AUTHOR STORY OVERVIEW
In a story set in a tropical island paradise, we meet Violet, who is named after the violet flower. She loves her name and discovers the colors violet and purple have long been associated with royalty and majesty. Violet tries to identify as many V words on her beautiful island and while creating a story using as many V words as she can, discovers her island territories are rich in history and culture.
The first book signing and launch was very successful with a full house on November 14th at Undercover Books & Gifts in Gallows Bay, St. Croix
ILLUSTRATOR STUART P. RAMES
Stuart P. Rames' passion for art had existed for numerous years from his childhood copying comic characters to selling his artwork by the time he was in his early twenties. In his artwork has been exhibited all over the island in many venues.
Illustrating for what is his first children’s book, Rames claims that working with Bough was an incredibly enjoyable experience! Contact Rames directly through Facebook or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Violet learns to appreciate her beloved islands even more as she learns that the United States Virgin Islands, once known as the Dansk Vestindien (Danish West indies) have been influenced by faraway places like Africa, Denmark, Spain, France, England, Vieques, Puerto Rico, the British Virgin Islands and many more.
Why wait? Order your very own copy from either Barnes and Noble, Amazon .or locally from Undercover Books & Gifts on St. Croix, or from The Owl and The Seahorse on St. Thomas. More island venues will be added for the holiday season.
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Check out the p. 18 of the NOVEMBER issue of the St. Croix this Week publication! (pages 20-21 if using electronic page turning) See link below!
Question: What is the grade level of the book?
Answer: Advanced 3rd to 6th grade, but anyone interested in learning about the U.S. Virgin Islands will enjoy the story, adults included.
So many V words what is a girl to do? Throughout the day, Violet’s imagination takes her on an island roller coaster of twists and turns and she gains a sense of pride in herself and her homeland: Virgin Islands Pride. Violet takes pride that she is from such a unique place surrounded by the blue waters of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.