Batty Over Books is an exciting children’s book about an adorable little bat called “Batty Bob” who is obsessively batty over books. He invites his readers to open up and fly along so they can go “BATTY” too.After he successfully entices the reader to join along, the characters in the book begin to dance right off the pages. They find themselves spending an enjoyable evening filled with frolic and fun as they fly around Bob’s crazy hometown. There are adventures with Super Heroes, Pirates, Wizards’ and dragons. They even find themselves having a showdown at High-Moon in the Wild Wild West...As the dew gathers on the ground and our little bat realizes he has become exhausted, he flies back to the warm and cuddling wings of his devoted Batty Momma to discover a special secret he has known all along deep down in his heart… which makes him love his Momma more than ever. September Cardiff is a library performer who has spent many years motivating and encouraging young children to read. She has performed children’s shows for years, dressing up as her various endearing characters, and has written stories that go along with many of them. She is finally taking her dream of publishing one of these delightful stories, by making it a reality.September has paired up with illustrator Elisabeth Howard to present to her audiences her love for children’s books through one of her very own stories in print.She would now like to show you a sneak preview of a few of the beautifully drawn illustrations of her soon-to-be published Batty Over Books. So sit back and stroll down the page to see Batty Bob and some of his adventures through a night..

 

Elisabeth was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and grew up in Connecticut. She is currently studying Illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She is extremely determined and a hard worker. There is nothing else in her life that she would rather do than to create. She has been drawing ever since she can remember and intends to create the rest of her life. Her love for life is the leading influence in her art. People are very complex beings, and that is where her inspiration comes. The idea of hiding emotion is a common theme in her work.Elisabeth has illustrated A Pair of Journey's by Kassandra Price, as well as collaborated with the Connecticut Department of Labor to illustrate a coloring book. She is currently illustrating a children's book entitled 'Batty Over Books.'She is always looking for new challenges.Illustrations from my book!

 

Illustration by Elisabeth Howard

 

 

Illustrations from my book!

 

June 29, 2013

"Batty Over Books"

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