Zebra is excited when he hears that he will be going out to the cafe with Gabrielle and Gran. But there is a lot that Zebra still has to learn about days out. Is a cafe anything like the circus in the picture book? Will he like the food there? Will there be playing?
Read an Excerpt:
After breakfast the doorbell rang. Gabrielle opened the door and there was Gran, with a big smile on her face. Zebra thought she looked like the smiling circus clown in Gabrielle’s storybook – except without a tomato for a nose.
“Now, what shall we do today?” Gran said.
“Play!” said Gabrielle.
So they played with all of Gabrielle’s toys.
AUTHOR Bio and Links:
Susan Polites is a freelance story-writer, and her ten-year-old granddaughter Gabrielle Scully likes writing stories too. When they spend days together they often share in the adventures of Gabrielle's toy-friends. During the pandemic lockdown in Melbourne they were unable to meet in person, so they decided to work together remotely and write down some of the toy-friends' adventures. Gabrielle's great-grandfather Rex Patrick, an architect and artist, had done a series of illustrations when he first heard about the adventures, and Gabrielle added some of her own drawings to make the story into an early-childhood picture book, and a family project.
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Good morning, and thanks for posting, and for your generous review. I will check in over the next 24 hours (hopefully successfully - I’m not very techno-savvy!) and respond to any questions or comments. Susan.
This sounds like a good book to read with a grandkid.
This sounds like a sweet book that would be a nice addition to our home library.
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Gabrielle and I think so! We had so much fun writing it.
Great excerpt and giveaway; so many cool authors. :)
I love the excerpt and the cover.
Grand Kids would enjoy this.cheetahthecat1986ATgmailDOTcom
What inspired you to write this book? The excerpt sounds interesting.
I just received my email. Thanks so much for hosting the giveaway.
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