August 15, 2011
Come to BlueBeary’s virtual birthday party and get five presents from his electronic goodie bag!
Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Siretona Creative and Open Eyes Books are celebrating their two-year-old bear, BlueBeary, with a virtual birthday party all month long, ending with a live party at Krause Berry Farms in Langley, BC on Saturday, August 27!
Signs up for BlueBeary’s newsletter on his website (www.openeyes.ca)
* Week 1, free mp3 of BlueBeary, narrated by the author, Kathleen McMillan.
* Week 2, free birthday colouring page by Rebekah Joy Plett
* Week 3, free ebook, The Illustration of a Story by Rebekah Joy Plett
* Week 4, another free ebook, The Story of a Story by Kathleen and Rebekah
* Week 5, free song mp3, “A Very Blue Beary” by Colleen McCubbin & Keisha Mowchenko
Tell your kids, grandkids and friends so they can join this fun celebration!
BlueBeary (2009) is the first in a series of children’s books from Open Eyes Books, written by preschool educator Kathleen McMillan, illustrated by Rebekah Joy Plett, and published by Siretona Creative. BlueBeary won Award of Merit from the Canadian Christian Writing Awards (June 2010). Open Eyes Books publications are designed to teach observation and communication skills to children. Other products from Open Eyes Books include an iPhone app of BlueBeary, a sequel Samantha’s First Story (Oct 2010), an ebook The Story of a Story (Aug 2010), stuffed BlueBeary friends handmade by Kathleen, children’s songs, classroom presentations, and ideas for at least nine more books.
BlueBeary and Samantha’s First Story are available at bookstores in Saskatoon, Calgary, and BC’s Lower Mainland and online at www.openeyes.ca and http://stores.siretona.com/
Story by Kathleen McMillan, Illustrations by Rebekah Joy Plett
Siretona Creative, August 2009 / Ages 3 - 8 / 32 colour pages
ISBN: 9780981292403 / softcover / $10.00 CAN/US
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Siretona Creative is a publication and production company that equips women in the arts to build community among generations and nations.