September 12, 2008

An Apple a Day … Keeps Who Away? — Adorable New Picture Book Features a Lovable Cow Who Likes Apples

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Sept. 12, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- We've all heard the refrain, "An apple a day, keeps the doctor away." In the charming picture book I Like Apples by Marie Lyon, meet lovable animal characters, including a cow with a taste for crunchy and delicious apples.

A children's book for 3 to 6-year-olds, I Like Apples is illustrated in bright colors in coloring-book mode, with text pages introducing small sketches that will stimulate the child's curiosity, to make them observe and ask questions. It is full of delightful pictures showing happy outdoor scenes and lovable animals like cats, cows, and furry creatures like mice. It will help your children develop their creativity, imagination, as well as help develop a love for nature and all creatures great and small.

The engaging illustrations were done on a MacIntosh Apple computer in Adobe Photoshop Elements with a mouse - though not the furry kind.

Get a copy now of this charming picture book. Available through

About the Author

Marie Lyon grew up on an Acadian farm in Prince Edward Island, Canada. She had a pet lamb named Nannie and a friendly cow called Bossy. She now makes her home in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan where she is an active artist. Her summers are spent in the same old farmhouse with her husband, Noel, and their two cats, Charlie, a large orange tabby, and Maggie, a small gray tabby.

                   I LIKE APPLES * by Marie Lyon                  Publication Date: June 5, 2008           Picture Book; $21.99; 36 pages; 978-1-4363-3940-7      Picture Book Hardcover; $31.99; 36 pages; 978-1-4363-3941-4 

To request a complimentary paperback review copy, contact the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7479. Tear sheets may be sent by regular or electronic mail to Marketing Services. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7876.

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