Today’s Mama Blog

September 30, 2013

Lucky Penny Press Children’s eBooks

Self-publications seem to be a dime a dozen these days. Whether you have a Kindle, a Nook or an iPad, eReaders are inundated with great, good, and, let’s face it, not-so-good books for both adults and children. As a parent, I am appalled at some of the book choices that appear when my nine-year-old daughter hunts for a book to read on her Kindle. Some of them are clearly NOT intended for children – even after we’ve filtered our search accordingly.

Fortunately, there are budding eBook publishing companies like Lucky Penny Press that have a focused ideology of providing good quality books for children. “We want our books to have a message in them about culture, adventure, the environment – moral lessons” said Melissa Marsted, founder of Lucky Penny Press. Their books are targeted for children ages three to ten years old and are offered in several different languages, such as Spanish, French and Chinese as well as English. This is a great opportunity to expose your children to foreign languages, or reinforce one while learning about the myriad of messages each book has.

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