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Press release: Houston independent publisher celebrates second Kirkus star, “Best Indie” nod in advance of sophomore release

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.

·      Kirkus Reviews starred review, featured Best Indie Book of the Month in March 15, 2019 issue.

·      "Local Author Introduces Shakespeare for Babies," Brian Kirk, The Patch, April 11, 2018.

·      Interview with Lisa Ferland, March 16, 2018.…/

·      Named to Kirkus Reviews' Best Indie Books of 2017

·      Reviewed in Publisher’s Weekly, Sept. 11, 2017.

·      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

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

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

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

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

·      Parents’ Choice Recommended title, Spring 2017.

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

·      Featured by Pregnant Chicken, April 23, 2017.

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

·      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.

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

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

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

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