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Jennifer Swanson, Award Winning Author Of The Penny and Rio Series, Celebrates Childrens Book Week With Curriculum Giveaway

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Jennifer Swanson’s award winning Penny and Rio early chapter book series features interactive books that lead to exceptional learning. To celebrate National Children’s Book Week, she will be offering a curriculum giveaway. She also announces the release of the third book in the series, Penny and Rio: The Diamond Collar Adventure.

[May 6, 2010, Jacksonville FL] To celebrate National Children’s Book Week, Jennifer Swanson, author of the award winning Penny and Rio Series, will be offering a free copy of her curriculum suggestions to anyone who purchases a copy of  Penny and Rio: The Mysterious Backyard Meeting from her website.  Designed by the author, Jennifer Swanson, M. S. Ed., the packet includes exciting and interesting ideas for how to use the Penny and Rio books in traditional or homeschool classrooms.  Provoking discussion questions, interactive role-playing assignments, even suggestions of similar books for text-to-text connections will engage students and get them thinking like the dynamic canine detectives.

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: December 15, 2009

Congratulations to Bobbie Hinman and Mark Wayne Adams for your Gold Medal win in the Mom’s Choice Awards! We love your book The Belly Button Fairy, along with The Knot Fairy and The Sock Fairy (both illustrated by Kristi Bridgeman). We look forward to your next offering.

The Belly Button Fairy

The Belly Button Fairy

by Bobbie Hinman (Author), Mark Wayne Adams (Illustrator)

Reading level: Ages 0-6

Hardcover: 32 pages

Publisher: Best Fairy Books; Har/Com edition (September 1, 2009)

Source: Author

What to expect: Children, Fairies, Belly buttons

Using enchanting rhyme, Bobbie Hinman has created an imaginative and whimsical take on how belly buttons end up in the middle of our tummies. The illustrations are bright and delightful! A sweet book that is perfect for a calming story time. The lovely story reading and music on the CD—included with the book—just add to the appeal.