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10th Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Launches for Students in North America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced that their annual "Cursive is Cool"® contest is now open to North American students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. The contest dates are January 23 through April 15, 2024. Students are encouraged to enter early. Prizes will be awarded for First Place, Second Place, and Third Place based on legibility and neatness.

Adoption Fairytale Videobook for ‘Love Without Wings’ to Release on National Adoption Day

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Nov. 14, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Love Without Wings: An Adoption Fairytale" (ISBN: 979-8986768045), was released one year ago and now it's also available as a read-along videobook narrated by Rayyah McCaul with an original music score by Sleeps Under Beams. The author, Adam Swain Ferguson, founder, Purple Fox Entertainment, says that the book and its video adaptation were imagined to magically introduce the subject of adoption to his son, and to celebrate diverse families made complete through adoption.
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Stride Autism Centers Hosts Open House in Sioux City, Iowa

SIOUX CITY, Iowa, Nov. 8, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stride Autism Centers ("Stride") is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its latest center in Sioux City, Iowa. Their mission is clear: to become an integral part of the local community while making a meaningful impact in the lives of preschool children with autism.

JOEY AND HIS FRIEND WATER: A playful book introducing children and their parents to the idea that everything around us is...

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, Sept. 14, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In Ellen J. Lewinberg's current picture book, "Joey and His Friend Water" (ISBN: 978-0228881698; May 2023), Joey, the main character in the book, finds that he is able to talk to the water in a stream behind his house. Joey finds it hard to believe that he is talking to and learning from Water, and keeps checking the ideas that Water is presenting to him.

Black Women in STEM Pen New Children’s Science and Nature Book for HBCU Green Fund’s Publishing Arm Launch

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fostering their continued efforts to create innovative programs to lead the charge in building a more sustainable future, the HBCU Green Fund, founded by environmental leader, Felicia Davis, has launched a self-titled publishing brand. Their first release, "MSITU: The Old-Growth Forest," is written by three women in STEM, Spelman college students and alumna, Serena Echols, Imani Blue and Nia McKenzie, and illustrated by Niara Powell.

Reimagining Parenthood: A Therapist’s Insight Into Weathering Relationship Storms – A Beacon Of Support For Couples In The Journey Of Raising...

CALGARY, Alberta, Canada, Sept. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Relationships, marriage, and parenthood-these beautiful connections often come with their share of challenges. Dan McMillan, a therapist and psychologist based in Alberta, Canada, witnessed the struggles that can plague relationships. He recognized the need to shed light on a common hurtful pattern that couples often find themselves in. This realization led to the creation of his debut picture book, "Badger and Turtle: Face the Storm" (ISBN: 978-0228888116)

Educator, Actress and Civil Rights Activist Releases Debut Children’s Picture Book

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Aug. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Gwendolyn Mukes, a Los Angeles based actress, renowned educator and civil rights activist presents her debut children's book, "Gwen Didn't Care" (ISBN: 979-8985784428) at Full Circle Bookstore on August 26, 1900 NW Expy, Oklahoma City, OK, at 3 p.m. "Gwen Didn't Care" honors the 65th Anniversary of the nation's first approved sit-in movement, and tells a true story of the silly, ridiculous, unjust, unfair, unfortunate laws of Jim Crow.

Publishers Newswire announces semi-annual Books to Bookmark List for Aug. 2023 – 6 Great Children’s Books You’ve Likely Never Seen

TEMECULA, Calif., Aug. 7, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Publishers Newswire (PNW), a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its semiannual "books to bookmark" list of six new and interesting children's books from small publishers and self-published authors in North America published over the past year. These children's books are often overlooked due to not coming from major traditional book publishing houses.

Author’s Second Children’s Sing-Along Book Launches with a Give-Back Campaign Supporting Pet Adoption

LA JOLLA, Calif., June 26, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Children's sing-along book author and vocalist Bridget Burton (pen name) known in her community as Barbara Burton Graf, just published her second children's book "Annie Kai Lani Kai Lou: Maui's Beloved Pup" (ISBN 978-0989562416; Softcover) this month. The illustrated book, designed for early readers, is captured in both a soft cover print, eBook (Kindle) and video/cartoon versions and includes upbeat Hawaiian music with steel guitar and ukulele and vocals by the author herself.

Author Sarah Zadek Releases Evidence-Based Guide to Optimize Fertility

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, April 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author and licensed Naturopathic Doctor, Sarah Zadek, has released a comprehensive guide to fertility. The book is titled "It Takes Two... And A Uterus: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding and Enhancing your Fertility," (ISBN: 978-0228884170; March 1, 2023) the book offers evidence-based guidance on improving the odds of a healthy pregnancy, whether naturally or with the help of advanced reproductive technologies such as IVF.

