Young Writers & Authors: Kids' Letters to President Obama

Dear Motown Writers Network Moderator,


I am working on a book called Kids' Letters to President Obama.


We are looking for letters from children ages 5 - 15, and I thought that this might be a fun activity for children.  We're very excited about Kids' Letters to President Obama, which will be published by Random House in 2009.    


Could you post a query about Kids' Letters to President Obama on Motown Writers Network?  We think that parents on your group might like to have their child's letter in the book.  This might help inspire children to become writers, too.


Children can write a letter to Barack Obama that is up to a page long.  The letter can be about anything he or she would like to say to the new President.  Letters could give the President advice, or talk about problems that the President should address, or ask Obama questions about his childhood or why he wanted to be president.  Or the letter could be about your own child life and feelings about the future.  In short, whatever kids are interested in is fine for a letter.


The letter should begin with "Dear President Obama" and should be emailed to (obamakidsletters @ or sent by regular mail or fax to:


Bill Adler

Adler & Robin Books, Inc.

3000 Connecticut Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20008

Fax: 202-478-5211


You can find out more information on our website: or


If you have any questions about the book, please let me know.  The deadline for letters is December 31, 2008.  If your letter is published, you will receive a free copy of Kids' Letters to President Obama.


Thank you.





Bill Adler