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- Read Local: Publishing Success Stories – DriverWorks Ink We want to treat you to just a few of the success stories our publishers have to share: DriverWorks Ink After the Truck Hit by Jennifer Kuchinka, Gina’s Wheels by Mary Harelkin Bishop, Jamie and the Monster Bookroom by Kerry Simpson, printed with the support of the Creative Industries Production Grant from Creative Saskatchewan (a funding resource for the creative industries in the province, including publishing), all received Honorable Mentions in the Wild Card, Children’s Books, and Children’s Books categories respectively at the Great Midwest Book Festival in Chicago, IL. After the Truck Hit by Jennifer Kuchinka sold out first print run in three months.
- Read Local: Publishing Success Stories – Case Nutrition Consulting Regina dietitian Shelley Case is one of North America’s leading celiac disease and gluten-free experts. She is also the publisher and author of the national best seller “The Gluten-Free Diet: A Comprehensive Resource Guide”, which is in its fourth edition and ninth printing. More than 75,000 copies of this book have been sold to date. Shelley received a Creative Industries Production Grant from Creative Saskatchewan for a new book, “Gluten-Free Diet: The Definitive Resource Guide”, due for release in June 2015.
- Read Local: Publishing Success Stories – Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing The Office of the Treaty Commissioner will include Honouring the Buffalo: A Plains Cree Legend, told by Elder Ray Lavallee, written by Judith Silverthorne and illustrated by Mike Keepness, in the new treaty resource it is developing for Saskatchewan curriculum. The publication of this important story would not have been possible without the Creative Industries Production Grant from Creative Saskatchewan. Please see also: Leader Post Review Ottawa Citizen Review CJME attention YNWP is also proud to note that SaskGalleries featured a special showcase of Saskatchewan artwork in Scottsdale, Arizona, including artwork by illustrator Mike Keepness.
- Read Local: Publishing Success Stories – Pio-Seelos Books The Angelic Letters Series by author, Henry K. Ripplinger and published by Pio-Seelos Books is comprised of some of the best-selling books in the country! The series is available from Chapters/Indigo and Coles across Canada, McNally Robinson in Saskatoon and Winnipeg, Amazon.ca and Amazon.com, Costco, Walmart, Real Canadian Superstores, Independent and Christian book store retailers, Ripplinger Art Gallery in Regina. Pio-Seelos Books has contracted with two distributors in the United States: Baker & Taylor and Ingram. Book 1, Pewter Angels, will be released into the US market beginning this May, 2015 in select Costco stores and for customer orders at Barnes & Noble. Awards: Pewter Angels, winner of two gold medals: The Independent Publishers Book Award (IPPY) for Best Fiction in the Christian/Religious Category and in 2011 the Gold Medal in the Living Now Book Awards in the Inspirational Category of the Year. Another Angel of Love, book 2, won the Silver ...