We are pleased to be coordinating a Book Blast for the collection of short stories for children, “The Princess Fables” by Marc Clark (April 28 to 30, 2014). I have read the first three stories and I love the underlying messages of each one. This is a really neat collection and you can read a complete story to your children in one sitting.
I will provide you with all the HTML for a Book Blast post that will be very similar to this post, but will include a code for a shared Rafflecopter giveaway (Open WW). You will be able to edit the post to suit your personal style, but you can post between 12:00 am (EST), April 28 and 11:59 pm, April 30, 2014.
In exchange for posting in The Princess Fables Book Blast, you will earn a spot (Twitter or Facebook or *Instragram) on a shared Rafflecopter giveaway for a $50 Amazon gift card (or PayPal cash prize).
NOTE: Review electronic copies (pdf only) are available upon request for this Blast. You are expected to post a review to Amazon and/or Goodreads in exchange for receiving a copy.
About the Book
Title: The Princess Fables | Author: Marc Clark | Illustrator: Eric Hosford | Publication Date: December 5, 2013 | Publisher: Seven C’s Productions | Pages: 115 | Recommended Ages: 3+
Summary: The Origins of THE PRINCESS FABLES: When the author’s daughter was just beginning the first grade, she was not happy about school. So when he would wake her each morning, whatever she would say to get out of going became the subject for a PRINCESS FABLE. If she’d say, “I don’t want to,” he’d make up a tale about The Princess Who Always Said, “I Don’t Wanna”. If she pulled the covers over her head, he’d tell her the story of The Princess Who Hid Under The Covers. By the end of each Fable he’d have her dressed and ready for school, with her eyes wide open and full of hope…
THE PRINCESS FABLES are eleven inspirational stories for young girls who may still dream of being a Princess. Each Princess embarks on an adventure of self discovery and along the way, learns about the importance of trust, devotion, courage and the power of love. These classic tales transport little girls to a time and place where they are the heroines and can create their own happy endings.
Every delicate pen and ink illustration reflects the classic fairy tale drawings of the late 19th century.
Award: The Princess Fables was just awarded an Honorable Mention at the 2014 Los Angeles Book Festival.
In a recent review by the Island Waves publication, Trey Seal wrote, “The Princess Fables is a book that brings back the nostalgia of the classic fairytales from our youth and is highly recommended for young children.”
Excerpts From Amazon Reviews:
“Marvelously original, soulful, and witty tales! Modern fables with funny and moving twists. I hope these stories make their way to kids everywhere!”
“What a beautifully illustrated and well-written book.”
“A charming and witty read, with stunning illustrations. The Princess is adorable and the book conveys a very positive image for little girls.”
“Great read for the little princess in us all!”
About the Author: Marc Clark
Marc Clark is the author of several plays and screenplays, a writer and producer of commercials, promos and television content. Marc is the father of two and currently resides in Manhattan.
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