9th Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Launches for Students in North America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced that their 2023 "Cursive is Cool"® contest is now open to North American students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. Students are encouraged to enter early. Prizes will be awarded for First Place, Second Place, Third Place based on legibility and neatness.

A Magical Gnome makes his way to earth – just in time for Christmas!

VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada, Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Magic is everywhere, you just have to believe. Follow Edy the gnome on his whimsical adventures in the human world, while he tries to save the last Golden Believer left on earth. "My Magical Gnome" (ISBN: 978-0228860136; Dec., 2022) by author Monika Blichar is a delightful storybook that can be enjoyed by the young and old alike!

New book celebrates the magic of adoption and diversity through creative storytelling

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adam Swain Ferguson, founder, Purple Fox Entertainment, is a creative producer and author. His new book release, "Love Without Wings: An Adoption Fairytale" (ISBN: 979-8986768014), was inspired by a true story - his own story - and celebrates diverse families made complete through adoption. It's scheduled to be released during National Adoption Month on November 19, National Adoption Day.

Children’s author releases latest in ‘Glad to Do It!’ series about first responders

POMFRET, Md., Oct. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- J2B Publishing announces the release of "Uncle Rocky - Fireman #10 - Ice Rescue" (ISBN: 978-1954682160), authored by James Burd Brewster. It's the 10th Uncle Rocky - Fireman book in the "Glad to do it!" children's series and is illustrated for kids aged 3-7. The series honors first responders by retelling true-life emergency response stories through the eyes of its characters: Uncle Rocky - Fireman, Officers Jack and Kate and EMT Morales.

BabyLiveAdvice Announces $1.1M Seed Investment to Improve Maternal-Infant Health Outcomes

CALABASAS, Calif., Sept. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BabyLiveAdvice, the leading virtual maternal telehealth provider, announced the completion of a $1.1 million seed investment led by Venn Ventures and Synergen Technology Labs. BabyLiveAdvice, founded by CEO Sigi Marmorstein, RN, PHN, MSN, FNP-BC, partners with healthcare providers and health systems to support coordinated, comprehensive prenatal, postpartum, and infant care.

New Children’s Book Embraces the Bond of Parents and Child Through Life and Death

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With an aim to help families begin to heal after the terrible loss of a child, "ScootieToots and the Feathers From Heaven: A Family Healing Book" (ISBN: 978-0228866862) by Audri B. Cabness is a whimsical children's story with a powerful message that offers families an uplifting vantage point, at any point in their healing process, from which they are given the opportunity to begin to pivot from despair to serenity.

Nutrition Company PlantBaby Raises $4 Million Seed Round with Big Idea Ventures and The Fund LA, Among Others

KAUAI, Hawaii, June 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PlantBaby, the innovative nutrition company developing a portfolio of the purest plant-based products to support the nutritional journey from infancy into adulthood, announces its $4 million Seed funding round, led by Big Idea Ventures and The Fund LA.

Couple Writes Ideal Book for People Thinking About Parenthood, Those Already Expecting, or New Parents Wanting Some Comfort As They Navigate...

MELBOURNE, Australia, June 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "What Do You Even Do With A Baby? A Parent's First Year" (ISBN: 978-0228869689) is a book aiming to demystify parenting so people can make well-informed decisions about becoming one. Authors Sarah and James Dunham struggled with the lack of a clear picture of what life would be like on the other side of the umbilical cord. "It doesn't get talked about openly."

Isn’t It Possible to Promote Literacy? Net Profits from 10th Anniversary Edition of ‘Little Green’ will go to Reading Is Fundamental...

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paraphrase, LLC, the publisher of "Little Green" (ISBN: 978-0981587943) by Arnold Rudnick, is donating 500 copies of a special anniversary edition to Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California (RIFSoCal). For 10 years, "Little Green" has been asking, "Isn't it possible?"

Los Angeles Child Author Releases His Debut Book in Conjunction with Children’s Book Week

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seven-year-old author, Sammy Wallace, will release his debut rhyming children's picture book, "I Slept in My Bed Last Night" (ISBN 979-8985784404; WF Publications), on May 2, 2022, in conjunction with Children's Book Week. Sammy, a first grader at Sherman Oaks Elementary Charter School (Los Angeles), is excited to take part in this national literacy initiative.

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