Anyone who lives in or near Richboro, PA in Northampton Township, please come join me and other local authors at the Northampton Library Author Expo on Saturday, November 10th from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
I will have both my newest books of poetry there – A Penny for Your Thoughts (already a winner of 10 awards) and A Dime is a Sign – as well as my nine award winning children’s books! Stock up for the Holidays!!
I had a lovely morning reading to combined kindergarten classes at my granddaughter’s school. She was so happy to be my “illustration holder” – and thanks to my awesome illustrator, she is the little girl on the My Little Angel cover!
They also loved The Magic Word, Manner-Man and Peter and the Whimper-Whineys! Amazingly attentive children!!!
I received the following email from a Marketing Group about The Magic Word:
Your book, The Magic Word, was evaluated and recommended by Professional Book Scouts. Book scouts has been asked by Traditional Publishers to review books that decision makers will be interested to take advantage and consider to buy the rights of the books. The book was on the top lists for Children’s Book genre and this is your opportunity since this was handpicked by a professional book scout. They reviewed thousands of Children’s books published from 2011 to 2016 and only 22 books were graded A. We have validated that your unique book has the potential and our goal for your book is to be recognized or acquired by specific decision makers like traditional publishers, International publishers, bookstores owners, libraries and schools covering rights sales negotiation and distribution of content across all formats including translation, print, digital, audio, film and television, creating a true global event and who will be able to help you reach out to your target audience to increase returns. Not all books can join this international book fair. Only books who has been evaluated by book scouts and acquired a grade of A, are invited to this event.
Your book is sure to capture a lot of attention this coming 2018 Bologna International Book Fair in Bologna, Italy dedicated for Children’s Books.
I had to respond that my publisher, SBPRA, represents all my children’s books at all the International Fairs… but it was very nice to receive this lovely validation!!
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Sherrill has consistently written lovely rhyming books for young children. Not only do the books have quality text, but an important message for empathy and unity that is critical for children to see in books.
This book models natural consequences for unkind words, but then shows the main character Elizabeth reflecting on her decisions. This is a critical message that just because you make a mistake, there is a way to change and move forward.
As adults we read books like Unselfie by Michele Borba or The Gift of Failure by Jessica Lahey that outline the importance of explicitly teaching empathy and resilience in children.
Sherrill’s book does exactly that; a must have book for all young ones to see “the golden rule” in action.
The multicultural cast of characters is also very valuable as classrooms become increasingly diverse and children’s books need to help children learn to read while also reading the world.
Be sure to also check out the children’s plays this wonderful author has written for classroom teachers.