• Art,  Gift Guide,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    New Children’s Book Tells Story of Self-Identity, Acceptance & Animal Rescue

    Robert Vincent’s real-life tale of son’s black cat saved by a homeless woman Author Robert Vincent has written and illustrated “From the Pocket of an Overcoat” (Friendly Falls Press; Archway Publishing from Simon & Schuster), a children’s book inspired by the real-life story of a black cat named Max who was rescued by a homeless woman in Dallas. “From the Pocket of an Overcoat” tells the story of an affable cat, Max Buckles, through his adventure of finding a new home and family – and being loved for who he is. He goes from the cozy overcoat pocket of Sally in the city, to the country with Farmer Buckles and…

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  • Garden,  New York,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    Learn Gardening, Science and More with “A Family Guide to Terrariums for Kids”

    With the increasing likelihood that more kids will be home distance learning, here’s a fun and creative means to learn about science, nature, and more. Kids love to create, imagine, and have fun. Nothing fulfills all three of those desires quite like designing and planting a terrarium. With the step-by-step project instructions found in A Family Guide toTerrariums for Kids, the results are beautiful, inspiring, and confidence-building. Making these little landscapes develops motor skills, spatial awareness, and provides a wealth of sensory input. The science behind the art is included with quick and simple lessons on ecosystem functions, the water cycle, and plant nutrition. But for kids, it’s all about being active and building something cool! With the terrarium…

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  • Art,  San Diego,  WorldWide

    Need New Kids Activity Books? Look No Further!

    Looking for engaging and educational activity books to keep children busy and off the electronics this summer? Schiffer Kids has you covered with books that feature optical illusions designed to confuse and excite the eye, and adventures that test problem-solving skills and develop motor skills.     Cats: Fold and Play ISBN: 978-0-7643-5951-4 | softcover | $9.99 | May 2020 With this beginner introduction to paper folding, create a merry band of black cats, each in a unique pose and ready to pounce on the included paper balls of yarn. Precut and creased kitties are ready to pop out and play in just a few folds! Inkyeong and Sunkyung (IK&SK) are sisters…

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