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Turn off the TV—Tips for Families

Just when you think it can’t get any worse, it does. Even though last season’s hit shows were full of stuff you didn’t want your kids to watch or even know about, you turn on the television to find that this season’s shows are even more shocking. One of the best decisions I made years ago for myself and for my family was to cut down on television drastically.

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Children's Book, Childrens' Literature, family, Family Time, Games, Games at Home, General, television
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Disney – Danny the Dragon and Sunset Park Elementary

Look at what is happening tomorrow at Sunset Park Elementary School behind

Disney, in none other than lovely Florida!

Sunset Park Elementary School, located in Windermere, Florida, welcomes author Tina Turbin to share her Danny the Dragon book with over 500 students, teachers, and parents. She will sharing her work with large groups and will talk about what it is like to write children’s books. In January, Danny the Dragon will make a return appearance when the school cafeteria celebrates “Appreciate a Dragon Day”- January 16th, so mark your calendars.

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Acts of Kindness, Book Tour, Childrens' Literature, Danny the Dragon CD, Events, General, School Visits
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A 4-year Old Boy Comments on Danny the Dragon!

Here’s a fun message from a mom that had attended a book reading of Danny the Dragon Meets Jimmy with her 2 young boys:

“Morning Tina,
I was driving the boys to school this morning and Bodhi (my 4 yr-old) said, “mommy, did you know that dinosaurs don’t have boots?” Then about a minute later he said, “not like Danny the Dragon; he does have boots. Dragons does have boots”. Love it!”

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Author Tina Turbin Supports Carlynn McCormick’s Views!

Again, I am honored to include another article by Carlynn McCormick at my site. I highly back up her views and I find that many moms and parents can relate to her. Enjoy! Tina

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Tina and Danny – New Members of SIBA!

It has been an incredibly successful year thus far for Danny the Dragon, across the globe, and we expect even greater success for the remainder of the year!

Therefore it was only fitting that I become a member of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA), as a way to get acquainted with the booksellers close to home here in the U.S., and establish some great partnerships along the way.

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Another Wonderful Book Review of Danny the Dragon Meets Jimmy!

Jewelry designer Victoria Cunningham, wrote the following book review of Danny the Dragon Meets Jimmy:

“Your book is wonderful. Congratulations! It’s a great story about
listening and trust and family. I like how you incorporate “helping”
with the dishes etc… Only a mom could understand how important that is. I love the colorful illustrations, my daughters would love it.
thanks for the read!”

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Tina and Danny Brighten Children’s Lives in Palm Harbor

I have a lovely message that I would like to share. To receive messages such as the one that follows is such a joy for me, and really does make the readings and presentations that I deliver that much more special.

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Renowned Author Judy Blume Congratulates Author Tina Turbin

I was more than thrilled to receive the following letter from multi-award winning, ground-breaking author Judy Blume – to share with you:

“Thanks so much for your warm note and congratulations on getting your first book published! I’m touched by how well you remember my books. Readers like you have made my career, and I can never thank you enough. If you have a chance check out my blog and let me know what you think.

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Danny the Dragon Meets Jimmy in Another Online Bookstore!

We are so pleased with the tremendous amount of support towards the Danny the Dragon series, especially online in the virtual world.

Fans will now be able to purchase Danny the Dragon Meets Jimmy at The Boomer Authority Bookstore for Children. Thank you to the Boomer Authority Bookstore!

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“Blogs by Women” – Author Tina Turbin and Danny the Dragon are Featured!

“Blogs by Women” is a website (www.blogsbywomen.org) which promotes blogs that are produced by women.

To all of my Danny the Dragon blog readers, you guessed it, the Danny the Dragon blog is definitely featured at the Blogs By Women website.

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