- Author Bio
This fun and playful board book introduces young children to the world of boats in their many forms. There are tall boats and small boats and heave-and-haul boats, and more!
From the author and illustrator of Go, Bikes, Go!, this delightful board book celebrates Pacific Northwest boating and maritime culture with a focus on recreational watercraft and working boats that are popular in the region.
Young children will be fascinated by the variety of boats depicted in the vibrant and playful illustrations showing diverse families enjoying sailboats, kayaks, rafts, canoes, houseboats, and more!
The In Motion series of board books for little readers includes:
Go, Bikes, Go!
Go, Boats, Go!
Go, Planes, Go!
Go, Trucks, Go!
Series Overview: The In Motion series features vehicles in action interacting with diverse people and families.
The Pacific Northwest has distinctive maritime culture, and this book is perfect for anyone who wants to share their love of boats with a young person in their lives.
Boating is one of the most popular family activities in the Pacific Northwest.
There are fun tie-ins to boating celebrations in the Pacific Northwest such as Portland’s dragon boat races and Seattle’s opening day for boating season.
Boating is a sport that the very youngest of children (board-book audience) can and do take part in, whether it’s canoeing with the family or paddling their very first sit-on-top kayak.
Marketing: Social media promotions
Feature in bookseller newsletter
Feature in educator newsletter
Publicity: National children’s/institutional media including School Library Journal, Booklist, Publishers Weekly, and Horn Book Guide
PNW general and children’s book media: Seattle Times, ParentMap, Seattle’s Child, Puget Sound Council for Review of Children’s Literature
National parenting media campaign
Extensive outreach to parenting bloggers
Author Website: Author: AddieBoswell.com | Illustrator: AlexanderMostov.com
Author Social Media: Illustratror: instagram.com/alexander_mostov
"A playful excursion for young mariners."--Kirkus Reviews
"It’s awesome to see so many BIPOC folk outdoors enjoying boating, and especially girls of color! If you have a little one that loves all things vehicular, they will love this board book."--thetinyactivist
"Such a fun book for kids (and adults!)"--Where the Board Books Are