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Dana Plautz, Mrs. P Enterprises
press@MrsP.com

"Mrs. P" Joins Get Caught Reading Campaign, Launches Fall Writing Contest

The newest celebrity to "get caught reading" is Mrs. P (actress Kathy Kinney, best known as "Mimi" on The Drew Carey Show), an adventurous, funny Irishwoman who reads classic children's stories from her Magic Library on www.MrsP.com. MrsP.com is a free children’s entertainment website celebrating books and reading. Kids can choose a book from the interactive talking library shelf or listen to one of Mrs. P's original exciting adventures. They also have the chance to read along with Mrs. P through a special subtitle section.

The website endeavors to expose young people to great books and stories through a celebrity storyteller and to spark their imaginations and creativity with on-line games and writing contests. Mrs. P is the recipient of The National Parenting Center 2009 Seal of Approval and the American Library Association distinction of "Great Website for Kids." To download Mrs. P's Get Caught Reading poster, please visit http://getcaughtreading.org/celebrityposters.htm.

Enter the Mrs. P Children’s writing contest coming September 1, 2009. Mrs. P’s will launch her first writing contest on September 1, 2009. Children are invited to write a story on any topic, not to exceed 1,000 words and no less than 250 words. It may be fiction or nonfiction. All participants must be ages 4 to 13 (there will be 2 separate categories). Complete details can be found on www.MrsP.com beginning September 1 under the blue ribbon icon in the Magic Library.

The two (2) Grand Prize winners’ stories will be read by Mrs. P and original illustrations will be created. Each lucky child will receive an actual copy of the story in addition to having it posted on www.MrsP.com for viewers to watch and enjoy. Mrs. P Enterpises, LLC will pay all costs of producing the winning book. Other winners will receive gift certificates from Powell's Books, a proud sponsor of Mrs. P. Visit Mrs. P's bookshelf at www.Powells.com to discover her favorite titles.

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About Mrs. P Enterprises, LLC.

Mrs. P Enterprises, LLC, was founded in 2008 by Hollywood team Clay Graham, Kathy Kinney and Dana Plautz. After having built successful careers in television and New Media, the three creators of MrsP.com were brought together by a love of reading and a desire to help spark that same passion in young people everywhere. The company endeavors to expose young people to great books and stories through a celebrity storyteller and to spark their imaginations and creativity with on-line games and writing contests. Its production offices are located in Portland, Oregon and Los Angeles, California.