Apr 9, 2010

Danny the Dragon Review and Giveaway CLOSED

Nominee for Best Children's Picture Book 2009

Danny the Dragon “Meets Jimmy”
Danny’s mannerisms are absolutely charming as he strolls through the pages meeting Jimmy’s family and friends in the MOST unusual way, imparting his delightful acts of wisdom and kindness while Skipper continues to take notes in his traveling journal for future adventures. Why are they here? Where are they going? Danny and his little traveling companion, Skipper, are quite the adventuresome and fun duo.

Danny the Dragon was a huge hit in our house. Dragons and dinosaurs, in general, are Bryan's favorite things but now all dragons/dinosaurs are "Danny Dragon." Danny is a cute dragon and I love the story. The book is beautifully illustrated. And the only problem with the DVD, which includes a translation of the story in sing language was that Bryan was not happy when it ended!!


Here is some of the information that the DVD provides:

->> 93% of all deaf children are born to normal hearing families.

->> Only 10% of those families learn to effectively communicate with their own child or children.

->> About 85% of deaf High School graduates only read at a 3rd to 4th grade level.


Danny is adorable and I think the story is great. It encourages kids to use their imaginations and believe. that anything is possible.


The author of book, Tina Turbin is an amazing lady and uses the proceeds of the contribute to some amazing causes. In addition to her book, Tina also writes a blog at www.GlutenFreeHelp.info.


Tina Turbin has led an exciting life. Born in Hawaii and
featured in LIFE magazine with Bing Crosby’s family at the tender
age of 36 months as a top swimmer for the Red Cross, Tina has
lived in England and Puerto Rico, as well as on the east and west coasts of the United States. The arts
have always surrounded her and been a major part of her life. Tina wrote her first children’s story at
age 16 while pursuing painting and design, and the passion has never dampened.
Tina married young and worked in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles while raising three very
talented and successful children. She ran her own consulting business and studio, Show Biz Kidz,
through which she and her staff along with local Hollywood studio staff helped many children in
movies and television lead successful lives.
Living on both coasts of the U.S. since the mid-nineties, Tina wrote and traveled while lecturing on her
book Show Biz Kids East Coast Guidebook, which supplies information for southern East Coast families
with show-biz-bound children.
Through her work with children, Tina became fascinated with the area of child health and nutrition,
leading to her research in this field, which has resulted in many wonderful insights and friends in a wide
range of professions along this avenue. Her website www.GlutenFreeHelp.info is just one result of those
years and her continued interest in these subjects.
Tina is currently bicoastal with her husband of 28 years. She is a licensed decorator, author and
researcher and continues to enjoy her abilities as an entrepreneur and in real estate. She supports
endeavors involving children, family and the roles of a mother and of a woman in society, as these
are sincere topics to her. She also takes pleasure in doing things through the arts to enlighten
awareness and responsibility in these areas.
Tina enjoys being a mom, a woman and a friend to many.


Would you like to win a copy of Danny the Dragon for your little dragon lover?

Giveaway Rules
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Please be sure that I have a way to contact you either with a email available on your blogger account or leave your email in your comment. If I can not contact you via email, or you do not respond with in approx. 48 hours to my email, I have to pick a new winner. And I really hate doing that!

Disclosure: I received complimentary copies of the book and DVD to review, I was not paid for my opinions but shared my HONEST personal feedback.

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