Pookie and Tushka receive a FINALIST AWARD for BEST FIRST CHILDREN’S BOOK OF 2004
Praised for its “outstanding” illustrations
SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 28, 2004 — Pers® Publishing is proud to announce that its first book in the Pookie and Tushka® series has received a Finalist Award for “Best First Children’s Book” at the 2004 PMA Benjamin Franklin Awards. This series of educational and entertaining children’s picture books with interactive CD-ROMs has also received an Honorable Mention for “Book of the Year” at the 2003 DIY Book Festival.
Writer’s Digest Magazine writes: “The Illustrations in this book are outstanding … One gets the sense of caring from the moment this book is picked up. It starts with the binding and continues though into the story. There is even a CD presentation for those whose reading and seeing ability is not up to par. This author thinks of everything and the quality of this product shows that thought and caring … This book is a definite winner.”
“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 exciting 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 distributed nationwide by Associated Publishers Group (APG). Available at Amazon.com, Fry’s Electronics, bookstores everywhere, and www.pers.com
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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
ISBN 1-932179-23-2 LCC 2002111937