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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’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

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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

$15.89 Publication: July 28th

ISBN 1-932179-23-2 LCC 2002111937

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