Meet “Bubba the Busy Beaver” by Judi Folmsbee!!

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Interview with Judi Folmsbee – RWYK Certified Author of Bubba the Busy Beaver 

Hey everyone,

In this juicy episode of the Reading with Your Kids podcast, we’re so excited and honored to have the amazingly talented Reading with your kids certified great read author Judi Folmsbee! Judi, a children’s book author provided us with some super interesting insights into her newly released children’s picture book Bubba the Busy Beaver.

This delightful picture book written by Judi Folmsbee and illustrated by Marilyn Benton helps teach kids to live up to their potential. It is a great way to introduce and teach children to have a growth mindset.

Take a listen to find out what we think about Judi has to say about her book. We enjoyed reading & listening about Bubba the Busy Beaver and we hope you will too!


Let’s have a look at the Book Blurb

Bubba the Busy Beaver by Judi Folmsbee & Illustrated by  Marilyn Benton

Bubba the Busy Beaver

Have you ever felt like giving up because something was too hard to do? Bubba felt the same way, but he was in for a BIG surprise! Let’s see what we can learn from Bubba, the busy beaver.

You can buy a copy here –  Amazon    Barnes & Noble     Fruit Bearer


Get to know more about Judi Folmsbee

Judi Folmsbee is an educator, speaker, and writer. She has two children’s books published, Bubba the Busy Beaver and Preposterous Pebbles. Her latest, Ferica the Fast Frog, is busy getting the illustrator’s touch. And be sure to check back often as she has a few others in the works! Judi also writes devotional stories.

Judi Folmsbee, author

A retired teacher after 25 years in the Woodbridge School District, Greenwood De., she continues to be involved with the elementary school as a visiting presenter. She visits other area schools as well. She also can be seen at many community events such as: signing her books at Browseabout Books, Rehoboth Beach, De.; Jumping June Jamboree, Bridgeville, De.; Community Day in Greenwood, DE; Seaford Boys and Girls Club, Seaford, De.; Eagles Nest Christian Academy’s Community Day, Milton, De.; and the Holly Festival in Milton, De.

In addition, Judi has been a guest speaker and attends 1 Million Cups, developed by the Kaufman Foundation, and is hosted by Delaware Technical Community College in Georgetown, De. 1 Million Cups is a free program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs with their communities. It starts at 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Wednesdays from September through May.

Oh, and by the way, if you have always wanted to write children’s books and didn’t know where to start, Judi teaches classes to those who want to learn.

When she isn’t writing, teaching, or speaking, Judi enjoys walking on the beach with her dog, Champy, taking photographs, relaxing with family, or traveling.

Where can you find Judi on the internet?

Her website:

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In this episode, You’ll hear

  • More about Bubba the Busy Beaver, the main character, and storyline
  • What was Judi’s inspiration for writing this book
  • What are some of the important lessons her book teaches to young children
  • What kind of discussion families can have after reading her book
  • More about some of the other books written by Judi
  • Why is children’s book so important to Judi?
  • What is Judi currently working on, future projects and more……Be sure to tune in for all the great insights!


A huge thank you to Judi Folmsbee for joining us and for sharing her fun little book with us!


In case you missed, be sure to check out the complete review of Bubba the Busy Beaver by clicking the following link:

Bubba the Busy Beaver: #RWYK Certified Fun Read


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We’d love to hear about any other adventure books you’ve enjoyed. Feel free to connect with us on our social media, or email us anytime by contacting us. Happy listening!

Thanks for tuning in and have a wonderful day!😆

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