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Blogger Jessica Shyba Lands Two-Book Deal

shybaJessica Shyba, the blogger behind Momma’s Gone City, has landed a two-book deal with the Feiwel & Friends, a Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group imprint.

Shyba (pictured, via) acquired 230,000 followers on instagram by posting nap time photos starring her rescue puppy and infant son, Theo and Beau.

According to Shyba’s blog post, the first book, entitled Bedtime for Theo and Beau, will be released on February 4, 2015. (via The Huffington Post)

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