Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves – Myrtle Makes a New Friend: Myrtle the Purple Turtle Series by Cynthia Reyes and Lauren Reyes-Grange, Illustrated by Jo Robinson


Delighted to share the news of the latest book in the Myrtle the Turtle series by mother and daughter creative team, Cynthia Reyes and Lauren Reyes-Grange.. again illustrated by the talented artist Jo Robinson..

About the book.

Can Myrtle overcome her fear, do a good deed for someone else and make a new friend too? Find out in this exciting new adventure of Myrtle the Purple Turtle and her friends. Myrtle Makes a New Friend is the third book in the best-selling children’s series about friendship, kindness and self-esteem. Written by Cynthia Reyes and Lauren Reyes-Grange, the books have been praised by children, parents and grandparents, teachers, librarians and book reviewers.

“I love the pictures and that Myrtle is purple. I love how, even though someone is different, they’re special and that came out in the story.” Ava, 7 years old

“This is a superbly attractive children’s picture book that will engage young children from cover to cover. The illustrations are amazing. The story is beautifully written in a simple language style young children can easily relate to.” Kevin Cooper, author, reviewer and former educator

“Myrtle’s Game is an excellent library addition for parents and teachers. I will continue to use his book with my own children and my students, to open the dialogue about acceptance, friendship and never giving up!” Erin Taylor, teacher and parent

One of the early reviews for the book on Amazon

And now there is a series! This makes the third Myrtle book. If your children liked the first two, you need to buy them this one as well. Myrtle sets off for school afraid of the new unusual student who might be there. Her parents admonition? Be nice! (Easier said than done.) See how Myrtle overcomes her fear of the unknown and makes a new valuable friend.

My mother would always tell me. Whatever the circumstances, you will never be sorry you were kind. It appears Myrtle’s mother has the same wise advice.

A must read for children learning how to get along in a world that is full of differences.

Head over to buy the book in Print: https://www.amazon.com/Myrtle-Makes-New-Friend-Purple/dp/0639991424

And in Ebook: https://www.amazon.com/Myrtle-Makes-New-Friend-Purple-ebook/dp/B07VT7QH3D

And on Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Myrtle-Makes-New-Friend-Purple/dp/0639991424/

Also by Cynthia Reyes and Lauren Reyes-Grange

Read the reviews and buy the books: https://www.amazon.com/Cynthia-Reyes/e/B00F1HTQQ6

And on Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Cynthia-Reyes/e/B00F1HTQQ6

Read more reviews and follow Cynthia on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7072186.Cynthia_Reyes

About Cynthia Reyes

Cynthia Reyes is the author of A Good Home and An Honest House. Her children’s illustrated book Myrtle the Purple Turtle was published in October 2017 to excellent reviews.

Cynthia is a former journalist, producer-director and executive producer with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. More than a hundred episodes of her programs appeared on network television. She won national and international awards and acclaim for her work, including The Children’s Broadcast Institute Award , The Trailblazer Award and The Crystal Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film and Television.

In October 2016, the country of her birth, Jamaica, inducted Cynthia into the Order of Distinction, Commander Rank, in recognition of her work in Canadian and international journalism.

Connect to Cynthia via her website:  https://cynthiasreyes.com/

About Lauren Reyes-Grange

Lauren Reyes-Grange is a Toronto-based Marketer and Digital Strategist who has worked with publishers, not-for-profits, as well as public sector, financial services and arts organizations.

Lauren’s love of writing and storytelling started in childhood. She grew up in a family of writers and the first book, “Myrtle the Purple Turtle” was created for her by her mother. An experienced copywriter, Lauren has contributed to several magazine articles, websites and has her own blog.

Connect to Lauren via her blog: https://laurenreyesgrange.com/

Illustrations by Jo Robinson

Jo Robinson currently resides in her homeland, South Africa, after having lived in rural Zimbabwe for many years. Her obsessive affection for the African continent, most humans, and all creatures feathered and furred are what inspire her writing. Her stories are mostly about people, and the sometimes dark twists that life takes. She also writes science fiction/fantasy, humour, and horror, not being one to restrict herself.

Find out more about Jo’s author services: https://africolonialstories.wordpress.com/indie-author-services/

Apart from offering a range of author services, Jo is a talented writer of several books and here is a small selection.

Read the reviews and buy the books: https://www.amazon.com/Jo-Robinson/e/B009JB6IAW

Thank you for dropping in today and it would be wonderful if you could spread the news about Myrtle Makes a New Friend as far and wide as possible. Thanks Sally.

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