Counting on You – Reading and Book Signing – The Little Bookroom – 2nd September

On Friday, September 2 at 10.30 a.m. I’ll be reading and signing copies of ‘Counting on You’ my new book for Father’s Day (and for all times of the year) illustrated by Robin Cowcher and published by The Five Mile Press – at The Little Bookroom, 759 Nicholson St, Carlton North.

Come along and join us for Friday Storytime – 10.30 – 11.30.

Here’s a lovely review from Bobs Books New Zealand

Counting on You by Corinne Fenton. Illus. Robin Cowcher. Pub. Five Mile Press, 2016.

We often use the phrases “I’ll Never Forget you” and “I am Counting on You” with reference to someone we love. This simple yet moving picture book for everybody could have over sentimentalized these feelings but instead puts them in their proper place.

A young boy is flying a kite on windy days on clear blue sky days on days when he is full and on other days when he needs a hug and reassurance. He is remembering a parent who he still needs and will never forget.

Simple  poetic text with watercolour and pen and ink illustrations that superbly enhance the text.

A book for discussion and reflection.

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