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Inhaltsangabe: Ah. . .Living the life Caribbean! Experience the everyday on an island paradise ~ from chasing goats in the garden to racing hermit crabs, playing West Indies pans, Jump Up ~ dancing in the streets, making sweet ginger beer, island boat racing, limin' ~ lazin' like a lime tree, bringing home a Caribbean sun smile and more, in a grand island read. You're sure to enjoy the lively island poems and eye-catching illustrations that are based on an ex-pat's experiences and observations of Caribbean island life. A fun read for all, "Islands ~ Vignettes from Paradise" is great for travel and limin'. Whether you are around the island or at home, share the fun, enjoy and savor the flavor. Truly, paradise under the sun. . .
Über den Autor: Cathrene Valente Youngquist is a retired educator and author of children?s picture book, "The Three Billygoats Gruff and Mean Calypso Joe", published by Simon and Schuster. Over the years she has enjoyed numerous book readings and signings, and has appeared on radio and television in the USA and in the Caribbean. Her passion has always been the melding of Fine Arts and Literacy ?Spreading the Joy. As an educator, she was most grateful to have received several large creative arts grants to promote literacy in the classroom. Cathrene has had the opportunity of lecturing at several universities in Connecticut, and at regional educational and library conferences on the east and west coasts?'Looking Beyond Text and Illustration: Making a Book Come Alive for a Child'. Ms. Youngquist, as well, has been honored as a recipient of the Western Connecticut State University Centennial Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to society. It is an award that she cherishes today. In addition to teaching in the classroom, Cathrene had been director of a sacred dance choir for over twenty years. The Branford Dance Choir, consisting of five different denominations, was fortunate to share several cultural exchanges with the Sacred Dance Choir of Anguilla, BWI. Wonderful times never to be forgotten. Today Cathrene resides in Connecticut, copiously writing poetry and creating children?s picture books. All the while, she continues to promote literacy through her lively book readings, complete with stuffed characters, music and dance. As a Grandma, "ISLAND" author Cathrene enjoys spending time with her two children Anna and Philip, and three wonderful grandchildren.
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