Mar 12, 2013

Announcing the Release of Nalah and the Pink Tiger!

We're happy to announce that the day has finally arrived! Our very first picture book, Nalah and the Pink Tiger by Anne Sawyer-Aitch, is officially available online and in bookstores across the country. 

In this adorable picture book, Nalah is a rambunctious little girl who lives so intensely in her own imagination that grownups view her as a troublemaker. Things come to head whenin addition to all of the other exotic animals Nalah has placed in the housea pink tiger "follows" her home from the zoo, and creates havoc. 

Here are some of the great things people have been saying about Nalah and the Pink Tiger:

"… A great book for kids, and one that parents will enjoy reading more than once as well." — Open Hands Blog
"What a gorgeous book! The vibrant illuminated illustrations draw the reader into the playful story. A mischievous young girl, Nalah creates an array of imaginary animals including Tico the Pink Tiger, who might be as lively as she is.Nalah and the Pink Tiger is great to read aloud. It's also a wonderful book to pore over and enjoy the intricate artwork again and again." — Elizabeth Larson, Youth Services Librarian Hopkins Library, Minnesota
"A charming story...Nalah has populated her world with whimsical and expressive playmates who may be wild, yet not scary....Sawyer-Aitch's energetic color palette makes this fun book a gem." — Carol Frisch, Retired Director of Motheread Fatheread, MN Humanities Commission
"Anne has found a way to contain her vibrant performance creativity between the covers of a book—Open any page and you'll hear the story calling your own imagination to stretch as wide as Nalah's!" — Debra Frasier, Author & Illustrator of On the Day You Were Born
“The story reminded me a bit of Sarah Weeks’ If I Were a Lion or even Where the Wild Things Are…” — Proper Noun Blog
"My 7 year old daughter and 10 year old son both read this one repeatedly. The story is funny and lively and transgressive, and the densely gorgeous illustrations reward a lot of close attention." —Sara, on Goodreads
"This is a wonderful story of an imaginative young girl. We were given the book as a gift and my two kids (ages 7 and 9) loved it! The illustrations are amazing and the story is fun and engaging. We then got the iPad app and love that too! It is great fun listening to both the English and Spanish versions of the book. If you and your kids enjoy fun characters, vivid pictures, and unique stories you will truly love this book. I know we do!"—Allison on Goodreads
"My son loves this book. His favorite is to be the voice of all the imaginary animals in Nalah's life. I love the illuminated illustrations--they're beautiful and one of a kind." —Zoe on Goodreads
"A fun book about imagination.  Very vivid." —Sara, Page Appropriate 
We're so excited to share this great picture book with everyone. Happy reading! 

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