Hello dear friends. We are going to have to stop meeting like this! And we’ll also have to tell the lovely and talented Julie Abery to stop writing such amazing board book stories!
Seriously though, I am over the moon excited for Julie’s newest additions to the Little Animal Friends board book series from Amicus Publishing. As most of you know, Julie’s first book in the series, Little Tiger, was the first place winner in the very first #50PreciousWords Contest back in 2016. And now there are SIX of these beautiful board books that are delighting children all over the world that are launching tomorrow.
Here are a few words from Amazon about LITTLE PENGUIN:
Little Penguin toddling, waddling, step-by-step so slow.
A baby Emperor penguin journeys from his mama’s feet, taking his first steps. Finally brave enough, with support from Mama, he joins the penguin nursery. A sweet story of youthful adventure and motherly love, told with short rhyming lines and warm illustrations.
Written by preschool teacher Julie Abery and captured by Suzie Mason’s beautiful artwork, this book in Little Animal Friends board book series will delight babies and toddlers and demand to be read again and again.
And here are a few words about LITTLE ZEBRA:
Little Zebra dancing, prancing, jumps without a care—
—until she loses her Mama! As the zebra herd moves on the African plains, Mama is not far behind and helps her young one find the herd again. A sweet story of youthful adventure and motherly love, told with short rhyming lines and warm illustrations.
I’ll bet all of you know someone who would LOVE one of these delightful board books! And what luck! Julie is generously offering a giveaway of a copy of one of these books. And I’m giving the other. There will be two winners – each will receive the title of their choice. But to be entered, you need to leave a comment on this blog post…and please share the post on your social media. That helps get the word out about the books.
And last, but definitely not least, BE HERE TOMORROW!!!! For the OPENING OF #50PRECIOUSWORDS! You’ll have from March 2 – March 7 (at 11:59pm EST) to post your stories in the comment section of tomorrow’s official contest blog post. Make sure you put your name somewhere in the comment…and a title would be lovely – remember, title doesn’t add to your story word count. I can’t wait to read your precious words!