Catalina and the King’s Wall is a rather sweet book. Catalina is a baker and a really good one at that. The King loves to eat and keeps Catalina busy with baking goodies for him. She misses her family who is planning to visit her but the King plans to build a wall around his kingdom.
The book, Catalina and the King’s Wall is a satire to the current issues plaguing the world, and a world that needs to be more open and big-hearted. The lovely, pretty, full-page images add to the reading experience. The small sentences are easy to read.
This storybook illustrated with vibrant colours and the paintings with the delightful baked goodies look yummy enough to eat. We had a distinct craving for some cake and cookies. Sweet, rhyming and wise words make it a delightful and fun read. I read it to my son who enjoyed it. Catalina and the King’s Wall is a good bedtime read.
Catalina and the King’s Wall is a lesson on being kind, generous, and supportive of all. Greedy and gluttonous, the king wants to keep everything for himself but then how would people and families from other kingdoms meet?
The smart girl Catalina brings syrupy, sweet and gooey ideas for building the wall and finally her sweet, crumbly wall teaches the King a lesson. The wall is a thing of a past and she is united with her family.
BeachBoundBooks is pleased to be coordinating a Blog Tour for the children’s picture book written by Patty Costello and illustrated by Diane Cojocaru, Catalina and the King’s Wall. The tour will run from May 3 – May 31, 2018.
About the Book
Title: Catalina and the King’s Wall
Author: Patricia Costello
Illustrated by: Diane Cojocaru
Genre: Children’s Picture Book
Number of Pages: 32
Publisher: Eifrig Publishing
Publication Date: May 5, 2018
Summary: One day Catalina overhears the king planning to build a wall and fears her family will never be able to visit. Catalina tricks the king into building walls that droop, drip, swirl, and swoosh away. But now the king demands a wall that will outlast even a Twinkie. Luckily, Catalina has the perfect ingredients to bake up a family reunion!
About the Author
Patty Costello lives in Boise, Idaho with her husband, a crazy awesome toddler, a dog named Pippa, and a dog named Spencer. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of St Thomas and a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Minnesota. She currently works in higher education. Catalina and the King’s Wall is her first book. At all hours of the day (and night) she can be found standing at her desk, helping her university run smoothly and working on her next story.
Blog Tour Giveaway
Prize: One winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card or $25 PayPal cash prize, winner’s choice
Giveaway ends: May 31, 11:59 pm, 2018
Open to: Internationally
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