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Lifetime Access for $38 (Limited Time)

Lifetime Access (Limited Time)
We passed 1 Million pageviews! To celebrate this major milestone, we're turning off recurring payments on the Butterfly Yearly Access Pass for a limited time and extending LIFETIME access to users who upgrade or purchase our Butterfly Access Pass. The Butterfly Access Pass will let you read all existing and future books from our kid's ebook library for $38 LIFETIME- and NEVER pay the annual fee again. That’s right. Only $38 for LIFETIME Access to our Kid's Book Library! Take advantage of this celebration sale by performing 3 simple steps and get your unlimited Butterfly Access Pass today:...

The Top 10 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

The Top 10 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make by Rana DiOrio
by Rana DiOrio As independent publishers, author publishers, small-business owners, and/or vendors supporting the content-producing industry, we are all entrepreneurs. I took on that role in 2009 by starting a children’s media company after I had spent years working in law, finance, and private equity. Throughout my career I have learned some of my most valuable lessons by making mistakes. Now I hope that sharing my lessons learned will benefit other indie and author publishers. To broaden the scope of this Top 10 Mistakes list, I sent an email to more than 25 friends who are former clients,...

Learning the 4 R’s of Recycling With Thurman the Turtle!

Living Green, a Turtle's Quest for a Cleaner Planet
Living Green: A Turtle's Quest for a Cleaner Planet is an inspirational tale of a young turtle who is tired of seeing the land that he loves cluttered with trash. It was a beautiful wedding day for the Turtley family, until humans got in the way. Driving by on an overhead bypass, someone in a car above tossed handfuls of garbage out their window to the field below where the wedding was taking place. Tragically, Miss Taylor Turtley was left crying with her soon-to-be husband by her side that was trying to console her because some banana peels ruined her wedding veil and dress! Her younger...

Train Your Kids Like Piper The Elf Trains Santa!

Book Review of Piper the Elf Trains Santa
Piper the Elf Trains Santa Written and Illustrated by Colleen Driscoll, Brian Dumm Published by Headline Books Review by Eric L. Zielinski Uh-oh! It’s that time of year again and Mrs. Claus is worried that Santa won’t fit into his suit for the BIG DAY. Evidently, Santa’s been practicing his milk-and-cookies routine during the off-season and put on some extra pounds! In this comical adventure, Piper the Elf Trains Santa , Mrs. Clause asks Piper to be Santa’s personal trainer, but there’s a problem: Santa doesn’t want to exercise and Piper has no personal training experience. In fact, she doesn...

Make way for the Witches…

Witches' Brew
Although Halloween has come & gone, we’re still feeling pretty “witchy” here at Pinwheel Books. Could it have something to do with Talia Aikens-Nuñez’s new book, OMG… Am I A Witch?! Quite possibly! OMG… Am I A Witch?! is the enchanting & thoroughly modern tale of April, a little girl so fed-up with her bullying older brother that she turns him into a dog using a spell she finds on Google! Is April really a Witch? Will she be able to undo the spell in time? Is she going to be punished FOREVER? And will her brother ever stop growling at her? You’re little sorceress or sorcerer is sure...

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