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An Ottawa Book Launch for Our New Kittens and My Puppy Patch

November 18th, 2019

Join author Theo Heras and illustrator Alice Carter on Saturday, December 14th at Dovercourt Recreation Centre to celebrate the publication of their picture books My Puppy Patch and Our New Kittens! Facebook Event Page:

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Our New Kittens is “Highly Recommended” by CM Magazine

November 13th, 2018

CM Magazine “Alice Carter’s illustrations are warmly created with colored pencil and watercolours as well as digital art. The characters and the setting are realistically represented with a slight cartoonish flair. Overall, the pictures allow the readers to infer more details in addition to the text, thereby extending the storytelling of how the relationship between […]

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Our New Kittens “[will] stoke a child’s excitement about…getting a pet” says Kirkus Reviews

August 16th, 2018

“Illustrations in colored pencil, watercolor, and digital media feature soft lines and colors and emphasize the relationships between the boys and their pets…Endpapers list in crayon-styled hand printing things to have before bringing a kitten home and what to give your kitten each day….[will] stoke a child’s excitement about the idea of getting a pet […]

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Where’s Bunny? “is sweetly appropriate for a concept book about bedtime routines” says CanLit for LittleCanadians

April 11th, 2018

“Author Theo Heras and illustrator Renné Benoit’s very young brother and sister from Hat On, Hat Off and Baby Cakes have returned in a story about getting ready for bed and the routines involved with that evening ritual…. Theo Heras makes her text simple and readable for those just learning to decipher books, and it is sweetly appropriate for a concept book about […]

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CM Magazine calls Where's Bunny? “an ideal bedtime book”

February 27th, 2018

“Told with sparse language, Where’s Bunny? will appeal to the very young. Its soothing pace makes it an ideal bedtime book. It includes supplementary material – a bedtime checklist and a “clean teeth” checklist….The illustrations are simple, interesting, and cheerful, with an emphasis toward the blue range of the colour spectrum. The children have happy expressions, even […]

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School Library Journal calls Where's Bunny? “A soothing story”

February 26th, 2018

“Designed for the youngest listeners and readers, this sweet story features an older sister who helps her adorable younger brother wind down from his day and enjoy the rituals of bedtime….By using a warm color palette without strong contrasts, the watercolor-and-digital art suggests coziness, happiness, and familial love. The fluffy bathrobes and pajamas look positively […]

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Youth Services Book Review calls Baby Cakes “a very endearing story”

February 22nd, 2018

“Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 What did you like about the book? It’s time to bake! A little girl is going to show her little brother how. Aprons, big bowl, measuring cups, spoons and ingredients. Very expressive digitally created watercolor illustrations accompanied by very large bold typeface create a very endearing story…. […]

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