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Summer Days Fall Days
By (author): Kate Colley Illustrated by: Dale Nigel Goble
9781459821064 Board book, Picture book, Paper over boards English Juvenile: Age (years) from 0 - 2, Grade (CAN) exact P, Grade (US) exact P, Reading age from 0 - 2 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Seasons Sep 24, 2019
$10.95 CAD
Active 7 x 7 x 0.5 in | 300 gr 26 pages full color images FSC certified – mixed sources C106973 Orca Book Publishers
Summer to fall, we can do it all!

An introduction to the seasons, these flip books can be read forward, backward and upside down! Created by award-winning graphic designer Dale Nigel Goble, with text by communications expert Kate Colley, Summer Days Fall Days and its companion title, Winter Days Spring Days, showcase the best of each season's activities in vibrant illustrations and rhyming verse.

Two books in one, toddlers and early readers will love seeing their favorite seasonal features in this exciting format.

Kate Colley is a media specialist who founded Colley Communications, a marketing communications agency, in 2007. Having always enjoyed working with words, Kate often finds herself writing rhyming poems and creating catchy songs for her two busy children. She lives in Vancouver.

For the past fifteen years Dale Nigel Goble has created award-winning multidisciplinary work, using graphic design, illustration, painting, screen printing and sculpture. His artwork appears in private and corporate collections around the world and has been featured in design magazines, newspapers and various digital media. Recent clients include Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the United Nations and several others, both large and small. He lives in Duncan, British Columbia.

Key Selling Points
A flippable book that introduces children to the summer and fall seasons. Start at either end and read it all the way through.
The design and functionality make these a step above a basic concept book.
The artist is a well-known graphic designer who has many clients, including The Four Seasons Hotels worldwide, Aritzia, Vancouver Fashion Week, Fairmont Hotels Pacific Northwest and Pacific Rim, BC Children’s Hospital and Environment Canada.
The artist also did the design for the Whitewater Cooks books and the new Lure: Healthy, Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the West Coast cookbook published by Figure 1.

Marketing and Promo Plans

Print and online advertising campaigns
Promotion at national and regional school, library and trade conferences
Extensive ARC distribution, including NetGalley
Blog and social media promotion, specific focus on new flippable format
Outreach in Orca newsletter

"Goble’s digitally created illustrations are simple and engaging...A fine home or institutional purchase." - CM: Canadian Review of Materials

“Excellent. The book plays to the senses; you can almost taste the seasons in these two books in one. Children can interact with the book by choosing what side to start with and by revealing their favourite season of the two at the end.” - Resource Links

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