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Show Me How! May 31, 2012

Posted by nrhatch in Books & Movies, Health & Wellness.
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Need a great gift idea for the caregiver of small children?

Check out Vivian Kirkfield’s carefully crafted and delicious book, Show Me How! ~ Build Your Child’s Self Esteem Through Reading, Crafting, and Cooking.

Between colorful covers, Show Me How! is overflowing with 100 picture perfect picture book ideas (e.g., Whistle for Willie), 100 crafty craft ideas (e.g., making a whistling instrument), and 100 kid-pleasing recipes (e.g., “whistle while you work” tortilla pizzas).

Buying Show Me How! is like getting three books for the price of one ~ it provides parents, teachers, librarians, grandparents, and baby-sitters with hundreds of cooking, crafting, and reading ideas designed to entertain and educate tiny tots for day after day after (rainy) day.

Here’s what Norman Bridwell, author of Clifford the Big Red Dog series, had to say:  “Show Me How! is a wonderful resource for people who care for their children and hope to better their reading and learning experience.  Kirkfield is to be commended for this book!”

To read more enthusiastic reviews and buy a copy(or two!) on Amazon: Show Me How!  It’s also available on Kindle ~ Show Me How! Kindle.

To learn more, visit Positive Parental Participation.

About the Author:  Vivian Kirkfield’s love affair with children’s picture books began over fifty years ago when she was given The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton as a present for her third birthday. Helping her mother turn the pages, a new and exciting world was revealed to her.

As a kindergarten teacher with a master’s degree in early childhood education, a daycare provider, and the mother of three (now grown with children of their own), she formulated a program that utilized  children’s picture books, not only for entertainment and enjoyment, but also to help preschoolers deal with many of the challenges they encounter in their early years.

Show Me How! ~ Build Your Child’s Self Esteem Through Reading, Crafting, and Cooking is the first book in her new Positive Parental Participation series.  Vivian has also written a number of picture books that help toddlers learn their colors, numbers and ABC’s.

IMGP1368aVivian loves reading, crafting and cooking, as well as hiking and fly-fishing in the mountains and rivers of Colorado . . . her husband of 43 years says she always catches the biggest fish.

Her most recent adventure might provide the basis for her next children’s story.

She went skydiving with one of her sons and jumped out of a perfectly good airplane.

She landed safely.

Aah . . . that’s better!