Prizes and samples provided by Grown Ups and Downs
The Children’s Book Review | March 1, 2016
Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st with Marcus Sikora, an author with Down syndrome, by entering to win an autographed copy of Black Day: The Monster Rock Band. Enter daily through March 31, 2016!
Two (2) winners receive:
- A copy of Black Day: The Monster Rock Band, autographed by Marcus Sikora.
Age Range: 4-9
Hardcover: 40 pages
Giveaway begins March 1, 2016, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends March 31, 2016, at 11:59 P.M. PST.
About the Book
Black Day: The Monster Rock Band
Written by Marcus Sikora with Mardra Sikora
Illustrated by Noah Witchell
Publisher’s Synopsis: Brad is a paper boy who wants to be a rock star, so when he discovers the band Black Day playing in old Professor Hammer’s garage, he really wants to join. The band’s monsters have a different idea and send him away, ”No humans!”
Brad sets out to change their minds, but the monsters have bigger problems than finding a bass player.
Halloween may never be the same again.
Ages 5-8 | Publisher: MCP Books | 2015 | ISBN-13: 978-1634134415
“Just as a Halloween tradition is created for the people in Brad’s neighborhood, we suspect that Black Day: The Monster Rock Band will find a place in many young readers’ annual Halloween reading lists.” —The Children’s Book Review
About the Authors
Marcus Sikora is a 25 year old creative soul who has Down syndrome and lives in Omaha, Nebraska. He has acted on stage with local and national companies as well as written a short one act.
Black Day: The Monster Rock Band is his first book for children. When he’s not watching theater, singing, or working out, he’s contemplating the sequel, title yet to be determined.
You can connect with Marcus and his adventures via Twitter @marcusmusical, Facebook/GrownUpsAndDowns, and BlackDayBook.com
Mardra Sikora is an author, speaker, & advocate who believes in the power of words and uses both fiction and non-fiction to advocate for and with her adult son, Marcus. Author of “Essay: Arguing Eugenics,” and The Future and Other Twists: A collection of short and super-short stories. Co-Author of The Parent’s Guide to Down Syndrome: Advice, Information, Inspiration, and Support for Raising Your Child from Diagnosis through Adulthood. Her work is also included in a variety of anthologies, national websites including The Huffington Post, and at mardrasikora.com and via Twitter @Mardrasikora
About the Illustrator
Noah Witchell is a 3D artist living in Omaha, Nebraska with his wife and two sons. When he’s not illustrating books he makes 3D content for concerts and television specials. In his free time he likes drinking coffee, cooking, playing music, and building Legos. www.noahwitchell.com
More About Marcus Sikora and the Project
How to Enter
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- Odds of winning depends upon the number of entries received.
Prizes and samples provided by Grown Ups and Downs.
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Congratulations to these 2 lucky winners: Robert R. (FL) and Evie H. (FL)! You will each receive a copy of the book very soon. Enjoy!