Friday, February 7, 2020

"The Reading Parrot Named Darwin" by Mary Sage Nguyen


EXCERPT and GIVEAWAY
The Reading Parrot Named Darwin
by Mary Sage Nguyen

The Reading Parrot Named Darwin by Mary Sage Nguyen

The Reading Parrot Named Darwin by Mary Sage Nguyen is currently on tour with Bewitching BookTours. The tour stops here today for some excerpts and a giveaway. Please be sure to visit the other tour stops as well.


Description
This is a Children's Picture Book for children ages 2-12.
Lana is a writer who is suffering from a case of writer’s block. She receives an African grey parrot from her elderly aunt. She later finds out this parrot is no ordinary bird, but one that can read. The parrot assists her with overcoming writer’s block. They become friends, and she learns that inspiration can come from anyone!

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Excerpt



Praise for the Book
The Reading Parrot Named Darwin is a sweet picture book story that will give young readers a few chuckles and inspire them not only to read, but also to write their own stories. As Lana and Darwin bond in friendship and creativity, the two teach each other the strength of working together as a team. They also help each other realize their dreams and goals and to really believe in themselves - important concepts for young readers.” ~ Emily-Jane Hills Orford for Readers' Favorite
“An absolutely sweet children's book that is encouraging to young girls and women to over come challenges and find their muse and strength. I love Mary's writing. It is sophisticated and empowering. It is a great read to kids and the illustrations is so cute and colorful. Mary is a thoughtful writer and author that plans her story and illustrations.” ~ DJB
“I have a copy of this book and was impressed with the quality of the artwork...Its a very fun book..cant wait till my grandkids visit so I can read it to them.” ~ Perry Faulk
“Girls and women who aspire to literary success will find much to like about Lana's efforts and the surprising interruption that turns her life around, providing new changes that spark her creative impulse. The story moves in an unforeseen direction in a stimulating tale that is both fun for leisure readers and inspirational for would-be writers searching for their muses.” ~ Diane


About the Author
Mary Sage Nguyen
Mary Sage Nguyen is the youngest daughter of Vietnamese and Chinese immigrants. Vietnamese was the language spoken at home, so the only way she was able to learn English was through the public school system. Even though English was not spoken at home, Mary became an avid reader as a young child and always dreamed of being a writer someday.



Giveaway
Enter the tour-wide giveaway for a chance to win a hardcover or paperback copy of The Reading Parrot Named Darwin by Mary Sage Nguyen (US only).

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