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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Imagination & Play
  • Language:English
  • Pages:26
  • Format:Hardcover
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781098322786

The Promise

by D.M. Jack View author's profile page

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Overview
"The Promise" takes place at Playland Amusement Park, a unique Art Deco park that opened in 1928 and is located in Rye, New York. This is the story of a father and son's trip to the park, filled with the alluring magic of Playland and the Grand Carousel. Brilliant, full-page illustrations bring the story to life in memory of the former caretaker of the carousel. Step back in time and enjoy the story of a place that has thrilled children for generations.
Description
2019 Moonbeam Children's Book Gold Medal winning author, D.M. Jack, presents his new book, "The Promise", taking readers on a magical journey to Playland Amusement Park in Rye, New York. This Art Deco park, made famous in the 1988 film, "Big", opened in 1928 and is one of only a few remaining parks of its kind in the United States. "The Promise" is the story of a father and son's trip to the park, filled with the alluring magic of Playland and the Grand Carousel. Brilliant, full-page illustrations bring the story to life for readers of any age! Playland Amusement Park is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places and is a U.S. National Landmark. The park is home to the Grand Carousel, built by Mangels/Carmel in 1915 and celebrates its 105th year in 2020! Step back in time and enjoy the story of a place that has thrilled children for generations!
About the author
D.M. Jack is the winner of the 2019 Moonbeam Children's Book Award for "Everybody Needs A Beast". In 2014, he created Sightline Media Entertainment LLC and a children's book publishing imprint called "Sam's Young Readers." His first dog, Sam, pops up through a lifesaver, signifying the importance of reading at a young age. In fact, it is one of the most important activities a parent and child can share. He focuses exclusively on writing children's books, screenplays and supporting family literacy. D.M. Jack's goal is to create larger-than-life stories and pictures with his award-winning illustrators, Roberta Baird and Christopher Brown, that inspire young readers, parents and caregivers to come together and share a reading adventure! Other children's picture books by D.M. Jack, include: "EVERYBODY NEEDS A BEAST", "LILA'S DREAM", "THE TREEHOUSE ADVENTURE & "THE FURNACE ROOM". For additional details, visit his website: https://www.sightlinemediaentertainment.com
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