Overcoming Hearing Impairment and Becoming an Illustrator

You may remember seeing the name ‘Alexandra Abagiu’ on the cover of all Beato Goes To books. Alexandra is the illustrator responsible for drawing the images based on my travels and bringing the children’s books to life. Alexandra is also Continue reading Overcoming Hearing Impairment and Becoming an Illustrator

We Were at Bucharest BookFest 2018

When I received an invitation from the US Embassy in Romania to attend International BookFest 2018 or Salonul Internațional de Carte, I was super excited! Not only was I picked as one of the four honorary authors to represent the Continue reading We Were at Bucharest BookFest 2018

Does Your Library Need a Free Book?

If you library is looking to add ‘Beato Goes To’ books to their library but doesn’t have the resources to do so, here are some grants out there that can help. Children’s Book Project for rural and tribal libraries (application Continue reading Does Your Library Need a Free Book?

Plan Your Next Summer Vacation In The Great Outdoors

School is almost over, which means it is time to take a family trip. Get out of the rut of Disney vacations and beach trips. Traveling with your family is a memorable and bonding experience that leaves a huge impression Continue reading Plan Your Next Summer Vacation In The Great Outdoors

Teach Your Kids About Friendship This Valentine’s Day

I feel that Valentine’s Day has become a Hallmark holiday over the recent years. It’s an excuse to buy cards, more chocolates, and give the rose industry a boom. There’s nothing wrong with that. But how do you teach your Continue reading Teach Your Kids About Friendship This Valentine’s Day