Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Christmas Book Fair – Cynthia Reyes, Christy Birmingham, Terry Tyler, Sue Coletta and Deborah Jay
Wonderful selection of authors on Sally’s blog again. Thanks Sally for being such an inspiration and supporter of authors like me. Much appreciated. Do check out her blog – readers will love it too. Happy Christmas everyone. xx
Welcome to the first of the week’s Christmas Book Fairs with a very full house, and the first author with a book that would delight any child this Christmas is Cynthia Reyes with Myrtle the Purple Turtle. The book was beautifully illustrated by Jo Robinson.
Myrtle is a lovely Turtle. Not an ordinary Turtle. She is Purple and different from other turtles. After being bullied by another turtle, Myrtle tries to become someone else. In the end, Myrtle and her friends help children learn to not be afraid of being different. Myrtle the Purple Turtle is a thoroughly engaging story that stresses the importance of self-acceptance and friendship.
One of the recent reviews for the book.
Lessons on the importance of diversity and friendship abound in…
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