Portkey Books to store the award-winning children’s tale, Treasure Isle


“They set sail at dawn for a distant land…”

The independent bookstore in Safety Harbor, Florida will carry Treasure Isle starting April 30, 2022

AUSTIN, TX, UNITED STATES, April 29, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Treasure Isle: A Swashbuckling Tale of a Boy and his Parrot, an award-winning children’s picture book written by Catherine Corcoran and illustrated by Natalie Lundeen, will be stocked by Florida-based independent bookstore, Portkey Books.

Treasure Isle illustrator Ms Natalie Lundeen will read and sign copies of the book at Portkey Books between 11am and 1pm on Saturday April 30 as part of the bookstore’s Independent Bookstore Day celebrations.

Portkey Books owner Ms Crystel Calderon said a number of local authors and illustrators will be at the store to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day.

“We are very happy that Natalie Lundeen can be part of our celebrations. She will participate in children’s story time and the craft session, alongside Kristin Tsafatinos of Safety Harbor Children’s Theater and author Laura Kepner.

“We will have copies of Treasure Isle available for purchase and the festivities will also include exclusive items, prizes and giveaways throughout the day.”

Ms. Lundeen said: “It will be a pleasure to participate in the event. Independent bookstores are such an important part of our communities, bringing people together to share a love of books and art.

Treasure Isle: A Swashbuckling Tale of a Boy and his Parrot is published by Land Ahoy Press and is available from Portkey Books and https://treasureislebook.com.

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About Portkey Books

Portkey Books is a small bookstore with big dreams. Portkey Books is an independent bookstore located in Safety Harbor, Florida. The store offers fiction and non-fiction books for children and adults, graphic novels and manga, which are available in-store and online at https://www.portkeybooks.com/home.

About Treasure Island

Treasure Isle is a children’s picture book written by Catherine Corcoran and illustrated by Portland-based artist Natalie Lundeen. The story incorporates the heartwarming repetition common to children’s stories as it tells the story of an unexpected adventure. The book is the Wishing Shelf Book Award Finalist and Gold recipient, received five stars from Reedsy Discovery and Readers’ Favorite and is described as “an entertaining bedtime story with amusing and delightful imagery” by the prestigious literary critic Kirkus. Comments. Learn more at https://treasureislebook.com

Camilla Kerrest
Land Ahoy Press
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