Books by Lorie Ann Grover

Books by Lorie Ann Grover
Kirkus Starred Review, Firstborn: "A fantasy that reads like a lost history tome and deftly examines issues of gender...An engrossing story with welcome depths."

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Press Release: Rainy Day Slug



Immediate Release

CO-FOUNDER OF READERGIRLZ AND READERTOTZ CELEBRATES THE RELEASE OF RAINY DAY SLUG IN PAPERBACK!

Illustrator Lorie Ann Grover's Northwest staple marks its ten year anniversary from creation with a paperback edition.


April, 2009 (Seattle, Wash.) – readergirlz and readertotz co-founder and illustrator Lorie Ann Grover's Rainy Day Slug has just been released in paperback from Sasquatch Books. With text by Mary Colborn, this Northwest favorite will continue to be found and loved by toddlers and slug lovers alike. From the Space Needle to Safeco Field, where it is read to the Mariners' children during the games, this picture book brings smiles to Seattle and beyond.

"One rainy day, a slug left it's garden for a walk in the wide, wide world."

"I love the thought that this work will still have a presence and will now be even more affordable," says Grover. "It was a joy to revisit the illustrations and provide a brand new cover for this edition."

Rainy Day Slug is a beloved book of the Pacific Northwest and can be found nationally in the homes of slug lovers.

About readergirlz, readertotz, Lorie Ann Grover, and Mary Colborn

readergirlz is the foremost online book community for teen girls, led by five critically acclaimed YA authors. The site is the recipient of a 2007 James Patterson PageTurner Award and the Association for Library Services to Children, ALA, Great Web Sites Award. www.readergirlz.com

readertotz is a blog which showcases infant-toddler books as an important addition to children's literature. http://readertotz.blogspot.com

Lorie Ann Grover is the author of three young adult verse novels (Loose Threads, On Pointe, Hold Me Tight) and three board books (When Daddy Comes Home, Hug Hug!, Bedtime Kiss for Little Fish) and has illustrated the picture book Rainy Day Slug. http://lorieanngrover.blogspot.com

Mary Colborn is an author and horticulturist who lives in Port Orchard, Washington.

Contact information:
Email: lorieanngrover(at)clearwire(dot)net
Website: http://lorieanngrover.blogspot.com

4 comments:

Little Willow said...

Happy PB release & anniversay! :)

Vivian said...

Congrats!

Melissa Walker said...

How very cool! Here's to a whole new generation of readers finding their slug in paperback!

Sherry said...

More to celebrate. Yay! I have little nephews and a niece coming for Easter. Can't wait to read them your books.