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About Erika

Worked in film and TV for several years before having my two wonderful children. Now I try to bring that creative input into my home to raise my kids. Hope you enjoy following this journey!

Wind Catcher, a Fantasy Teen Crime Novel

  About the Book Title: Wind Catcher (Chosen, Book 1) | Authors: Jeff Altabef & Erynn Altabef | Publication Date: March 21, 2015 | Publisher: Evolved Publishing | Pages: 324 | Recommended Ages: 10+ Book Description: Winner: Mom’s Choice Award — Silver Medal Winner: 2015 Beverly Hills Book Award – … Continue reading

Creative Writing Summer

Summer Writing Workshop As school came to an end, I noticed many mothers and teachers were concerned on how to get the kids practicing their handwriting, as well as newly acquired grammar and spelling skills. I was also concerned with not losing touch with my daughter’s newly found friends, as … Continue reading

Frankie Dupont and the Lemon Festival Fiasco Review

  About the Book Title: Frankie Dupont and The Lemon Festival Fiasco | Author: Julie Anne Grasso | Illustrator: Alexander Avellino | Publication Date: March 29, 2015 | Publisher: Independent | Pages: 100 | Recommended Ages: 8 to 12 Summary: Hot off cracking his first official case, Frankie Dupont is … Continue reading

Billy Bobble Makes a Magic Wand Book Review

  About the Book Title: Billy Bobble Makes a Magic Wand | Author: R.S. Mellette | Publication Date: December 8, 2014 | Publisher: Elephant’s Bookshelf Press | Pages: 284 | Recommended Ages: 10+ Book Description: “E = mc2 is no longer the most powerful force in the universe. Your wand … Continue reading