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Mamá Graciela’s Secret
Publication date: October
10, 2017
Written by Mayra Calvani
Illustrated by Sheila
Fein
MacLaren-Cochrane
Publishing
36 pages, 3-7 year olds
Reading guide at: www.MayrasSecretBookcase.com
Description:
Mamá Graciela’s
TENDER, CRUNCHY, SPICY bacalaítos fritos are the best in town…
Local customers
(including stray cats!) come from all over the island to enjoy her secret
recipe. But when the Inspector discovers that Mamá secretly caters to so many
cats and he threatens to close her tiny restaurant, Mamá must come up with a
plan to save it—and all of the animals she loves.
About
the author:
Mayra
Calvani writes fiction and nonfiction for children and adults and has authored
over a dozen books, some of which have won awards. Her children’s picture book,
Frederico the Mouse Violinist was a
finalist in the 2011 International Book Awards; her anthology Latina Authors and Their Muses was a
First Place winner at the 2016 International Latino Book Awards; her nonfiction
book, The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing,
was a Foreword Best Book of the Year winner. Her stories, reviews, interviews
and articles have appeared on numerous publications like The Writer, Writer’s Journal, Multicultural Review, Bloomsbury Review,
and others.
She
lives in Belgium with her husband of 30+ years, two wonderful kids, and her
three beloved pets. When she’s not writing, editing, reading or reviewing, she
enjoys walking with her dog, traveling, and spending time with her family.
www.MayrasSecretBookcase.com
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About the
illustrator:
 

 

Born in Queens, New York and living in Los
Angeles since 1987, Sheila Fein has always been inspired by the changing world
around her. Earning her BA in Design from Buffalo State College of New York,
her concentration was on drawing, painting, printmaking, and photography.
Sheila’s education as an artist has taken her everywhere from Fleisher Art
Memorial in Philadelphia to Bath University in England. Today, Sheila Fein runs
two figurative workshops, Imaginings Sketch in LA and People Sketchers in
Thousand Oaks. She has been featured in numerous collections, magazines, books,
solo and group exhibitions. Her paintings and drawings reside in public and
private collections. Sheila loves to make the imagination of others a reality
and has done so through her commissioned Fein Fantasy Portraits and Interactive
Paintings. In addition to being a fine artist Sheila works as an illustrator.
She just completed the book “Mama Graciela’s Secret” for
Maclaren-Cochrane Publishing.


Book
info:
ISBN:HC 978-1-365-86153-6
SC 978-1-365-86155-0
ISBN Dyslexic Font Version:
DY HC
978-1-365-86154-3
DY SC 978-1-365-86156-7
**This book also has version
printed in the Dyslexic font, the typeface for people with dyslexia. Go to http://www.dyslexiefont.com to find out more about the
typeface.
Suggested
Retail Price – 17.99 Hardcover & 13.99 Softcover 40 % Discounted Price –
10.80 Hardcover & 8.40 Softcover
Available
through –
Ingram – Discount 40% Returnable – Yes
MacLaren-Cochrane Publishing – Discount 40% – Orders@maclaren-cochranepublishing.com Returnable – Yes
Publishing
company Contact Info: MacLaren-Cochrane Publishing 1024 Iron Point Rd 100-1478
Folsom CA 95630
916-897-1670
Tannya@Maclaren-cochranepublishing.com
http://www.maclaren-cochranepublishing.com
MacLaren-Cochrane Publishing
620 Buchanan Way, Folsom, CA 95630 916-897-1670 http://www.maclaren-cochranepublishing.com

 

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