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High resolution cover art for Behowl the Moon and The Wild Waves Whist

Author photo: Erin Nelsen Parekh. Photo credit: Jessy Day, Elephant June Photography Illustrator photo: Mehrdokht Amini. Photo credit: Mehrdohkt Amini.

Here are some articles and reviews discussing The Wild Waves Whist, Behowl the Moon and Shakespeare for babies:

·      “Shakespeare for Babies Is Exactly What It Sounds Like,” Olivia Flores Alvarez, Houstonia Magazine, March 20, 2019. https://www.houstoniamag.com/articles/2019/3/20/shakespeare-for-babies-erin-nelsen-parekh-brazos-wild-waves-whist

·      Kirkus Reviews starred review, featured Best Indie Book of the Month in March 15, 2019 issue. https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/erin-nelsen-parekh/the-wild-waves-whist/

·      "Local Author Introduces Shakespeare for Babies," Brian Kirk, The Patch, April 11, 2018. https://patch.com/texas/clearlake/local-author-introduces-shakespeare-babies

·      Interview with Lisa Ferland, March 16, 2018. https://lisaferland.com/kickstarter-self-published-childre…/

·      Named to Kirkus Reviews' Best Indie Books of 2017https://www.kirkusreviews.com/lists/best-indie-childrens-books-2017/

·      Reviewed in Publisher’s Weekly, Sept. 11, 2017. https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-9984397-1-6

·      Included in New York Review of Books Independent Press Listing, Aug. 3, and Fall Books issue, Sept. 14.

·      Reviewed in Literary Review, Sept. 2017 issue https://literaryreview.co.uk/wizards-werewolves

·      Interview with Houston Matters, Houston Public Media, July 27, 2017. 

        http://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/arts-culture/2017/07/27/222590/turning-shakespeare-into-a-bedtime-story/

·      Featured in the Houston Chronicle, “Shakespeare for babies: Houston woman pairs the Bard with board book,” Alyson Ward,
July 23, 2017.

http://www.houstonchronicle.com/entertainment/books/article/Shakespeare-for-babies-Houston-woman-pairs-the-11306026.php

·      “Shakespeare for Babies? A Houston author says yes.” Alyson Ward, Houston Chronicle, July 14, 2017.

http://www.houstonchronicle.com/entertainment/books/article/Shakespeare-for-babies-A-Houston-author-says-yes-11289224.php

·      Kirkus Reviews starred review, featured indie review in July 1, 2017 issue.

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/erin-nelsen-parekh/behowl-the-moon/

·      Parents’ Choice Recommended title, Spring 2017.

http://www.parents-choice.org/product.cfm?product_id=35148&StepNum=1&award=aw

·      Amazon reviews, various authors: averaging five stars on 18 reviews.

https://www.amazon.com/Behowl-Moon-Ageless-Shakespeares-Midsummer/dp/0998439711/

·      Featured by Pregnant Chicken, April 23, 2017. https://www.facebook.com/pregnantchicken/photos/a.156196991064581.32408.111779228839691/1804800682870862/?type=3&theater

·     Featured on ShakespeareGeek.com, “Behold! Behowl the Moon by Erin Nelsen Parekh,” Duane Morin, April 6, 2017.

http://www.shakespearegeek.com/2017/04/behold-behowl-moon-erin-nelsen-parekh.html

·      Kickstarter campaign raised $17,695 in September 2016. Earned “Projects we love” highlight status and was featured as Kickstarter’s Project of the Day in children’s literature category.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/172320179/behowl-the-moon-an-ageless-story-from-shakespeares

·      “Behowl the Moon Board Book Featured on Kickstarter.” Maryann Yin, Galley Cat, Sept. 23, 2016.

http://www.adweek.com/galleycat/behowl-the-moon-board-book-featured-on-kickstarter/125201

·      “Shakespeare for kids!” Jud Wellington, SpareMin Kickstarter series, Sept. 20, 2016.

https://twitter.com/judahdiah/status/778285454747693060

·      “A Sweet Dream for Sweet Dreams,” Eric Minton, Shakespeareances.com, Sept. 19, 2016.

http://www.shakespeareances.com/wherewill/news/NEWS_Childrens_Dream-160919.html

·      “The World Needs Shakespeare Baby Books,” Duane Morin, ShakespeareGeek.com, Sept. 8, 2016.

http://www.shakespearegeek.com/2016/09/the-world-needs-shakespeare-baby-books.html