Monday, September 5, 2011

RANDOM ACTS OF PUBLICITY - Help Friends Promote Their Books.

Let's all
The Annual Random Acts of Publicity Week
September 6-8th 2011 
 Give a Fellow Writer's
New Book

Okay mates, hold onto your hats.  I have a long list of titles that will  
delight, intrigue, and HOOK your interest.

Please spread the word with links on
Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and MORE.

Promote someone else's book and they will reciprocate.

In today's depression-like climate, authors need to network, and bring the superb children's books that fellow writers publish to the attention of those who BUY books for the kids in their lives - grandmothers,  parents, aunts, uncles, or libraries schools and churches. 


Feral -  YA 

Bev Cooke

Orca Book Publishers

She lives in fear – of the two-legs, of the noisy, massive trains that scream in and out of the station, of cats and rats and dogs and the dark of the tunnels. She lives in the subway, where the hard shoes kick her ribs, where shrill voices beat her ears, where she subsists on the garbage of the humans as Candlewax, the lost one watches.


US -  Go to our American site


Sh Sh Sh Let the Baby Sleep
Picture book: ages 3-7

Kathe Stemke:

Illustrator:  Jack Foster
Guardian Angel Publishing

When Zachary puts on his thick black glasses, he becomes a super hero. This enables him to protect his new baby sister from all kinds of problems. In the process he learns how much he loves her. This action-packed book with clever rhymes focuses on teaching consonant blends.
ISBN : PRINT: 978-1-61633-156-6; 6161331569
e-Book: 978-1-61633-157-3; 1616331577


Hunted -  YA

Cheryl Rainfield:

West Side Books

Caitlyn, a telepath in a world where that's illegal, must choose between
staying in hiding or saving the world.


ISBN : ISBN-10: 1934813621


Come See the Earth Turn -
The Story of Leon Foucault
Picture Book, ages 4-8

 Lori Mortensen
Illustrator: Raul Allen

Random House 
Did the Earth really turn on its axis? Scientists believed it did. But how could they prove it? Many had tried . . . and failed! Then, one historic day in Paris, Leon offered the proof everyone had been waiting for.

Winner of the 2011 NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book for K-12.

ISBN : 978-1-58246-284-4
Isabel’s Secret  
Chapter Book  8-12 years

Jan May

Illustrator: Julianna Davis

Publisher: New Millennium Girl Books

Isabel is a spirited eleven year old girl who is in love with horses.  Her motto of faith: "Winners never quit and quitters never win, for I serve the mighty God that lives deep within” helps her to win horse races and small things like that. But it’s sorely put to the test when she discovers Grandmother Biltmore’s plan to take away the family horse ranch. Follow her and her best friend Holly on an adventure in faith as they try to save the ranch and uncover a family secret that rocks Isabel’s world.


ISBN:  978-0-9835281-0-4


What’s Better Than That Seren Dippity?
Picture Book for 3-6 year olds    

Brenda K. Hendricks

Illustrator: Brenda K. Hendricks

Publisher:  Two Small Fish Publications

Every plump-with-pollen daylily in the field belongs to Seren Dippity. What’s better than that? But she’s not sharing. Will she learn to stop stinging and scaring and start singing and sharing before she loses all her friends?  Hidden bees on every page and includes pages to print and finish.

Hard copy:
ISBN #978-0-9826582-1-5


Elliot and the Pixie Plot  - MG fantasy

Jennifer A. Nielsen
Illustrator -  Gideon Kendall

Publisher: Sourcebooks

When Elliot is kidnapped to the Underworld by mischievous Pixies,
he must steal a sock from the evil Demon Kovol if he is ever to return home again.

ISBN #: 140224021

Carla's Cloud Catastrophe -
ages 4-8, picture book

Beth Bence Reinke 

Illustrator: Ginger Nielson

4RV Publishing  
When a weather disaster threatens to shut down the town and ruin
Carla's birthday, someone must save the day. 

ISBN: 978-0982834602


  The Chosen - YA

Publisher: Solstice Publishing

Halli is a shy, young dwarf who has no idea of her true calling.  When the evil Prince Gastle sets out to detroy the world of Phantasma, Queen Laurali of the Elves comes to tell Halli she’s a Holy Paladin with the power to heal, and will join The Chosen, a group of brave warriors being sent to defeat the evil beast and save Phantasma.  Will Halli be accepted by her group, and be able to keep them alive through their adventures?  Will the evil Prince Gastle be defeated, freeing
Phantasma from his destruction?  Only time will tell.

Davey Crockett Gets Hitched:
Picture book - Kindergarten through Grade 4
Bobbi Miller:
Illustrator:  Megan Lloyd

Holiday House

Miss Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind can out dance any fool. So it comes as a complete surprise when Davy Crockett--with the help of a well-placed burr--manages to keep up with her. Two large-than-life characters do-si-do into each other's hearts in this hilarious tale, full of spit and vinegar.
ISBN : ISBN-10: 0823418375
ISBN-13: 978-0823418374
The Wise Old Tortoise and the Monkey - Picture book

Dr Vukani G. Nyirrenda

Illustrator: Ivy Marie Apa



The Wise Old Tortoise and the Monkey is based on a Zambian folktale about life in a diverse community. In the story, a diverse group of animals and a bird live in the same tree home but don't interact. The Monkey hosts a get-to-know-each-other party up the tree but the Tortoise can't climb. Disappointed, he hosts his own party later but requires neighbors to wash their hands before eating. Monkeys fail the test, leave the party, but the compassionate Tortoise invites them back.

(Softcove), 978-1-4586-9133-6
(Hardcover),  978-1-4628-8471-1


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  1. Thank you for the shout-out about my book, Margot. :) Much appreciated!

  2. My pleasure, Beth.

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