Come have some family fun! I will be selling Mr. Blue here next Saturday!
It was never my intention to write a book. So, this is how it all happened. The family I babysit for went to India for a couple of months last summer. I had way to much time on my hands. My neighbors and I went for walk every morning. While we walked, my neighbors threw bread in the pond to feed the fish. Well, we had an uninvited guest! This beautiful Great Blue Heron would soar over us, land and catch a quick breakfast. He started joining us every day. I was so obsessed, that I started following him around the pond and taking pictures. I decided to make a picture book for Saanvi and Swara when they returned. The clerk at the photo counter told me I should make a real book. I tried to self publish. Yikes, I wasn’t happy with the results. At church, I was told that Anna Everhart had successfully published a children’s book. I contacted her on Facebook. We had never met but she agreed to meet with me the next day. I loved her book, “Bearful Bear and His New Moves.” She gave me the name of her publisher BQB (Boutique of Quality Books). I sent my pictures and manuscript to BQB. A week later, Ana told me that some authors from BQB were doing book readings at the local Barnes & Noble. I went over to meet them and I had the privilege of meeting Terri too. Terri is the owner of BQB. The following Monday, my book was accepted for publishing. That was October 1, 2012! My book, “Mr. Blue” was released April 19, 2013. So now my journey as an author has begun.