It's official! My new children's book, "The Polka-Dotted Penguin" has launched today! How fitting that my labor of love launches on Labor Day. The writing of the book and putting all the parts together took about a year. It was definitely a pandemic-worthy project. I wrote this book because I wanted more books available for sharing with Evie's class for World Down Syndrome Day on 3-21 and for Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October. I'm happy to release my new book just in time for October! My hope is that this book will be used as a tool to start conversations with children about how to treat others who may look or act differently than they do. It's all about inclusion and celebrating differences. This book is perfect for ages 4-9, or any ages who love penguins, or really anyone who loves Evie! Here's how to order: Barnes and Noble (Hardcover): https://www.barnesandnoble.com/.../the-polka.../1140115530 Amazon (Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle) :
Dear Evie Fans, I am so excited to share with you that my new children's book, "The Polka-Dotted Penguin," is coming out soon! I've been setting up the hardcover, paperback, and electronic versions, and I'm close to the finish line! Evie has read it and insisted on reading it to ME instead of the other way around. I'm very ok with that. Here's a sneak peek at one of my favorite page spreads! The reason I started writing this book was because I didn't feel there were enough books to choose from to read to Evie's class for World Down Syndrome Day. I also wanted a book that was an enjoyable story that featured my favorite animal, the penguin. Making the penguin a little different from the other penguins was the start of my book. I can't wait to share my first book with you all! I just need to figure out how to have a penguin launch party, and then I will post further details! Hope you all have a wonderful long weekend!