Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Picture Book Signing and Fundraiser - January 17, 2019

New picture book... Angel's Forever Home

Join us for our pre-launch book signing and fundraiser.

Come on out and help support Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge

When: January 17, 2019 @ 4:30-9:00 pm
Where: Brady's at the Station
5 West Main Street
Ramsey, NJ

Thank you for your interest!

#spaceofgracehealing
#picturebook
#booksigning
#animalrescue
#mascotbooks

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Best wishes,
Donna M. McDine
Multi Award-winning Children's Author

Ignite curiosity in your child through reading!

Connect with

Dee and Deb Off They Go Kindergarten First Day Jitters ~ December 2015 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2016 Purple Dragonfly Honorable Mention Picture Books Five and Under and Story Monster Approved
A Sandy Grave ~ January 2014 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2014 Purple Dragonfly 1st Place Picture Books 6+, Story Monster Approved, Beach Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014 and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review
Powder Monkey ~ May 2013 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2015 Purple Dragonfly Book Award Historical Fiction 1st Place, Story Monster Approved and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review
Hockey Agony ~ January 2013 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2015 Purple Dragonfly Book Award Honorable Mention Picture Books 6+, New England Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014, Story Monster Approved and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review
The Golden Pathway ~ August 2010 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ Literary Classics Silver Award and Seal of Approval, Readers Favorite 2012 International Book Awards Honorable Mention and Dan Poynter's Global e-Book Awards Finalist

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Book Signing and Fundraiser - Angel's Forever Home
















M E D I A  R E L E A S E        


CONTACT: Rita Gigante & Bobbie Sterchele-Gigante
Children’s Authors
Phone: 201-805-3909

For Immediate Release


Angel’s Forever Home
Book Signing & Fundraiser

(TAPPAN, NEW YORK) – Join the creators of the picture book, Angel’s Forever Home at their pre-launch book signing and fundraiser and help support the Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to this worthwhile organization so they may continue to place rescue animals in their forever homes.

When:     Thursday, January 17, 2019
Time:      4:30 – 9:00 pm
Where:    Brady’s at the Station
5 West Main Street
Ramsey, NJ

Title: Angel’s Forever Home
Authors: Rita Gigante and Bobbie Sterchele-Gigante
Co-author: Donna McDine
Illustrator: Renie De Mase
Genre: Children
ISBN: 978-1-64307-11-3
Publication Date: March 2019
Pages: 32
Price: $14.95 hard cover
Publisher: Mascot Books www.mascotbooks.com

Synopsis: Angel knows he is lucky to be one of the few dogs rescued from the Chilean earthquake, but now he finds himself with challenging physical limitations and in need of a new family. Facing his fear of rejection for not being like other dogs, he embarks on a journey that teaches him the importance of patience, courage, and the willingness to open his heart to others.

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Best wishes,
Donna M. McDine
Multi Award-winning Children's Author

Ignite curiosity in your child through reading!

Connect with

Dee and Deb Off They Go Kindergarten First Day Jitters ~ December 2015 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2016 Purple Dragonfly Honorable Mention Picture Books Five and Under and Story Monster Approved
A Sandy Grave ~ January 2014 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2014 Purple Dragonfly 1st Place Picture Books 6+, Story Monster Approved, Beach Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014 and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review
Powder Monkey ~ May 2013 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2015 Purple Dragonfly Book Award Historical Fiction 1st Place, Story Monster Approved and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review
Hockey Agony ~ January 2013 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2015 Purple Dragonfly Book Award Honorable Mention Picture Books 6+, New England Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014, Story Monster Approved and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review
The Golden Pathway ~ August 2010 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ Literary Classics Silver Award and Seal of Approval, Readers Favorite 2012 International Book Awards Honorable Mention and Dan Poynter's Global e-Book Awards Finalist

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Media Release - Angel's Forever Home Picture Book

       
 

M E D I A  R E L E A S E 

CONTACT: Rita Gigante & Bobbie Sterchele-Gigante
Children’s Authors
Phone: 201-805-3909

For Immediate Release

A Story of Patience and Courage
An injured dog finds comfort from his rescuer and ultimately with his new family

(TAPPAN, NEW YORK) – Angel’s Forever Home is a richly illustrated picture book that takes the reader on the journey of rescue animals in finding their forever homes.

