This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Free Book Program, which is open to all readers and is completely free. The author will provide you with a free copy of their book in exchange for an honest review. You and the author will discuss what sites you will post your review to and what kind of copy of the book you would like to receive (eBook, PDF, Word, paperback, etc.). To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Michelle Stanley for Readers' Favorite
Queen Vernita Visits Baja Quail is an educational book by Dawn Menge. When Queen Vernita of Oceaneer received an invitation to visit Baja Quail, she immediately packed her suitcases with clothes she would need for the next 365 days. The queen spent the month of January with her friend, Julianna, playing with dolphins and learning how to care for them. In February, she camped with Michele and learned about grunion, a fish species. Each month Queen Vernita stayed at different locations with friends, made new ones, and learned about their ancestry, cultures and traditions. She went hiking, spelunking and was taught new recipes and dances to try when she returned home. The year-long visit soon ended, and the queen wondered where her next tour would be.
Queen Vernita Visits Baja Quail is an educational story that young children will like. Dawn Menge wrote this story in a creative format that showed the fun side of the activities Queen Vernita had, while teaching children about nature, sea creatures, spelunking, historical facts and other amazing things. Dawn Menge cleverly broke down the queen’s itinerary, which gave an account of what she learned on her daily outings. I thought the December visit was the perfect conclusion. The story is amusing too as the queen certainly loves travelling and it shows. The illustrations are so beautiful and complement each segment of the story. Teachers and parents will appreciate this book a lot because it is entertaining while providing helpful information that children will find interesting.