Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Do Princesses and Super Heroes Hit the Trails? - a bookwrap














This is a wonderful series with a powerful message to girls (and now to boys) that princesses and superheroes can do the things they love in excellence. Yes you can!!!






Unwrapping...




"Do Princesses and Super Heroes Hit the Trails?"

Authored by Carmela La Vigna and Illustrated by Mike Gordon
Ages: 3-7



Unwrapping some fabulous illustrations for you...











































About the book...



This gem of a book is written in rhyme.  The family decides to go exploring in the National Parks across the U.S.A.  They pack their car to the max and the adventures begin.  

"What can we do for an epic FUN day?
These National Parks seem like a good place to play.
Do you think we can get to every last park?
Somehow I doubt we'll be back before dark."

You, the reader, are invited to participate in their wanderlust as our favourite princess and her superhero brother learn about the "awesomeness" of nature and surviving in the great outdoors. 

The illustrations are cartoon-like, expressive and full of action.  Join in on the fun as the family visits twelve different parks such as Glacier, Yellowstone, Denali and Yosemite, just to name a few.  This book may inspire you to go on a similar adventure with your family or to dig deeper and learn more about these nature-filled parks.  The back of the book lists them all and includes a special fact about each.  

Not only is this book fun to read it is educational.  Get your maps out, be sure the car is gassed up and away you go................!!!




About the author...





Carmela LaVigna Coyle's first published picture book, "Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots" has long encouraged little girls everywhere to find the princess inside their very own hearts. Several more empowering "Do Princesses" titles followed, plus the charming "Do Super Heroes Have Teddy Bears?." Carmela has a degree in Education with an emphasis in Fine Art which she insists she uses every single day. She grew up in a wildly creative household, and believes this impacted every particle of her being. She lives in Colorado with her family where she loves to dabble in art, dance about, invent recipes, throw parties, and write up a storm!









 About the illustrator...







Cartooning has brought Mike literary awards and acclaim in worldwide competitions, adding to his international reputation as a top humorous illustrator. Named the 1988 cartoonist of the year in the UK, Mike has continued his successful career in California since 1993, gaining a nomination in the prestigious National Cartoonist Society Awards. The international publication of many of the titles illustrated by Mike means his work is seen in over eighteen countries.







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