From the Crow's Nest: Reviews by Children

Introducing a new series, From the Crow's Nest, featuring children's reviews of The Adventures of Piratess Tilly! Below is the first review by a 6 and half year old boy named Finny! Please feel free to download the review question ideas below and email Elizabeth Lorayne your child's answers at whitewavepressbooks@gmail.com. You can also find these on the activities page! Thank you! Enjoy!

Downloadable review question ideas:

Piratess Tilly Children's Book Review Questions

BOOK REVIEW: The Adventures of Piratess Tilly

A special 'Thank you' to Michael Barton for this lovely book review! I am thrilled he and I are in touch after Piratess Tilly's adventure with the National Center for Science Education!

New Art Show Poster!

I absolutely love Karen Watson's new art show poster! I know I'll be printing one out and framing it. I am so excited for her solo art show featuring the original artwork from The Adventures of Piratess Tilly and other work inspired by classic tales! Stay tuned for photos from the actual show opening on July 26th. And please check out her recently updated website! DrawnToStory_Poster_Sml

World Oceans Day 2015!

It's World Oceans Day today! How will you help to protect our oceans?!

"World Oceans Day, held every June 8th, is the United Nations-recognized day of ocean celebration and action. People all over our blue planet organize celebrations – which can be a huge event in your community, a special announcement, or anything in between – to support action to protect the ocean. This year, the theme is Healthy oceans, healthy planet, and we’re making a special effort to stop plastic pollution."

http://www.worldoceansday.org/

Piratess Tilly World Oceans Day whale pages

Piratess Tilly Hand-sewn Doll!

I've been working this week on a hand-sewn Piratess Tilly doll! I'm quite pleased with how it turned out! It measures about 3 inches in height. My hope and plan is to offer it for sale along with a a sort of play "house." I'm working on the logistics of a folding play venue featuring open-ended scenes from book. I hope you enjoy the pictures below! For more frequent updates, please follow us on Facebook! Thanks!!  

Piratess Tilly Hand Sewn Doll

Tilly Doll House Ocean Side

 

Tilly Doll House Stateroom

Featured in Reports of the National Center for Science Education!

I am incredibly honored and proud to announce that not only has The Adventures of Piratess Tilly been mentioned in the article, “An Interdisciplinary Approach to Evolution Education” by Mark Terry (Co-founder, NWS; Head of School 1983-1990; Science Chair, 10th grade Biology and 12th grade Primate Biology at The Northwest School in Seattle, WA); but one of the illustrations and haiku is being used as the cover to the current edition of the National Center for Science Education’s online and printed journal, Reports of the National Center for Science Education.

*** The NCSE is a non-profit organization that defends the teaching of evolution and climate change. ***

Thank you NCSE for this amazing recognition and thank you The Northwest School for my incredible education!

To view and read the journal, please visit here!

To purchase your own hardcover copy of The Adventures of Piratess Tilly, please visit our Shop! Thank you!

Piratess Tilly NCSE Vol 35, No 2 (2015) 2015-03-14 08-33-01