The Adventures of Leonardo the Drone
Book 1: Photos from the Sky

Leah loves to take pictures. Every month, she submits her photos to the library’s photo contest. So far she hasn’t won. The limited subjects and ground-based view of her neighborhood are frustrating. Until… Leonardo the Drone comes into her life! Leah practices flying Leonardo, and by way of several anxious moments, learns how to be a good drone pilot. Together Leonardo and Leah take amazing photos and videos that view the world from a whole new angle. She gets excited again about her pictures and knows her next photo contest  entry will be quite unique!

“Leonardo the Drone, Photos from the Sky” is an illustrated children’s book that includes actual drone photos as well as live links to the “Leonardo the Drone” website. As a bonus option, the reader or their parent can point their phone or tablet camera at the embedded QCR graphic and a web browser will launch to show Leonardo’s actual drone photos and videos seen in the book. Several pages of back matter are included that cover drone safety, regulations, and photography tips. 

The Bed Ate My Sock!

“The Bed Ate My Sock!” exclaims Johnny to his mother. Mom doesn’t have time for games and wants Johnny to go and get his sock. He tries to tell her that he did all that he could do to find it. Johnny called in doctors, detectives, firefighters, a dragon, pirates, a construction crew, superheroes, cowboys, and astronauts to join the quest. Can Johnny convince his mom that he did all he could do and that the bed did indeed eat his sock? Or did something else get it?

About the Author:

Author/Illustrator Cindy Rodella-Purdy delights in bringing books to life. Her whimsical style fits her own enchanting stories and those of other authors. With a BFA in fine arts, she has worn many hats over the years, from working as a designer, programmer, and project manager in digital media to picture book illustration and writing. Her artistic passion energizes her company, Creative Cat Media, Inc. and extends to projects such as her daily thought-provoking slice-of-life comic Bunny Daze. She lives in her own imagination but resides in Dallas with her husband and favorite felines Hubble and Tess.

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