Longtime teafriend Cheryl Kling has just published her first book, and I was fortunate enough to have received a review copy this week.
Cheryl is a lovely young woman and a very talented author/artist/educator from Branford, Connecticut. The book, written and illustrated by her, is called Nature's Royal Tea Party. Cheryl says the inspiration for the story came from her mother, who read Mother Goose to her as a child, and from her grandmother who introduced her "to a good cup of tea."
The story. Characters from Nature's Royalty are invited to the May Queen's tea party. The little Firefly is the messenger who delivers invitations to Queen Mum, Ladybug, Queen Bee, the Frog Prince, the Monarch Butterfly and other royal characters who prepare to celebrate with a secret guest of honor. My favorite character is Queen Anne - who not only wears but also supplies the teacups!
Cheryl's book is both charming and intelligent, and adults will enjoy it just as much as children.
Kudos to you Cheryl for such a magical book!
For more information, visit http://cherylkling.com or email Cheryl at firstname.lastname@example.org