My 4th book, Beato Goes To Japan just released in June 2018! This book required years of research, where I traveled to the country three times, exploring some of the small towns and the unique cultural etiquettes. There is always Continue reading Secrets Behind Beato Goes To Japan
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
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?
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
People in the United States have celebrated Earth Day on April 22 each year since 1970 to promote environmental awareness, education, and activism. Perhaps your child is already sensitive to animals, shows interest in marine life, or is fascinated by Continue reading Beato Teaches Kids About Earth 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
You may have noticed that every Beato Goes To book begins with a conversation between Ruso (the dog) and Beato (the cat). Ruso is Beato’s elder and “wiser” brother who offers him advise and disciplines him when needed. He knows Continue reading Ruso – The Wise One
It’s December, which means time to go shopping! As you make your rounds around the mall and online stores, do consider including Beato Goes To books in your shopping cart. Here are some ideas for who these books and apps would Continue reading Who Are You Shopping For This Holiday Season?
Frequently, during my interviews and talks, I asked this question a lot, “What did you enjoy reading when you were a kid?” so I thought I’d write a post about it. I have been an avid reader ever since I Continue reading My Favorite Books from Childhood
As you know, every ‘Beato Goes To’ book is based on real-life events and characters. I have traveled to Indonesia twice and have fallen in love with it’s peaceful atmosphere, natural beauty and humble people. I have also taken groups Continue reading Who is Putu?