Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Coffee with a canine: Anne Marie Pace & Harry and Honey

The current featured trio at Coffee with a Canine: Anne Marie Pace & Harry and Honey.

The author, on how she was united with Harry and Honey:
For many years, we were cat people, but I know kids and dogs have special bonds, and I wanted my kids to experience having a dog. When we were ready to get a new pet, we decided to go for a puppy. I stalked the SPCA website until there were puppies and then applied for Harry. Harry adores other dogs, and I knew a friend would make him happy, so about a year and a half later, I began stalking the SPCA website again and found Honey....[read on]
Anne Marie Pace's latest book, with illustrations by LeUyen Pham, is Vampirina Ballerina.

In a starred review, Publishers Weekly called the book a "sweetly goth 'how to' for vampirettes under the spell of something more powerful than anything the dark forces can muster: ballet."

"Pace and Pham have choreographed a delightful tale of a winsome young vampire trying to make her ballerina dreams come true," according to the Kirkus Review. "Readers will applaud this elegantly designed, well-told story. Brava, indeed."

Learn more about Vampirina Ballerina, and visit Anne Marie Pace's website.

Read--Coffee with a Canine: Anne Marie Pace & Harry and Honey.

--Marshal Zeringue