RWYK 4th of July Special Episode: I CAMPAIGNED FOR ICE CREAM

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Reading with Your Kids Fourth of July Special Podcast Ft. Suzanne Jacobs Lipshaw – I Campaigned for Ice Cream: A Boy’s Quest for Ice Cream Trucks

Hey listeners, wishing you all a very happy and blessed independence day.” “Happy 4th of July!

In today’s episode, we’re excited and proud to celebrate author Suzanne Jacobs Lipshaw‘s debut children’s book, I CAMPAIGNED FOR ICE CREAM, released in April 2019.

Suzanne is joining us to discuss her new book, “I Campaigned for Ice Cream” and it’s the connection to ice cream trucks in West Bloomfield Township!


About Suzanne Jacobs Lipshaw

Suzanne Jacobs Lipshaw Author of I CAMPAIGNED FOR ICE CREAM: A Boy’s Quest for Ice Cream TrucksSuzanne Jacobs Lipshaw is a nonfiction picture book author and elementary special education teacher who is passionate about growing young minds through her teaching and writing. The proud momma of two grown boys, Suzanne lives in Waterford, MI with her husband and Ziggy, her furry writing companion. When she’s not dreaming up a new writing or teaching projects, you can find her kayaking on the lake, hiking a trail, practicing at the yoga studio, or comparing paint swatches at the local Sherwin Williams.


Twitter: @SuzanneLipshaw

Facebook: SuzanneJacobsLipshaw – Author/Educator


My cover reveal book trailer:


Author of I CAMPAIGNED FOR ICE CREAM: A Boy’s Quest for Ice Cream Trucks

I scream! You scream!
Josh…campaigns…for ice cream!

I Campaigned for Ice Cream: A Boy's Quest for Ice Cream TrucksI Campaigned for Ice Cream is an upbeat, educational, and heartwarming true story of Joshua Lipshaw, who as a nine-year-old petitioned his local government to change an outdated law that prevented ice cream trucks from driving through his town. Complete with adorable illustrations by Wendy Leach, this sweet book is a tasty treat for young readers as well as a lesson that they too can make a difference in their communities. Relive Josh’s passionate journey as he works to bring the joy of ice cream trucks to his town.


I CAMPAIGNED FOR ICE CREAM is available on, and select bookstores.


In this interview, we talk

  • Suzanne tells us all about I Campaigned for Ice Cream: A Boy’s Quest for Ice Cream Trucks
  • The inspiration behind the theme and story for her book
  • What kind of reactions Rachel has been getting from kids for I Campaigned for Ice Cream
  • What inspires Suzanne to write?
  • Suzanne gives us a peek inside her upcoming books & some interesting facts about her story.


A big thank you to Suzanne Jacobs Lipshaw for joining us and for sharing her story with us!


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