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Book Title: Zippy's Special Gift by Therese Van Ryne
Category: Children's Fiction (Ages 3-7), 38 pages
Genre: Children's Picture Book
Publisher: Mascot Books
Release date: Mar, 2021
Format available: hardback
Content Rating: G for everyone.
Zippy the Zebra doesn't like her stripes. She doesn't want to stand out! Follow Zippy as she embarks upon a thrilling adventure with her animal friends that helps her realize everyone is perfect just the way they are. Profits from the sales of Zippy's Special Gift will be donated to one of Zebra Technologies strategic charitable partners, Bernies Book Bank, a non-profit organization that changes the story for under-served children and helps them read their way to a better life! Learn more at www.berniesbookbank.org.
Zippy’s Special Gift is a fun and uplifting adventure story that shares a sweet message of embracing our differences. It’s a cute tale that gives you all the warm fuzzies.
Initially, Zippy the zebra doesn’t like her stripes, but after visiting with her friends, she realizes everyone has special gifts, and our unique qualities and appearances should be celebrated.
The rhyming narration is fun, the lively illustrations are engaging, and the theme of acceptance is so meaningful. I love that profits are donated to a children’s charity, making the book all the more special.
Dɪsᴄʟᴏsᴜʀᴇ: I ʀᴇᴄᴇɪᴠᴇᴅ ᴀ ᴄᴏᴍᴘʟɪᴍᴇɴᴛᴀʀʏ ᴄᴏᴘʏ ᴏғ ᴛʜɪs ʙᴏᴏᴋ. Mʏ ʀᴇᴠɪᴇᴡ ᴡᴀs ɴᴏᴛ ɪɴғʟᴜᴇɴᴄᴇᴅ.
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Zippy’s Special Gift is Van Ryne’s debut children’s book. She currently serves as the Global Director of PR, Thought Leadership and Advocacy for Zebra Technologies. One of PR News’ 2019 Top Women in PR, Van Ryne also has experience as a journalist, editor and producer, reporting nightly from Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
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