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Have You Ever Heard a Unicorn's Song?: Lift and Listen Adventure Board book – Oct. 28 2018
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Reading together is an adventure… Join us and a charming fairie as we explore together in search of a unicorn! As you explore enchanted scenes, try to solve the riddles and peek under the flaps to find interactive sounds and tunes. Lift the flaps and listen carefully to find your way through this adventure! Best of all, reading and singing together make wonderful memories for you and your family.
- Have you heard a unicorn sing? Come join in a lift and listen adventure!
- This special story rhymes because hearing rhyming words helps with language skills
- Keep guessing and thinking! What do you think is under the flaps? Talk about it -- talking is learning!
- Charming fantasy moments encourage creativity and imagination
- Beautiful illustrations and sounds keep your little engaged
About the Author
Minnie Birdsong is a pen name for the creative team at Cottage Door Press. We use a name like this when we work together on a story. We choose a name that stands for "red bird," which is our cheerful little mascot.
My name is Sara Gianassi, and I am from Florence, Italy.
Drawing and painting have always been passions of mine. When I was 15 I started taking some private Drawing, Traditional Painting, and Fresco classes with Master Massimo Callossi, former student of famous painter Pietro Annigoni (1998 - 2005).
Then I Studied "Costume and Scenic Design" at the Department of Architecture of the University of Florence, from which I graduated with honors in 2007.
During college I attended a private course of traditional sculpting with Master Vincenzo Ventimiglia, professor at Academy of Fine Arts of Florence, and I was awarded with an Erasmus Scholarship, which allowed me to study for six months at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (2004 - 2005).
After graduating, I started working (2008) as a textile and graphic designer for fashion clothing brand Pratesi Casatex srl, in Pistoia, Italy; I worked there for three years, and although I was offered a long-term position, I realized that the world of fashion wasn't really my thing. So I undertook a new professional path, taking lessons to improve my skills as a designer and cloth modeler; I attended the Angela Vaggi Tei School for "CLOTH MODELERS" in Prato, Italy (2011 - 2012), and the "ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN" course at the NEMO Academy of Florence (2010 - 2013). While studying at the NEMO Academy I also had the chance to attend several workshops on Character Design, Animation, Illustration, Storyboarding, etc., with great instructors such as Stephen Silver, J.P. Vine, Alex Orelle, Liron Topaz, Lindsay Olivares, Bobby Chiu, Kei Acedera, Yoichi Kotabe, Takashi Namiki, Victor Navone, and Sandro Cleuzo.
Now that I have completed my training I am looking for jobs as freelance or as an employee in a studio.
I did several pubblications as children's books illustrator (Usborne, Hachette Group, Parragon, Penguin Random House, Nuinui, BoriBoricha, Lifeway, Raffaello Editrice, Studio Ad.Es....) and I worked 2 years as texture artist and visual artist for "Neko Productions", an animation Studio based in LA)
I also love travelling, singing, and playing sports - especially capoeira.
- Publisher : Cottage Door Press (Oct. 28 2018)
- Language : English
- Board book : 12 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1680523252
- ISBN-13 : 978-1680523256
- Item weight : 717 g
- Dimensions : 21.59 x 2.54 x 25.4 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,126,457 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- #3,420 in Dragons, Unicorns & Mythical Creatures Tales for Children
- #24,883 in Fantasy & Magic for Children (Books)
- #43,782 in Children's Books on Animals & Pets
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I have a lot of musical/sounds books so I had high expectations of this one - especially for the price.
My daughter is 21 months so she loves all the books I get her, but from my point of view this book could have been so much better.
The images are very nice, but the story is too simple, the rhymes not very good, and the song at the end, is just ok. The sounds throughout the book are very disappointing.
Overall, I would still recommend this book, but definitely buy it when it's on sale and not the full price. Not worth more than 14$ in my opinion. Even that seems a lot.
Anyway, I am grateful for being able to add this to my collection :)