Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Rice & Rocks Book Blast: Giveaway for a $50 Amazon Gift Card or PayPal Cash

Rice & Rocks by Sandra L. Richards

Tradition takes flight in Rice & Rocks, a picture book celebrating culture and diversity.

Giovanni’s friends are coming over for Sunday dinner, and his grandmother is serving rice and beans. Giovanni is embarrassed—he does not like “rice and rocks” and worries his friends will think the traditional Jamaican dish is weird. But his favorite Auntie comes to the rescue. She and Giovanni’s pet parrot, Jasper, take him on a magical journey across the globe, visiting places where people eat rice and rocks. This exciting story celebrates the varied traditions of every culture while also highlighting the delicious similarities that bring us all together.
Praise for Rice & Rocks

"I feel as if Rice & Rocks was written for the 7-year-old me stuck in a foreign country. I wish I could have read it when I was a kid since it would have really helped me to feel a lot more comfortable with my roots, my traditions, in a foreign place with people of other colors & customs."- Melissa Robles, The Reader and the Chef

"Rice & Rocks is a beautifully illustrated, culturally diverse children's book centered around my favorite topic ... food!... Parents will enjoy reading it with/to their little ones because the illustrations compliment the story perfectly. This book will also work as a good conversation starter for acceptance of self and others for school age children."- D.S. White, Divine Perspective

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Sandra L. Richards is the debut picture book author of Rice & Rocks. With Rice & Rocks, Sandra brings a unique contribution to the world of children’s books. An American-born daughter of Jamaican immigrant parents, she hopes the book will serve as an educational resource for families seeking to teach their children the value of their heritage and the importance of cultural diversity.

Blast Giveaway
Prize: $50 Amazon Gift Card or PayPal Cash
Ends 10/28/16

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