By capturing the inner thoughts of rescue dog, Angel, children are immediately immersed into the world of Angel’s quest to find his forever home. Feeling unease of judgment from his injury Angel’s journey is an emotional rollercoaster that will have the reader cheering for him each step of the way. 

Synopsis: Angel knows he is lucky to be one of the few dogs rescued from the Chilean earthquake, but now he finds himself with challenging physical limitations and in need of a new family. Facing his fear of rejection for not being like other dogs, he embarks on a journey that teaches him the importance of patience, courage, and the willingness to open his heart to others.

About the authors:

Rita Gigante is a sought-out psychic medium, spiritual healer, and published author. Her memoir, The Godfather’s Daughter: An Unlikely Story of Love, Healing, and Redemption, was published in 2012. Rita is co-owner of Space of Grace Healing with her wife Bobbie in Tappan, NY.

Bobbie Sterchele is a registered nurse, a gifted intuitive healer, energy worker, and psych-K practitioner. Bobbie is co-owner of Space of Grace Healing with her wife Rita in Tappan, NY.

Donna McDine is an award-winning children’s author and writes from her home in Tappan, NY. Donna is a member of the SCBWI, NYS Reading Association, and Family Reading Partnership.

About the illustrator: Maureen “Renie” De Mase studied art in New York City and is a mixed medium freelance artist. Renie creates in her home studio in Ramsey, NJ, and is a proud owner of Renie’s Art. Renie is also a member of the Graphic Artist Guild.

Authors: Rita Gigante and Bobbie Sterchele-Gigante
Co-author: Donna McDine
Illustrator: Renie De Mase
Genre: Children
ISBN: 978-1-64307-11-3
Publication Date: March 2019
Pages: 32
Price: $14.95 hard cover
Publisher: Mascot Books www.mascotbooks.com
Purchase Link

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#mascotbooks
#picturebook
#dogrescue
#spaceofgracehealing

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Best wishes,

Donna M. McDine
Multi Award-winning Children's Author

Ignite curiosity in your child through reading!

Connect with


Dee and Deb Off They Go Kindergarten First Day Jitters ~ December 2015 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2016 Purple Dragonfly Honorable Mention Picture Books Five and Under and Story Monster Approved

A Sandy Grave ~ January 2014 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2014 Purple Dragonfly 1st Place Picture Books 6+, Story Monster Approved, Beach Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014 and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review
Powder Monkey ~ May 2013 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2015 Purple Dragonfly Book Award Historical Fiction 1st Place, Story Monster Approved and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review
Hockey Agony ~ January 2013 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2015 Purple Dragonfly Book Award Honorable Mention Picture Books 6+, New England Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014, Story Monster Approved and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review
The Golden Pathway ~ August 2010 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ Literary Classics Silver Award and Seal of Approval, Readers Favorite 2012 International Book Awards Honorable Mention and Dan Poynter's Global e-Book Awards Finalist

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Happy New Year 2019!


Wishing one and all a blessed new year! 
And that all your dreams manifest into reality! 

#happynewyear
#dreams 
#manifestation

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Best wishes,
Donna M. McDine
Multi Award-winning Children's Author

Ignite curiosity in your child through reading!

Connect with

Dee and Deb Off They Go Kindergarten First Day Jitters ~ December 2015 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2016 Purple Dragonfly Honorable Mention Picture Books Five and Under and Story Monster Approved
A Sandy Grave ~ January 2014 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2014 Purple Dragonfly 1st Place Picture Books 6+, Story Monster Approved, Beach Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014 and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review
Powder Monkey ~ May 2013 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2015 Purple Dragonfly Book Award Historical Fiction 1st Place, Story Monster Approved and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review
Hockey Agony ~ January 2013 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2015 Purple Dragonfly Book Award Honorable Mention Picture Books 6+, New England Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014, Story Monster Approved and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review
The Golden Pathway ~ August 2010 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ Literary Classics Silver Award and Seal of Approval, Readers Favorite 2012 International Book Awards Honorable Mention and Dan Poynter's Global e-Book Awards Finalist

Monday, December 24, 2018

Merry Christmas from Donna McDine and her Children's Books


From myself and the wonderful characters of my books...


