Breakthrough book about J.K.Rowling’s work, and the ties her series has with religion and its influence with the 9/11 generation

Marilyn R. Pukkila will read from and sign her book The Skill of a Seeker: Rowling, Religion, and Gen 9/11 on January 10th at the Waterville Public Library, from 2 to 4 pm. Marilyn’s book is considered a breakthrough in research about Rowling’s work, and the ties her series has with spirituality, religion and its influence with the 9/11Continue reading “Breakthrough book about J.K.Rowling’s work, and the ties her series has with religion and its influence with the 9/11 generation”

Snowy Owl Maine’s children’s book

Islandport Press has partnered with Maine Audubon to produce and distribute a new children’s board (on thick board instead of paper) book that will tell the story of a displaced Snowy Owl. The book, slated for release in February, 2015, is expected to be the first in a new series called “Wildlife on the Move.”Continue reading “Snowy Owl Maine’s children’s book”

Maine Island puppy children’s ABC book in four languages

Finally, a children’s book in four languages! Here is an example of some of the playful, educational pages in Clipper’s ABC’s, plus the front and back. Adventure with Clipper, the adorable Maine island puppy, as he takes children into his world, while teaching them their ABC’s in English, French, Spanish, and Japanese. One painting leadsContinue reading “Maine Island puppy children’s ABC book in four languages”

Robert McCloskey watercolors reproduced from books such as ‘Blueberries for Sal’

The illustrations of Robert McCloskey in books like ‘Blueberries for Sal, or ‘Make way for Ducklings’ are mainstays that reminds people of their childhood. “We are ecstatic to have this opportunity to work with the McCloskey family,” said Dede Wilder, lead designer and co-founder of Maine Arts Publishing. “Not only is it an honor toContinue reading “Robert McCloskey watercolors reproduced from books such as ‘Blueberries for Sal’”

Opportunity for kids to create an adventure book at Portland Public Library

From Maine Insights: Portland Ovations and the Oak Street Studios have teamed up at the Portland Public Library on Saturday on March 29th from 11:00am to noon, for a family friendly, bookmaking workshop. Using picture books for inspiration, such as We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Mr. Tiger Goes Wild byContinue reading “Opportunity for kids to create an adventure book at Portland Public Library”

Major book publisher, Polar Bear & Company in Central Maine

Polar Bear & Company has been printing quality books and art since 1997 in Solon, Central Maine. Vision: We strive to enhance the quality of life through literature and art. Mission: To give well-intentioned, creative people avenues for their words, wisdom, wit and other talents so they can reach individuals to make stronger communities. DemocracyContinue reading “Major book publisher, Polar Bear & Company in Central Maine”

Maine children’s books

Seasons Captures the curiosity that children naturally have about the world and the seasons. Engages through exciting adventures of the imagination — from pumpkins that come alive to the dragons of stormy weather. Calms with reflective rhymes that look closely at the beauty of the changing year. Extensively and beautifully illustrated to compliment the eleganceContinue reading “Maine children’s books”

Seasons by David Kroner and Ramona du Houx

Captures the curiosity that children naturally have about the world and the seasons. Engages through exciting adventures of the imagination — from pumpkins that come alive to the dragons of stormy weather. Calms with reflective rhymes that look closely at the beauty of the changing year. Extensively and beautifully illustrated to compliment the elegance ofContinue reading “Seasons by David Kroner and Ramona du Houx”