Unlock the Magic of Self-Acceptance and Friendship!
Jul 21, 2023 by Alexa Bigwarfe
"Hi, It's Me! I have ADHD!" by Katelyn Mabry is an empowering and relatable book for children coping with ADHD, offering insights and tips for thriving with the condition. Learn more about ADHD and "Hi, It's Me! I have ADHD!".
Star of David Song - A Crystal Beads Tribute
Jun 20, 2023 by Pat Black-Gould
A collaboration among Pen Women from the Pensacola branch led to a captivating stage production infused with music, choreography, and a powerful narrative. This transformative endeavor by the talented team showcases the profound impact of collaboration and artistic expression in capturing the hearts and minds of audiences through The Crystal Beads.
Author Pat-Black Gould Interview with Purple Butterfly Press
Jun 20, 2023 by Pat Black-Gould
Join us for Author Pat Black-Gould's interview where we discuss herself, her book, The Crystal Beads, and interesting facts about the creation and inspiration behind it!
Ralphy's Rules for Living the Good Life - Released on June 27!
Jun 16, 2023 by Talar Herculian Coursey
Are you on the lookout for an extraordinary children's book that not only entertains but also imparts valuable lessons about emotional intelligence and kindness? Look no further, because Ralphy's Rules for Living the Good Life by the talented author Talar Herculian Coursey is exactly what you need!
The Crystal Beads’ Third Award!
Jun 12, 2023 by Pat Black-Gould
This month is an incredible month for The Crystal Beads, Lalka’s Journey, and Pat Black-Gould, with the celebration of their third award, the Vinnie Ream Award - Honorable Mention, and book anniversary on June 14th!
Famous Seaweed Soup Is On Tour!
Apr 10, 2023 by Antoinette T Martin
Today, we kicked off a month-long virtual tour for Famous Seaweed Soup. We're giving away a class set of books to one lucky winner, plus a paperback copy to five winners. Visit the first tour stop today and enter the giveaway.
Dive into the World of Famous Seaweed Soup by Antoinette Truglio Martin
Mar 01, 2023 by Antoinette T Martin
Are you a parent, teacher, librarian, or avid children's book reader? Purple Butterfly Press is looking for advanced reader copy (ARC) reviewers for our newest book, Famous Seaweed Soup by Antoinette Truglio Martin.
Pat Black-Gould on PBS!
Feb 03, 2023 by Alexa Bigwarfe
If you live in Florida, you might've seen our author, Pat Black-Gould, on Conversations with Jeff Weeks, a local PBS show.
Children's Book Week is Coming!
Nov 01, 2022 by Alexa Bigwarfe
Purple Butterfly Press
authors will give free virtual readings for classrooms during the week of November 11th in celebration of Children's Book Week 2022!
The Crystal Beads Featured on JBC's Website
Sep 13, 2022 by Alexa Bigwarfe
The Jewish Book Coucil has selected Pat Black-Gould, author of The Crystal Beads, Lalka's Journey, has been selected as a Jewish Book Council Network Author
Celebrate the Start of a New School Year with Kindness
Aug 10, 2022 by Christina Dankert
As summer winds down, teachers and parents begin to anticipate the beginning of the school year. For teachers, there is a heavy focus on the best way to start a school year, including clear expectations and creating a classroom family. Picture books are an inclusive way to model expectations, kindness, empathy, compassion and to celebrate cultures.
Emma's Sunflower is Here!
May 27, 2022 by Alexa Bigwarfe
Congratulations to Purple Butterfly Press author, Phillipa Warden!
The Kindness Machine, Now Available!
Mar 22, 2022 by Alexa Bigwarfe
Congratulations to Purple Butterfly Press author, Christina Dankert on the publication of her first, The Kindness Machine, illustrated by Chad Dankert. We are so excited for Christina's book to be out in the world, and we hope you'll join us in celebrating today.
Now Available: ARCs of The Crystal Beads
Mar 21, 2022 by Alexa Bigwarfe
The Crystal Beads, Lalka's Journey by Pat Gould will be published by Purple Butterfly Press in June, 2022. We are looking for advance reviewers for this Children's Historical Fiction title, set during World War II in Poland, featuring a young Jewish girl and her mother, who must make a hard decision to keep her daughter safe.
Press Release - Mike Nero & the Superhero School
Mar 14, 2022 by Alexa Bigwarfe
Press Release - Mike Nero and the Superhero School - Portraying Special Needs and Disabilities As Superpowers!
Author Spotlight: Christina Dankert
Feb 21, 2022 by Alexa Bigwarfe
This month, we have a special interview with Christina Dankert, author of The Kindness Machine. This book will be available in March of 2022. If you're a parent or teacher, you'll want to read below to learn more about this book and how it can help teach your child about kindness.
Author Spotlight: Natasha Carlow
Jan 06, 2022 by Alexa Bigwarfe
Today, we're excited to share an exclusive interview with Natasha Carlow, award-winning author of Happy Tears and Rainbow Babies. Natasha has a new book launching on February 1st and we have all the details in today's author spotlight.
Princess Monroe is Now a Ballet!
Nov 20, 2021 by Alexa Bigwarfe
Our Purple Butterfly Press title, Princess Monroe & Her Happily Ever After, has been made into a modern and fun ballet!
Cover Reveal for Mike Nero and the Superhero School!
Oct 26, 2021 by Alexa Bigwarfe
Meet Mikey and his friends in this adorable cover reveal video!
The Kindness Machine Cover Reveal!
Sep 03, 2021 by Christina Dankert
At Purple Butterfly Press, we can't WAIT for the launch of The Kindness Machine, by our newest author, Christine Dankert. Earlier this week, Christina revealed the cover of The Kindness Machine, and we think it is JUST genius. Take a look.