Pookie and Tushka Receive HONORABLE MENTION for BOOK OF THE YEAR
Praised as “cutting edge” children’s entertainment
SANTA CLARA, Calif., October 5th, 2003 — Pers® Publishing is proud to announce that its first book in the “Pookie™ and Tushka™” series has received an Honorable Mention for “Book of the Year” at the 2003 DIY Book Festival. This series of educational and entertaining children’s picture books includes an interactive CD-ROM and has also been selected as “Book of the Month” for October 2003 at the prestigious BookReview.com.
BookReview.com’s Editor-In-Chief, Zanne Mary Gray, writes: “Kids will love to have it read to them over and over again. And as a parent, this is one book that won’t bore you to tears … If the book is great, the enclosed CD is spectacular … Jorge is on the cutting edge of children’s entertainment and his work is bound to win several awards in the coming years …”
“Pookie and Tushka Find a Little Piano” introduces the reader to the penguin and polar bear pair. A frozen piano arrives in Iceland, bringing Pookie the penguin and Tushka the polar bear a heartwarming lesson about the essence of friendship. Bonus educational pages teach the reader “cool facts” about the polar regions, penguins and polar bears.
This 40-page, full-color hardcover picture book is beautifully illustrated with watercolor backgrounds and pencil drawings enhanced via a special computer process. The included interactive CD-ROM for Windows® and Macintosh® contains games, educational activities and fun songs to complete the “Pookie and Tushka” multimedia experience.
“Pookie and Tushka find a little piano”, a picture book for children of all ages, is offered at an introductory price of U$15.89 and is available from Baker & Taylor, Quality Books, retail bookstores, and for online purchasing at www.pers.com
Pers Corporation is committed to using the latest developments in technology to create unique and inspiring entertainment of the highest quality. For more information, please visit: www.pers.com
Pookie and Tushka find a little piano by Jorge. First edition. All ages
40 pages, Full Color, 10” x 10”, Hardcover, Free game CD-ROM
$15.89 Publication: July 28th
ISBN 1-932179-23-2 LCC 2002111937