Book giveaway on till the end of the week, plus other news : Maltamum

Satisfied New Calendar year everybody with a tremendous adorable photograph that just one of you despatched me (thank you!), and the best desire meme (author anon) I arrived across on FB.

I hope you’re accomplishing very well -or at least not awful- and that the initially two weeks and the back-to-college times have been Alright. Below COVID is on the increase again with numerous infections close to us and amongst the kids’ classmates, but as a family device, we’re doing very well so far. I know you must be tremendous chaotic with perform and loved ones obligations so all the information down below is segmented for every issue so you can skim via the content and browse only the sections that fascination you. If you’d like to get in contact afterward, I’d love to listen to back from you.

1) Giveaway

In the course of the vacations, I found that a language instructor who was not amongst my acquaintances, K. Wyatt Reguera, chose to function my guides on her Instagram. It was a charming surprise, and spontaneously in order to thank her, I available her as a reward 1 of my textbooks and a person for her followers. You can read through additional and participate in this e-book giveaway till Sunday the 23rd of January in this article. Good luck!

2) Wonderful reminiscences and enthusiastic about 2022 

Two decades in the past, and appropriate ahead of the pandemic started, “Exactly where am I from?” was just about to get released, and I was organizing my “back home” journey to Malta for the e book launch. This write-up came up as a memory reminder on FB with the artist Platon and his final graffiti painted for this e book. A pleasurable -or not so exciting- fact is that all my released publications arrived out all through the pandemic! Also, it is in the course of the pandemic, now in 2022, that I’m getting the leap of faith and will attempt to make it function as a whole-time author. Things have been likely good on that front, and above 1,800 textbooks identified a forever property in a child’s library in December only!

3) University of Liverpool 2022 Alumni Award nomination

One more attractive shock to wake up to yesterday was this one particular. An aged classmate of mine nominated me this yr, and tagged me in a private uni group, for the College of Liverpool 2022 Alumni Award. I had no plan there was this kind of an award, and as it’s been several decades since I graduated -it will have to have been 2011 or 2012- so you can picture how absolutely unforeseen this is. A different fun actuality, this time about languages, I examined in French for my 1st degree and in English for my next. Greek is my native language, and Norwegian is my husband’s indigenous just one and our children’s strongest.

4) Jointly They Blossomed coming quite shortly in bilingual editions

I’m acquiring prepared now for the experiment I mentioned a though back, to translate and publish “With each other They Blossomed” as a bilingual guide for grownups, a ebook to reward to the a single we adore in their native/emotional language + English. I can’t wait to share with you all the English-French, English-Spanish, English-Italian, and English-Greek editions in the coming days. If it goes perfectly, I will take into account additional languages. Any individual here who could want to read it in any of these language combos after the information are all set and just before publication? The French one is all set.

Here’s an aged online video I acquired from Sandra Rogers Photography when she opened the box with her English edition printed copies ❤. Click listed here to enjoy it.

5) Happiness Avenue is now obtainable in English-Danish

You can come across it on all Amazon stores. Below‘s the US a single.

6) Extra editions in Greek

“Happiness Street” and “Cousins Forever” are now out there in Greek-English, Greek-French, Greek-Swedish, Greek-Portuguese, Greek-Spanish, Greek-German, Greek-Dutch, and Greek-Italian (far more language combos are obtainable upon request). You can uncover them on all Amazon suppliers, and solely by way of the bookstore Paper Kittens FB site / eshop in Greece.

7) New children’s book “Sunny’s Magical Headband” 

No information nonetheless when it will come to its publication. As stated before, publishing books all through the pandemic can be a bit unpredictable, and it does current some obstacles, specifically for standard publishing. I’ll let you know as before long as I know additional. This is a picture from the early stages of guide production when the artist Eva Rodríguez was painting with regular usually means all the distinct illustrations. This is a reserve I like dearly and I hope it will go in print and be shared with you all quite quickly. It will be published by Faraxa Publishing in Malta, EU.

8) Free eBooks each 1st of the thirty day period through 2022. Yay or Nay?

I guess you recall the advertising I place jointly previous year that lasted 6 months wherever on the 1st of each month visitors could download any of my eBooks + eBooks from quite a few other authors for free? I’m taking into consideration executing the similar this 12 months as well, but just myself this time, and offer you all of the E-book editions of my independently revealed books for free just about every 1st of the thirty day period. What do you believe? Should really I go in advance? I’ll be choosing all through this 7 days.

For the ones who are new listed here and have no plan about who I am and/or glance like, here’s a recent photo that was taken by our 5-yr-old daughter, who enjoys using shots, through our Xmas getaway in Gran Canaria, Spain :). 

And here’s the cutest snowman ever that the young ones built as soon as we came again to Norway… Because then we have had tons of snow once more which has now alost completely melted.

Until following time, take treatment.

//Elisavet (aka Liza)

Classification: Multicultural Child, Mum’s Library, Resources for Malta Mums

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