Dreams come true.

If you have other ideas to promote "Spot",

We would love to hear from you!  

      Jan 14th: YouTube "Skit" Launch with Everyone's Toy Club
     Jan 26th: YouTube Interview with Mr Maze (Saturday)   
     Jan 29th:  Author's Visit - Sts. Simon and Jude School 
​     Jan 29th: Author's Festival: Huntington Beach Central Library, 2:30 - 5pm  (HB, CA)
     Feb 23rd:  Speaker: Pretend City’s S.T.E.A.M. Day Event with the Youth Leadership Council
     Feb 26th:  Speaker: Read Across America at Tustin Ranch Elementary

     Feb 27th:   Redondo Beach Library- Author's Festival
     Feb 28th:  Author's Visit - Scholarship Prep Charter School, 5 - 6:30pm (Santa Ana, CA)
​     March 2nd - March 11th:  Out of Town



✓  Feb 1st & 2nd, 2018:  Reading is Fun Page Hop (Facebook Events)
✓  Feb 9th & 10th, 2018:  SoCal Kindergarten Conference (Pasadena Convention Center, CA)
✓  Feb 27th, 2018: Read Across America -  Tustin Ranch Elementary (Orange County, CA)
✓  March 2nd, 2018: Read Across America - The Accelerated School (Los Angeles, CA) 
✓  ​April 21st, 2018: Santa Ana Public Library's "Children's Day/Book Day" (Santa Ana, CA)
✓  June 26th, 2018: Author's Visit KinderCare (Irvine, CA) 
✓  June 28th, 2018: Author's Visit KinderCare (Irvine, CA) 
✓  June 29th, 2018: Book Launch, Facebook Event with StoryFlow (Worldwide)
✓  July 9th-13th, 2018: SDE Educator's Conference (Las Vegas, NV) 
✓  August 21, 2018:  Mermaids + Pirates at Pacific City Mall with HB Mermaids (HB, CA)
✓  September 12th, 2018:  Author's Visit Pretend City's Children's Museum (Irvine, CA)
✓  September 30th, 2018:  OC Children's Book Festival (Costa Mesa, CA)
✓  Oct 2nd: OC Hispanic Heritage Month, Hispanic Lifestyle Magazine (Anaheim, CA)
✓  Oct 3rd: Relationship Building Network (RBN), Business Expo (Garden Grove, CA)
✓  Oct 20th:  OC Health & Wealth Event w/ Kids Give to Kids (Irvine, CA)

March 3-5  Vendor Booth:  CA Assoc. of Gifted​ 55th Annual Conference (San Diego, CA) ​​
✓  April 21st  Storyteller:  Orange County Fair "Imaginology" S.T.E.A.M. Exhibition (Costa Mesa, CA)

✓  April 22nd  Vendor Booth:  Earth Day at the Bay (Newport Beach, CA)

​​✓  April 29th  Storyteller:  Indie Bookstore day, Flintridge Bookstore (La Canada Flintridge, CA)
​​✓  May 23rd  Author's Visit:  Santa Ana Main Public Library (Santa Ana, CA)  6:30pm - 7:30pm

​​✓  June 17th  Booth (Guest Author):  Int'l. Surfing Day with Surfrider Foundation (Huntington Beach)
​​✓  July 12th  Author's Visit:  HB Bolsa Chica Conservancy Interpretive Center 

​​✓  July 13th  Author's Visit:  University of Riverside G.A.T.E. Summer program​​​ 

​​✓  July 22nd  Author's Visit:  Ocean Institute (Dana Point, CA)  10:30am - 12:30pm
​​✓  August 12th  Story Time & Craft:  Santa Monica Pier Aquarium Heal the Bay, 2pm - 3pm
​​✓  August 19th  Story Time & Craft:  Barnes & Noble Newport Beach, 2pm - 3pm 

​​✓  August 26th  Author's Alley & Storyteller:  San Diego Festival of Books, 10am - 6pm 
✓  September 9th  Story Time & Craft:  Green on the Green Newport Beach Eco Expo, 10am - 3pm

✓  September 27th  Author's Visit:  Pretend City's Children's Museum, 11am - 12pm

✓  October 1st  Author's Alley:  OC Children's Book Festival (Orange Coast College), 9:30am - 4pm
✓  October 7th  Author's Visit & Story Time:  Foothill Ranch Public Library (OC Library), 2pm - 3pm
✓  Oct 13th "Spooky STEAM Night" Vendor:  The Knox  School of Santa Barbara, 5pm - 8pm
✓  Nov 20th "Author's Visit: Children's Community School (Van Nuys, CA), 9-12pm


​​​"Can you spot the sea pup?"

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"All I have learned, I learned from books."  ~Abraham Lincoln

Being a self-published author comes with its own challenges, but any growing pains I may experience will be worth the joy of introducing children to our special character "Spot".

Thank you for taking an interest into the launch of our book, Spot: A Sea Pup's Survival Guide


  • Submitting book to libraries for review with the intent to host children's reading events
  • Donate books to local Marine/Nature learning centers for kids along the coast of Calif.
  • Connect & Market to Educators that are seeking eco-themed picture books


Ocean Institute (​Dana Point)

​Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center (NB)

​Aquarium of the Pacific (Long Beach)​

HB Bolsa Chica Conservancy

​Santa Monica Aquarium
Surfrider Foundation NB Chapter
Kids Give to Kids org