Posts Tagged ‘To Swallow the Earth’

Grow; tongue twister for children ages 4 – 7 (preschool – 2nd grade)

Wednesday, December 9th, 2020



Grow! How We Get Food from Our Garden


Books for Kids Book 3


Karl Beckstrand


Children’s Book



black child and grandfather till, plant, and harvest fruits,
vegetables, flowers, herbs, and grains in a colorful picture book.
This tongue twister for children ages 4 – 7 (preschool – 2nd
grade) includes online tips for starting your own garden.


love to see things grow. Learn basic gardening and find the animals
(revealed in online extras). 325 dyslexic-friendly words by
award-winning author and media professor Karl Beckstrand (She Doesn’t
Want the Worms: A Mystery [English-Spanish]


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professor Karl Beckstrand is the bestselling and award-winning
author/illustrator of 23 multicultural/multilingual books and more
than 60 ebook titles (reviews by Publisher’s Weekly, Kirkus, School
Library Journal, The Horn Book, ForeWord Reviews). Raised in San
Jose, CA, he has a B.A. in journalism from BYU, an M.A. in
international relations from APU, and a broadcast/film certificate
from Film A. Academy. Since 2004 he has run Premio Publishing. His
survival western, To Swallow the Earth, won a 2016 International Book
Award. Beckstrand has presented to Taiwan’s Global Leadership for
Youth, city and state governments, festivals, and schools. His
nationally lauded Y.A. stories, ebook mysteries, nonfiction,
Spanish/bilingual/ESL, wordless, career, and STEM books feature
ethnically diverse characters–and usually end with a twist.


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the tour
for special content and a giveaway!


Amazon giftcard – 1 winner,


of Bad Bananas: A Story Cookbook for Kids – 20 winners!


multicultural/multilingual children’s books… Oh my…

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

International publisher/speaker Karl Beckstrand is the award-winning author of fifteen books and more than 40 online titles (reviews by Kirkus, The Horn Book blog, School Library Journal, ForeWord Reviews). Raised in San Jose, California, USA, he received a B.A. in journalism from BYU, an M.A. in international relations from APU, and a film certificate from Film A. Academy. Two publishers produced his early titles; since 2004 he has run Premio Publishing & Gozo Books. An engaging speaker, consultant, and workshop facilitator, Beckstrand has experience in high tech, public policy, film, radio, and TV broadcasting. He teaches media at a state college and contrasts traditional publishing with digital publishing (in English or Spanish). His e-book mysteries, nonfiction/biographies, Spanish & bilingual books (with pronunciation guide), and app feature diverse characters and usually end with a twist. He has lived abroad, been a Spanish/English interpreter, and enjoys volleyball and kayaking (usually not at the same time). Beckstrand’s multicultural work has appeared in: Baker & Taylor, Barnes & Noble/Nook, Border’s Books, Brodart, Costco, Deseret Book, EBSCO, Follett, iBooks, Ingram, Kindle/Amazon, Kobo, Mackin, Overdrive, Quality Books, The Children’s Miracle Network, The Congressional Record of the U.S. House of Representatives, Papercrafts Magazine, LDS Film Festival, and Find: “Karl Beckstrand” on FB, Amazon, Twitter, and

                                                                                    Premio Publishing & Gozo Books, LLC


Sizzle Quote: His first publisher passed away the day his first book was to print (or: How technology is turning publishing on its head)

How long have you been writing? Since 1991. I began writing by accident (I didn’t used to like to write). Stories just kept coming to me.