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Press Releases from Premio Publishing & Gozo Books (4 total)

Author Teams with Dead Writers to Create Children’s Nonfiction

MIDVALE, Utah – Author Karl Beckstrand never has drama working with other writers — but then, he’s only worked with dead ones. Beckstrand’s 24th and 25th books are the latest in a nonfiction series on immigrant children, Young American Immigrants, published by Premio Publishing in Midvale. “Agnes’s Rescue: The True Story of an Immigrant Girl,” released in April, is taken from the Scottish protagonist’s childhood recollections—transcribed by her youngest daughter, Veara Southworth

Children’s Golf Book a ‘Hole in Fun’

MIDVALE, Utah – Sometimes kids want to tell the story. Today they can — guided by author and media professor Karl Beckstrand’s concepts and art by Jordan C. Brun. Beckstrand’s 23rd book, “Gopher Golf: A Wordless Picture Book,” depicts the joy — and trials — a couple of gophers feel while golfing (with help from other critters). “Children love to make up stories,” says Beckstrand of his third wordless book, which

Kids Learn Where Food Comes From

MIDVALE, Utah – If you have kids, you may know that some think food comes from the grocery store. Author and media professor Karl Beckstrand is giving the backstory on that simplification. His 23rd book, “GROW: How We Get Food from Our Garden,” details how land is prepared, seeds are sown and nourished, and food is harvested. All steps are vividly illustrated by U.K. artist Zanara. “Kids love to see nature

Small-town Publisher Has International Reach

MIDVALE, Utah – How does a tiny local publisher reach readers in the Philippines or Africa? Technology. In past decades, only large publishing houses had the resources to get books to the masses. Today, anyone with Internet access can upload a novel to the connected world. Still, getting readers to notice and buy is another challenge altogether. The big publishers still have muscle behind their promos, but with 15 years’ experience

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