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Visiting Grades 1, 2, & 4 at Baker School

I visited Baker School in Brookline, MA, and here’s how it was reported in the school’s “Peek of the Week”. Thanks to the teachers and readers at Baker school! 🙂

Mark Peter Hughes at Baker School

Celebration time…

Sent the completed manuscript of Lemonade Mouth 2 (Lemonade Mouth Puckers Up) to my editor today. Celebration time!

Lemonade Mouth Puckers Up.

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Upcoming events Oct-Dec 2011:

Mark will be appearing on the following dates in Oct-Dec 2011:

Oct 12: ASTAL Book Bash, Providence, RI
Oct 26: Hillside Elementary School Literary Night, Needham, MA
Oct 29: Encore Events – New England Society of Childrens Book Writers & Illustrators, 12:45, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI
Nov 2: The Rashi School, Dedham, MA
Nov 4: Abbot School, Westford, MA
Nov 5: Foundation for Children’s Books
Nov 7: John Crisafulli School, Westford, MA
Nov 10:  Norman E Day Elementary School, Westford, MA
Nov 16-17: Fieldstone Middle School, Montvale, NJ
Nov 18: New City Elementary School, New City, NY
Dec 2: Westford PCA FAME Fundraiser (Performing with The Church Ladies)

A Crack In The Sky Paperback Available August 9th!

Check out the book trailer…!

Sneak Peek at Lemonade Mouth 2!

The revolution continues! Disney’s smash hit Lemonade Mouth, based on the popular novel Lemonade Mouth by Mark Peter Hughes, is officially being set up for a movie sequel! To celebrate, we now offer this sneak-peek, a look at the upcoming Lemonade Mouth book sequel, LEMONADE MOUTH PUCKERS UP! Fulfilling a promise, Mark reads the very first scene of the sequel. Enjoy…and spread the word!

New ‘tween-adapted Lemonade Mouth BOOK hits stores…

Blake Michael holding up the book "Lemonade Mouth"

Blake Michael rocks his copy of Lemonade Mouth, the original novel that started a revolution!

LEMONADE MOUTH: The novel that started a revolution!

The new ‘tween-adapted edition of the Lemonade Mouth BOOK, the popular novel that set off a revolution and inspired the Disney Channel movie, is now in stores! Stella, Wen, Olivia, Mo, Charlie, Scott, Ray — they’re all here. You already love movie and the music, now get the whole scoop on the band that’s more than a band!

Lemonade Mouth - book cover

Lemonade Mouth by Mark Peter Hughes

“Laugh-out-loud funny…”
– Kristen McLean

“…fiendishly clever…a meaningful story…”
– Alison Morris

“A rock-n-roll THE BREAKFAST CLUB for the literary set…”
– Publishers Weekly

“Lemonade Mouth is based on Mark Peter Hughes’s book, which is a big reason for the film’s success.”
– Ricky Tucker

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Behind Lemonade Mouth

Rochester Review, 2011

Rochester Review, 2011

Rochester Review, May 2011
by Karen McCally, with photos by Adam Fenster

“You may know him from Lemonade Mouth, a hit Disney Channel movie adapted from his second novel that premiered this spring, but Mark Peter Hughes has always been a writer. Even when he was an engineer.  The past year has been a wild ride…” more

Hoping for a Lemonade Mouth tour? Want a sequel? Mark answers LM questions on WZRA TV!

Lemonade Mouth Premiere Tonight, Fri 4/15 8pm EST, Disney Channel

Lemonade Mouth author Mark Peter Hughes at a special screening of LM, April 10, 2011

Lemonade Mouth author Mark Peter Hughes at a special screening of LM, April 10, 2011


A message from Lemonade Mouth author Mark Peter Hughes:

Tonight’s the night. At 8pm tonight the Disney Channel will finally premiere the Lemonade Mouth movie in the USA, and people will get a chance to actually see it. It doesn’t seem that long ago that the film’s producer, Debra Martin Chase, first called me (a huge surprise at my house!) to say that she loved my book and was going to somehow make it into a movie. I was thrilled, thrilled, of course, but deep down I think I had a hard time believing it would ever really happen. And yet here we are.

I want to thank the Disney Channel, the filmmakers, and the many, many talented folks who worked on the project for the huge honor they’ve done for me and my story. I’ve previewed the movie twice so far, and I can honestly say that I’m proud of what they’ve done with my story. IMHO it’s a beautiful film, and it stays true to the characters and messages I tried to convey in the book: those of speaking out, banding together, honoring families of all kinds, and acknowledging the importance of each of us. These are values I wanted to express to readers, and I’m thrilled that now the same messages will go out to millions of kids and all over the world.

For that I’m honored and humbled.

Sincerely,

–Mark Peter Hughes

(Lemonade Mouth premieres in the USA tonight, Fri April 15, at 8pm EST on the Disney Channel.)

New Video! “Lemonade Mouth Letter” Song: Mark’s musical response to a reader’s questions