The book trailer for “Finding Family: The Duckling Raised by Loons” by Laura Purdie Salas and illustrated by Alexandria Neonakis is finally here, and it’s sure to capture the hearts of readers of all ages. All Ages of Geek is so excited to premiere the trailer and also give you an inside scoop of what “Finding Family: The Duckling Raised by Loons” is all about.
Review on “Finding Family: The Duckling Raised by Loons”
The illustrations by Alexandria Neonakis are truly breathtaking, bringing the story to life in a way that gives readers a warm feeling, knowing that this story is perfect for family reading time. The use of vibrant colors and detailed artwork perfectly captures the story of acceptance. There is also an educational essence to the illustrations that compliment the writing perfectly.
The story, written by Laura Purdie Salas, is a heartwarming tale of family and love and what we can truly learn from the animals around us. It teaches the importance of finding one’s true family and the lengths that family will go to protect and care for one another, despite differences.
The message of the book is clear: family is not defined by blood or biology, but rather by love and acceptance.
Overall, the book trailer for “Finding Family: The Duckling Raised by Loons” is a must-watch for anyone who loves a good story and beautiful illustrations. The trailer also gives you a glimpse into the book before you buy. The book is set to release on March 7, 2023, and is sure to be a hit with readers of all ages. Make sure to pre-order your copy today and be one of the first to experience this heartwarming tale.
Finding Family: The Duckling Raised by Loons
By Laura Purdie Salas, illustrated by Alexandria Neonakis
On sale: 3/7/2023
About Finding Family: The Duckling Raised by Loons
Discover the true story of an orphaned mallard duckling being raised by a pair of loons. On a lake in northern Wisconsin in 2019, loon researchers were surprised to discover a mother and father loon caring for a mallard duckling. Normally loons and mallards live very different lives and do not get along. Follow along as the duckling grows and displays a mix of both loon behaviors and mallard behaviors. Intriguing verse and striking illustrations combine in this heartwarming tale of unexpected animal cooperation.
Author bio: Laura Purdie Salas is the author of more than 135 books for kids, including If You Were the Moon, Lion of the Sky, the Can Be… series, and Bookspeak! Poems about Books. Poetry and rhyming nonfiction books are her favorite things to write. Laura loves to do author visits, writing workshops, and teacher inservices. Read more about Laura and her work at laurasalas.com.
Illustrator bio: Alexandria Neonakis is a freelance concept artist, fine artist and illustrator from Nova Scotia, Canada, currently residing in Los Angeles with her husband and various pets. Previously she was a senior concept artist at Wonderstorm and a character concept artist at Naughty Dog. When she’s not working, you’ll find her at home with her husband John and their way too many pets, out in nature painting and shooting reference, or at the barn she rides at hanging out with horses.