Terple: Always Dream Bigger

Terple: Always Dream Bigger

by Richie Frieman (Illustrator)

Paperback(Large Print)

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Terple is a courageous and imaginative young turtle that always dreams bigger. "Terple - Always Dream Bigger" is the second installment in the Terple series by award winning author and illustrator, Richie Frieman. "Terple - Always Dream Bigger" is a goodnight/bed time, rhyming picture book, that shows parents expressing their love and dreams for their child. "Terple - Always Dream Bigger" won The 2012 Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award for Best Poetry and Rhyme book, as has been awarded the Literary Classics Seal of Approval.

In "Terple - Always Dream Bigger" Terple does not want to go to sleep, and would rather play. Who can blame him, right? However, knowing that Terple needs to rest so he can have new adventures tomorrow, his parents write him a goodnight letter that tells Terple how much they love him. In this letter, Terple is reminded how important he is to them, how proud they are of him and most importantly how you have to dream bigger if you want all your wishes to come true. We are told, "Look to the stars, then close your eyes, breathe in deep and realize... If you wish enough and see it through, that wish you wished, will come true."

We learn in this book, that there is no roof to dreaming, and no limitations. Every child's dream can be a reality, and every child should have the proper chance to fulfill it. After all, as Terple's parents write:
"Before one more kiss and one more hug, Before the last goodnight is said and done. Before you laugh so loud you shake the trees, Then swim in a rainbow of fallen leaves. Before hope gives you strength to move your feet, Before you know it's hope that makes the heart beat."

It's through this letter, that author and illustrator, Richie Frieman writes his own letter to his three year old daughter Madilyn. It's his love for her, and how she has inspired him to never give up on his dreams, that has allowed Frieman to create Terple.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781470081546
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/06/2012
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 38
Sales rank: 820,418
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.10(d)

About the Author

A Modern Day Renaissance Man, Richie Frieman has had a career spanning everything from professional artist, to columnist, to journalist, entrepreneur, inventor and even professional wrestler. With the release of Terple, Frieman is quickly becoming one of the most poetic and talented voices in children's literature today.

"Terple - Always Dream Bigger" (Trust Your Cape Publishing) is the follow up to Frieman's 2008 release, "Terple - The Sky Is Just The Start". "Terple - Always Dream Bigger" is a winner of The 2012 Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award for Best Poetry and Rhyme book, as well has been awarded the Literary Classics Seal of Approval. An avid philanthropist, Frieman uses Terple to give back to those in need by offering a portion of his profits from his book sales (for the life of it) to a different charity every month.

Believing that every great idea starts with a pen, paper and a vision, Frieman launched his award winning internet magazine The Pen's Eye View (www.PensEyeView.com) on April 1, 2007. To date, PensEyeView.com has featured over 1,000 consecutive interviews with a different artist, musician, and visionary from all over the globe - a different one every 48 hours - from emerging artists to Grammy winners. Frieman was awarded a Laureate medal at the 2008 Computerworld Honors Program (formerly known as the Smithsonian Award). He is the youngest recipient of this award and PensEyeView.com is the smallest company to ever have this honor bestowed on them.

Frieman is also known as The Modern Manners Guy for QuickAndDirtyTips.com (Macmillan Publishing) - a humorous weekly column and podcast about manners and etiquette.

Entrepreneurship has also been one of Frieman's passions. He created Newfoundland Woods (www.NewfoundlandWoods.com), which is a high end home decor company, featuring products made from 100% salvaged and reclaimed wood, inspired by both land and sea.

Along with Frieman's work in the arts, he has been known as the professional wrestler, "The Thrill From Israel" Buster Maccabi since 2000, having won more than a dozen titles in various federations throughout the country.

Please visit www.RichieFrieman.com and on Twitter @RichieFrieman

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