Wishing one and all a splendid 
Christmas and Holiday Season!

May you find the time to rest and 
enjoy the festivities that surround you!


Amen!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Best wishes,
Donna M. McDine
Multi Award-winning Children's Author

Ignite curiosity in your child through reading!

Connect with

Dee and Deb Off They Go Kindergarten First Day Jitters ~ December 2015 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2016 Purple Dragonfly Honorable Mention Picture Books Five and Under and Story Monster Approved

A Sandy Grave ~ January 2014 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2014 Purple Dragonfly 1st Place Picture Books 6+, Story Monster Approved, Beach Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014 and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review

Powder Monkey ~ May 2013 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2015 Purple Dragonfly Book Award Historical Fiction 1st Place, Story Monster Approved and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review

Hockey Agony ~ January 2013 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2015 Purple Dragonfly Book Award Honorable Mention Picture Books 6+, New England Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014, Story Monster Approved and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review

The Golden Pathway ~ August 2010 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ Literary Classics Silver Award and Seal of Approval, Readers Favorite 2012 International Book Awards Honorable Mention and Dan Poynter's Global e-Book Awards Finalist

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Red Headed Book Lover reviews Hockey Agony by Donna McDine


I am thrilled to share the link to the Red Headed Book Lover's review of my children's picture book.... Hockey Agony



Thank you Aimee for your time and heartwarming and thoughtful review of Hockey Agony!

You have made my Christmas!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Best wishes,
Donna M. McDine
Multi Award-winning Children's Author

Ignite curiosity in your child through reading!

Connect with

Dee and Deb Off They Go Kindergarten First Day Jitters ~ December 2015 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2016 Purple Dragonfly Honorable Mention Picture Books Five and Under and Story Monster Approved

A Sandy Grave ~ January 2014 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2014 Purple Dragonfly 1st Place Picture Books 6+, Story Monster Approved, Beach Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014 and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review

Powder Monkey ~ May 2013 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2015 Purple Dragonfly Book Award Historical Fiction 1st Place, Story Monster Approved and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review

Hockey Agony ~ January 2013 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2015 Purple Dragonfly Book Award Honorable Mention Picture Books 6+, New England Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014, Story Monster Approved and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review

The Golden Pathway ~ August 2010 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ Literary Classics Silver Award and Seal of Approval, Readers Favorite 2012 International Book Awards Honorable Mention and Dan Poynter's Global e-Book Awards Finalist

Friday, December 14, 2018

Take My Book to Work Day.... Dee and Deb Off They Go Kindergarten First Day Jitters


Instead of take my child to work day, I take my book to work...


Thank you to AllAuthor.com for the terrific picture! 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Best wishes,
Donna M. McDine
Multi Award-winning Children's Author

Ignite curiosity in your child through reading!

Connect with

Dee and Deb Off They Go Kindergarten First Day Jitters ~ December 2015 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2016 Purple Dragonfly Honorable Mention Picture Books Five and Under and Story Monster Approved

A Sandy Grave ~ January 2014 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2014 Purple Dragonfly 1st Place Picture Books 6+, Story Monster Approved, Beach Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014 and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review

Powder Monkey ~ May 2013 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2015 Purple Dragonfly Book Award Historical Fiction 1st Place, Story Monster Approved and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review

Hockey Agony ~ January 2013 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ 2015 Purple Dragonfly Book Award Honorable Mention Picture Books 6+, New England Book Festival Honorable Mention 2014, Story Monster Approved and Reader's Favorite Five Star Review

The Golden Pathway ~ August 2010 ~ Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc. ~ Literary Classics Silver Award and Seal of Approval, Readers Favorite 2012 International Book Awards Honorable Mention and Dan Poynter's Global e-Book Awards Finalist