A. R. Silverberry Interviewed On Sally Around The Bay

Award-winning children's author, A. R. Silverberry, was interviewed on Sallyaroundthebay.com.
Sept. 3, 2010 - PRLog -- Award-winning children's author, A. R. Silverberry, was interviewed by Sally Kuhlman on Sallyaroundthebay.com (http://sallyaroundthebay.com). Silverberry, who grew up in Marin County, discusses the influence growing up in the Bay Area had on his writing. Silverberry's debut novel, Wyndano's Cloak, has won six awards, including the gold medal from the 2010 Readers Favorite Awards, in the preteen category.

The interview was posted in advance of Silverberry's appearances at Borders Books in Marin and Santa Cruz. The events are part of Silverberry's charitable fundraising book tour. He will donate a portion of author profit to DrawBridge, a nonprofit that provides expressive art programs for homeless and other vulnerable children in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. The Marin event will be on September 25th, from 2 – 4 PM, at Borders Books, San Rafael. The Santa Cruz event will be on October 2nd, from 2 – 4 PM, at Borders Books, Santa Cruz.

Sallyaroundthebay.com, the blog of Sally Kuhlman, uncovers fun things and hidden gems in the Bay Area. For longtime residents or visitors, Sallayaroundthebay.com is a resource for learning about wonderful restaurants, places to shop, new businesses, and things to see.  Sally may be followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Sally_K, and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SallyAroundTheBay.

Wyndano's Cloak is a fantasy adventure about a girl who must save her family from a danger horrible enough to shatter their world. The book will appeal to children ages nine and up, and adults who cherish fairy tales. The heroine's quest for empowerment in the face of dire adversity has universal appeal. The result is a gripping tale of loyalty and betrayal, love and hate, and the yearning of the spirit.

Wyndano's Cloak has captured rave reviews. Readers Favorite proclaimed, "A. R. Silverberry is a master at characterization. Few are his equal." Allbooks Reviews called the novel, ". . . a tale of intense imagination and wonder. . . An adventure we may only find in the deepest corners of our imagination." Feathered Quill Review declared, ". . . Constant suspense . . . impossible to put down. You're going to be very tired in the morning!" Children's Bookwatch said the book would, ". . . attract a following to clamor for sequels to this exciting tome." And Readers Choice Reviews called it, ". . . A grand adventure . . . a coming-of-age soon to be classic that is certain to keep kids entertained and away from the TV and video game system for long stretches . . . Silverberry’s creativity and imagination are second to none."

A. R. Silverberry, the pen name for Bay Area psychologist, Peter Allan Adler, holds a BA in music and a PhD in psychology. Feeling the call for a creative life, he's a watercolorist, pianist, and composer (including a choral cantata). He's been dreaming up stories since childhood. He is available for interviews, book signings, and school visits. For more information, visit his website at http://www.arsilverberry.com.

Wyndano's Cloak is available worldwide, including Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Borders, or through your favorite online or brick-and-mortar bookstore; or can be ordered directly from the distributor, Atlas Books: 30 Amberwood Parkway, Ashland, OH 44805, Phone: 800-247-6553; or from your favorite Wholesaler or Distributor.

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