visits with Dennis Shealy, Editorial Director of Golden Inspirational, at Random House in New York City. 


 Orlando, Florida 
Orlando, Florida
 Mary spoke at the Children's Pastors Conference at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort. 


 St. Louis, Missouri 
St. Louis, Missouri
 Fox News anchor Sandy Miller interviews Mary about "tweens." 


 Sioux Falls, South Dakota 
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
 Mary spoke to the 5,000 women attending the tri-annual convention of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League. 


 Atlanta, Georgia 
Atlanta, Georgia
 Mary spoke at the International Christian Retailing Show where she also autographed books for Christian bookstore personnel.  

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