My days at the International Christian Retail Show 2012 in Orlando, FL July 15 – 18
I attended the International Christian Retail Show 2012 in Orlando, FL July 15 – 18 and met a lot of wonderful people, authors, publishers, company founders and more.
Now let’s meet Jim, Amy, Andre and Dale of Positive Productions Plus.
Positive Productions Plus! was established by Dale L. Campbell Jr. and Andre Contino back in 2001 with the purpose of creating positive, uplifting media for children and families around the world. “We wanted to have a global appeal in everything we created”. This continues to be their driving force. To read more click on the link http://www.positiveproductionsplus.com/index.php
Coming soon in August is their wonderful DVD for Children. The World According to the Bagleys Issue 1 Hide-n-Seek Too Little To Do Big Things.
Also, check out The Sword of Light: Shayia’s Adventures Book 1 and Redemption: Shayia’s Adventures by Author Kimberli Renee Campbell
Author Kimberli Renee Campbell was there for her book signing.
The Sword of Light: Shayia’s Adventures Book 1 and Redemption: Shayia’s Adventures by Author Kimberli Renee Campbell
Thanks guys for making the 3 days at the convention fun.
It was fun meaning John Morgan renowned Presidential Impersonator.
Check out his book My Life as a Bush… and my heart for imitating Jesus on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Life-Bush-Imitating-ebook/dp/B002E19HUM
I had to stand in line to meet Elly May Clampertt from the long running hit television show “The Beverly Hillbillies”, known as Donna Douglas. Sweet lady! She wrote a book Miss Donna and Mulberry Acres Farm.
My husband told me about the author William Wilkinson III coming by his booth at the convention so I set out to look for him. He is the author of Glorious Praise. Watch out for a review coming soon!
Glorious Praise is a poetic children’s story accompanied by colorful illustrations that teaches children to give God glory in whatever they do in life. http://www.amazon.com/Glorious-Praise-William-L-Wilkinson/dp/1620500191
It was nice of Karen Dove author of A Gift for Santa to visit our booth at the convention.
Check out her book on Amazon and a review to follow soon. http://www.amazon.com/A-Gift-for-Santa-ebook/dp/B008HTEH3C/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1342808140&sr=1-1&keywords=A+Gift+for+Santa
Met Angela Breidenback author of Gems of Wisdom for a Treasure filled life.
I also met with the following authors/publishers. Check back for the reviews of their books coming soon to Mymcbooks Blog.
Charles T. Cup by Dalen Keys (Review/Giveaway)
Little Visits at Bedtime: 105 Devotions and Prayers by Dr Mary Manz Simon (Review/Giveaway)
Illustrated Bible Journey Hebrew Heroes in Egypt and The Messiah is Born by David Kim (Review)
Lady in Waiting for Little Girls: Strengthening the Heart of Your Princess by Jackie Kendall and Dede Kendall (Spotlight Author/Book)
My March to the Manger: A Celebration of Jesus’ birth by Dr Mary Manz Simon (Review/Giveaway)
Happy Birthday Jesus by Michelle Medlock Adams (Review/Giveaway)
God’s Big Promises for Kids by Crystal Bowman (Review/Giveaway)
The Princess… The Pearls… & The Pekingese by Elizabeth Jamie Katz (Review/Giveaway)
The First Dog! By DA Brogdon (Review/Giveaway)
I had fun sharing my 3 days at the Show. And I can’t wait to share and give my readers these books. Total of books I took home was 98.
I look forward to reading your comments on the reviews.
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My name is Ella Johnson. I started Mymcbooks to promote reading. As a former teacher, I know that making basic education fundamentals interesting to children can be challenging. Education can be fun, exciting and captivating for children with the right learning tools. So my goal is to “make learning interesting and fun” for the children while they learn, by introducing them to fun books with colorful and captivating illustrations.
In 2009, I start the giveaway program giving away free school supplies at random to 2 winners each year. I also started a monthly free giveaways for books and gifts.
August 2010, I extended the free school supplies from 2 to 5 winners at random on my blog and also give away 20 bags full of school supplies to familes in need at Chick-fil-A in Brandon, Florida during their family nights. And in 2012, I beat my that number and gave away a lot of school supplies to needy families. Hopefully, I can continue to do this each year.
In 2011, I started writing reviews on children’s books then giving these books away free on Mymcbooks Blog. I increase the number of books we giveaway free to help support parent. My goal is to give away as many as I can each year. This is also a great way to introduce parents to new books.
Mymcbooks blog is always looking for other ways to give kids free books. So I started Mymcbooks Birthday Library http://mymcbooksbirthdaylibrary.wordpress.com/
My goal is to giveaway at least 300 books to children each year.
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