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Press Releases from Premio Publishing & Gozo Books, LLC (6 total)

Multicultural Publisher Creates Ten Products from 1 Title

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - When author Karl Beckstrand wrote “Great Cape o’ Colors – Capa de colores,” he didn’t plan on it becoming a model of multiplying products that any manufacturer or goods producer could emulate. “I just wanted a bilingual picture book to teach colors in Spanish or English,” he said. "Great Cape o’ Colors" is Beckstrand’s 20th book and sixth bilingual title. Because some buyers (parents, educators) prefer

Kids Prime for Language Learning and Jobs

MIDVALE, Utah - When Karl Beckstrand wrote his 20th book, “Great Cape o’ Colors – Capa de colores,” he didn’t plan on it being about careers. “I just wanted a Spanish-English picture book to teach colors to language learners,” he said. “I came up with different costumes that include capes — costumes kids might try at home,” said Beckstrand, whose books have diverse characters and language pronunciation guides. But after getting

Western Story Wins International Book Award

MIDVALE, Utah, Oct. 18, 2016 – What if you came home after a journey and your family was no longer there? What if someone else was living in your house, running what you used to manage — and trying to kill you? So begins the thriller “To Swallow the Earth,” which won this year’s International Book Award for western novel. “It’s really my grandfather’s story,” says co-author Karl Beckstrand. “My grandfather

New Astronomy Picture Book Exposes Kids to Science

Feb. 16, 2014, MIDVALE, UT, USA – Want to expose kids to the night sky? A new picture book Bright Star, Night Star: An Astronomy Story sneaks a little space science into bedtime. A story about the starry skies, this children's book has activities for finding stars, constellations, planets and other heavenly bodies. Rich illustrations by Spanish artist Luis F. Sanz help identify new objects and words for children ages

Horse and Dog Adventure Ebooks Free from Multicultural Publisher

Nationally-lauded publisher of language and activity books offers two new ebooks as free downloads through September 15. One is a book of short story adventures with horses, dogs, and wild country, the other is a book of political humor. Midvale, UT, September 01, 2013 -- Animal lovers can get a peek at life in rural California in the early twentieth century when animals played a critical role in human survival. Author

Multi-cultural Stories Grab Educators and Students

Schools and families like stories with minority protagonists and multi-cultural themes. During Black History Month, nationally-lauded author of bilingual books shares diverse offerings. Midvale, UT, February 01, 2012 -- Students and teachers love books with minority characters. For author Karl Beckstrand, it's a lesson learned. During Black History Month Beckstrand will share his diverse titles with students from many backgrounds. School demand has grown for Beckstrand's activity books, which feature minority characters