Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The Zebra Said Shh

How awesome is it when someone you know (in real life or online) does something amazing?

Cloud - who blogs over at Wandering Scientist - has done that by publishing her first children's book called The Zebra Said Shh.

The book is an adorable bed-time story about the animals at the zoo. I'm always on the lookout for good bed-time stories, since we read 3-4 every night, and this fits the bill. It has a wonderful rhythm to it (great for night time!), it can be interactive if you want it to be (kids can get into it by saying the animal sounds), and the illustrations are colourful and charming, as you can tell from the cover:

From the author:
“My oldest daughter loves being told stories. She also hates to go to sleep! So at one point, I decided to try having a consistent bedtime story for her. The story evolved over several months, and then stabilized into what is now The Zebra Said Shhh.”

Check out this interview with Cloud about the book and other things too!

The Zebra Said Shhh will be available in ebook form from Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble NOOK Kids, iBooks, Kobo, and at many more retailers. The paperback edition will be for sale at retailers nationwide.

Publisher: Xist Publishing 
ISBN: 9781623954406
eISBN: 9781623954482 
Release Date: March 5th, 2013