Friday, August 20, 2010

If Wishes were Fishes VBT # Nancy Sharpe and Ginger Nielson

If Wishes were fishes and ducks in a row we'd take forty winks and shake a leg.
Today's virtual book tour takes us into the world of proverbs and sayings , little JT has gone to stay with his grandparents who can't help taking everything his grandparents say seriously.

Title: If Wishes Were Fishes

Author: NA Sharpe
Author web site: http://nasharpe.com/
Illustrator: Ginger Nielson
Illustrator web site: http://gingernielson.com/
Publisher: 4RV Publishing LLC
url: http://4rvpublishingllc.com/
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
ISBN-10: 0982588674
ISBN-13: 978-0982588673
Genre: Picture book
Format: Paperback
Release date: May 10, 2010
Price: $13.99
Pages: 24

Author's Bio - Nancy Sharpe
N.A. Sharpe was born in Wilmington, Delaware and attended the University of Delaware studying Psychology and Elementary Education. She is a single mom and currently lives in central Florida with her son and two dogs, Scooter (a Yorkie) and NaNu (a Morkie).
Throughout high school and college, she volunteered in the elementary school system, and, after receiving her degree, taught autistic and schizophrenic children in a private school in Pennsylvania for five years before moving on to an administrative career.
She has always had a deep rooted love of storytelling and children's literature. This is her first picture book. She has one fantasy book published and is currently writing a Young Adult fantasy adventure series in collaboration with her son.

Illustrator's Bio : Ginger Nielson
Ginger Nielson is a full time children’s book illustrator who lives at the top of a hill, near the edge of a forest in a semi-rural part of New Hampshire. There is a magic wand on her desk and a dragon in her basement. Everything else is perfectly normal. You can see examples of her work at http://www.gingernielson.com/

Blurb :
JT Trumanowski is a six-year old with a BIG problem…his grandparents! How do you survive a whole weekend alone with them when you do exactly what they say and still end up in so much trouble?!

JT adores his grandparents and is thrilled to be invited to spend the weekend with them. He tries hard to follow their requests to a “T” with one disastrously humorous result after another. “Why can’t they just say what they mean?” he wonders. Talk about a failure to communicate! Join JT as he discovers people may mean what they say, they just don’t always say what they mean…clearly.

Purchasing links:

NA Sharpe for autographed copies from the author
Ginger Nielson for autographed copies from the illustrator
Publisher, 4RV Publishing LLC
Barnes and Noble
Books a Million

If Wishes Were Fishes


  1. Thank you so much for hosting me Paula. I really appreciate it. I like your blog - very nice!

    Nancy, from Realms of Thought…

  2. Hi Nancy and Ginger, good to see you out and about with J.T. :o) I LOVE this book!

  3. Thanks Beth! Glad to see you over here - we're having a great time, thanks for following the tour!


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