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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Brooklyn Baby A Local Baby Book by Lisa McKeon Illustrated by Violet Lemay Charming images pair with quirky text to introduce young readers to all things Brooklyn Includes activities and reading tips A fun, creative way to explore Brooklyn for locals and visitors alike Small and sturdy format, with round corners for extra safety

    duopress, a publisher of high quality childrens books and gifts, will release Brooklyn Baby

    on September 1st, 2014. In this sturdy and appealing board book, spirited and charming

    images pair with quirky text to introduce young readers to a group of smart, active, stylish,

    and just plain silly tots enjoying life in Brooklyn. From Prospect Park to the Botanical Garden

    to the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, this educational and entertaining read is an essential welcome

    to the fun, arts, and diversity in store for the babies of Brooklyn. Brooklyn Baby also

    includes a reading guide with activities and educational reading tips to help parents enjoy the

    book with their children again and again.

    Brooklyn Baby is part of the Local Baby Series that includes Beach Babies, Chicago

    Baby, New York Baby, San Francisco Baby, and Texas Baby.

    BROOKLYN BABY (Lisa McKeon, Violet Lemay) 22 pages 6 x 6 Board Book Nontoxic Full-color interior $8.95 (CAN $9.95) ISBN: 9781938093272 Available through wholesalers nationwide Distributed by Perseus Distribution orderentry@perseusbooks.com 1-800-343-4499 Fax: 1-800-351-5073 REVIEW COPIES AND MEDIA ENQUIRIES

    Mauricio Velazquez de Leon (443) 895-4116 / publicity@duopressbooks www.duopressbooks.com

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    Lisa McKeon is a Brooklyn resident, mom, freelance writer, and literacy specialist at an

    elementary school in New York. She also writes for Scholastic.

    Violet Lemay is an award-winning illustrator whose children's books include New York Baby,

    Doodle New York, Texas Baby, Beach Babies, Beach Doodles, Isabellas Shoe Studio,

    Doodle Chicago, and My Foodie ABC. Her work has appeared in American Baby, Better

    Homes and Gardens, Elle, Family Circle, The New York Times, Parent and Child, and The

    Wall Street Journal. She lives in Saratoga Springs, New York.

    duopress is dedicated to the creation of childrens books and gifts with a fun spirit and

    contemporary style. Founded in New York City in 2007, duopress aims to design innovative

    books that stimulate childrens imagination, language development, and sense of play.

    Sample interior spreads: