Whimsical Children’s Bedtime Book, “Where’s Wilson?” Releases to Retail Today in Both Hardback and Paperback Version

ATLANTA, GA (January 14, 2016) – It’s time to go to sleep. But one of the counting sheep from the Sweet Dream Team has gone missing. With bedtime soon approaching, and the town in a fuss, They need to find Wilson. They have to! They must!

 

WWfrontcoverlorezThe delightful, whimsical children’s picture book, Where’s Wilson? written by Kelly Young-Silverman and beautifully illustrated by Erin Wicker (known professionally as erin the great) released to retail today from WordCrafts Press. The book previously made its ebook debut exclusively on Amazon Kindle on October 20, and within a week had already impacted three of the online retailer’s Hot 100 sales charts, climbing to #25 on the Kindle Store’s Children’s Books, Imagination & Play chart; #26 on the Kindle Store’s Children’s Books, Bedtime & Dreaming chart; and at #46 on the Amazon Books, Children’s Books, Sleep category. Where’s Wilson? is distributed to the trade in hardback and trade paperback from Ingram Content Group.Where’s Wilson? is a fanciful illustrated story about Wilson, an important member of the Sweet Dream Team, who wanders away from the team. With bedtime rapidly approaching, the whole community bands together to find Wilson. After all, how can anyone manage to fall asleep if there aren’t enough sheep to count?

This captivating rhyming picture book features frolicsome watercolor illustrations that vividly bring the story to life. Children will love the sing-song verses and discovering new objects and characters in the multi-layered pictures.

Where’s Wilson? is the second in a series of Evie & Knox night time story books.

Good, Works!

“WordCrafts Press donates 5% of each of our titles’ profits to a charitable organization or needy individual designated by our authors through our Good, Works! program,” explains publisher Mike Parker. “Through our Good, Works! program we support a wide range of charities including crisis pregnancy centers, animal shelters, cancer and AIDS research, local churches and many other worthy causes.”

To celebrate the retail release of Where’s Wilson?, WordCrafts Press is doubling their normal commitment by donating 10% of the profits from the sales of any Evie & Knox story book purchased at retail through the end of February 2016, to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Eligible books include hardback, paperback and ebook versions of Where’s Wilson? and Man in the Moon.

“St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital is the choice for a number of our authors, and it is an organization we are thrilled to support,” Parker continues. “Many of us have experienced St. Jude’s first-hand, either through the care they provided to our own family members or to the children of dear friends. I can’t think of a better organization to support.”

Where’s Wilson? is published in the US by WordCrafts Press (www.wordcrafts.net) and distributed globally by Ingram Content Group, the world’s largest distributor of physical content.

Product Details
Hardback: 48 pages, $17.99
Trade Paperback: 48 pages, $10.99
eBook: $5.99
Publisher: WordCrafts Press
ISBN: 978-0990976110

About The Author:

Kelly Young-Silverman is an award-winning filmmaker, actor, writer and director. Her work ranges from screenplays and stage plays to children’s stories and young adult novels, including the stage play, Family Photos, for which she won the Dajero Play Festival’s Best New Writer and Best Actor Awards. In 2009, Kelly co-founded Cakebaby Productions with her husband, actor/filmmaker David Marshall Silverman. Through Cakebaby, Kelly and David have written, directed and produced several award-winning short films, and have had their worked screened nationally at prestigious festivals. Kelly made her directorial debut with the film, Too Late Now.

About The Illustrator

Erin Wicker, known professionally as erin the great, received her B.F.A. in drawing from the University of Tennessee. Her work has been exhibited in both Tennessee and Georgia and has even been featured on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. She is currently an exhibiting artist for Art on the Beltline: the largest public art exhibition in Atlanta’s history. She has written and illustrated two children’s books, Mr. Mailbox Man Goes to Work and Just Beyond My Front Door. During her free time, she plays keys and sings in the band, Imagination Head, with her husband, J.R. They are nearing the release of their 5th album, Chromativerse.

For more information about Kelly Young-Silverman or erin the great visit online at: evieandknoxstories.com/

Review copies of Where’s Wilson? and Man in the Moon are available in all major ebook formats. Kelly Young-Silverman and erin the great are available for interview. For more information, to request a review copy or to schedule an interview please contact Bethany Ring at WordCrafts Press.

 

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