|Posted by TINK INK Publishing on July 26, 2009 at 5:22 AM|
Thank you for everyone who has supported the launch of
"The Bay Gull"
The first appearance & children's book reading in Arizona is scheduled for
Friday, July 31st at 10:30 AM
at Berean's Book Store
7401 W. Bell Rd, Peoria, AZ
Please come out and join us and feel free to forward this to your friends!!
This new children's book was written and illustrated by Emerson M. Colwell, Jr. who grew up in Bristol, RI. Emerson has been drawing cartoons for as long as he can remember, mostly about sports that he loves. He never thought about writing a children's book although he reads a lot of them to his own three children. One night in August, 2008, he had a dream about "The Bay Gull." The next day, he wrote out the story and started the illustrations of the sea gull's flight from Bristol Bagel Works south to Block Island. The pictures in the book were drawn from his own memories of the Bay.
Emerson currently resides in Arizona with his wife & children. The book has been well received in the desert. The children (and adults) who have read the story think that "Hog Island" and "Beavertail" are made up places with humorous animal characters created for the book. "The Bay Gull" made it's official Rhode Island debut in early July with several author appearances and signings including a spot at the Fourth of July Parade in Bristol. The cute sea gull, rhyming story and references to local locations were hits for all Rhode Islanders.
The book is currently offered at twelve different locations throughout the Narragansett Bay Area in RI(listed below) and through the website www.thebaygull.com.
We are committed to donating a portion of the profits from the book to non-profit organizations providing educational resources for children and working to protect the beauty of the Ocean state.
For more information, contact us anytime through the website or by calling 401-286-2650.
TINK INK Publishing
Check out these great places to shop in RI!
Barrington Books, 184 County Road Barrington, RI 02806 (401) 245-7925
A Novel Idea, 450 Hope Street Bristol, RI 02809 (401) 396-9360
Bristol Bagel Works, 420 Hope St Bristol, RI 02809
Herreshoff Marine Museum, One Burnside Street PO Box 450, Bristol RI 02809 (401) 253-5000
Grapes & Gourmet, Inc., 9 E Ferry Wharf Jamestown, RI 02835 (401) 423-0070
Island Books, Wyatt Square 575 East Main Rd Middletown, RI 02842 (401) 849-2665
Shell Boutique, 32 A Pier Marketplace Narragansett, RI 02882 (401) 788-8046
Armchair Sailor, 543 Thames Street Newport, RI 02840 (401) 847-4252
Primavera Newport, 4 Bowen's Wharf Newport, RI 02840 1-877-841-0757
Social Expressions, 295 S. Main Street Providence, RI 401-831-1000
Waves of Creation, 330 Main Street Wakefield, RI 02879 (401) 284-3844
Whimsies, 4 Church Street Warren, RI 02885 (401) 289-2404
Coming Soon To: Wicks N Sticks at The Boathouse, 311 Great Island Road (across from the RI Ferry in Pt. Judith,) Narragansett, RI 02882 (401) 783-4005 and Only In Rhode Island, The Shops at Long Wharf, Newport, RI (401) 846-5006
Thanks for supporting local business & for helping to promote "The Bay Gull!"