Riley’s Lost Tooth | Book Launch Party in San Antonio!

By heather at 1:06 am on Monday, March 22, 2010

heather castles riley's lost tooth illustrations

Diane Cantrell will be hosting a book launch for our latest children’s book, Riley’s Lost Tooth. If you are in the San Antonio area this weekend, here are the details if you want to meet the author and pick up a signed copy of Riley’s Tooth.

heather castles riley's lost tooth illustrationsWhen : March 27th 11:00 A.M.- 3:00 P.M.

Where : The Friendly Spot Ice House
943 S. Alamo St. San Antonio, TX 78205
Ph. 210-224-2337
King William Area San Antonio, TX

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Riley’s Lost Tooth | Review by Swamy

By heather at 1:41 am on Wednesday, March 17, 2010

riley's lost tooth children's book coverDiane passed along to me the first review of our book, Riley’s Lost Tooth, over at Swamy Reviews. Here’s an excerpt from the review :

“The book is colorfully illustrated and the story is simple but delightful. Riley, a small girl of about 5 years loses her first tooth. When she shares that news with her grandma, the pups in the house get worried and start searching for the lost tooth. A tooth fairy appears and assures them that it is a natural process and Riley will in fact get a regular, permanent tooth in its place.

….The book is well written and the illustrations are beautiful. The book will definitely appeal to all children (including children at heart like this reviewer) and their parents / grandparents / elder siblings and other care givers. Strongly recommended as an educational gift.”

Riley’s Lost Tooth is due to be launched in just a couple weeks!

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Mumbai Waterfront Property | Part 2

By heather at 1:15 am on Friday, March 5, 2010

heather castles acrylic painting india mumbai waterfront

Here’s a recent look at my painting of a filthy section of waterfront across from the ritziest shopping district in Mumbai. I’ve added mainly neutrals and some lights… not the brightest whites yet, I want to build up the texture and colours first. You can see how it looked before this step here.

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Riley’s Lost Tooth | The books arrived!

By heather at 1:21 am on Monday, March 1, 2010

heather castles riley's lost tooth illustrations

riley's lost tooth children's book cover Eeeeee! So excited, my copies of Riley’s Lost Tooth (Written by Diane Cantrell, Illustrated by moi) arrived in the post! Hera was right into them, opening up each one up, flipping through the pages, then declaring “The End.” I’m really pleased with how they’ve turned out, Brown Books did a great job. Riley’s Lost Tooth now available online at Book launch party in San Antonio is planned for March 27th… I’ll post details later!

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