All Press Releases for April 06, 2017

Parents and Educators Embrace New Interactive Educational Picture Book

The Adventures of Bali Bear Jalan Jalan is a pleasant surprise for kids, parents, and teachers.

    FORT WORTH, TX, April 06, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Bali Bear has taken the world by storm. From the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom to Indonesia and likely in between. The cuddly bear, with his ornamental clothing, has grabbed the attention of kids, parents, caregivers, and educators.

The series revolves around the character Bali Bear and introduces one new Bahasa Indonesia word or phrase per book. As Bali Bear explores his surroundings and the people that he comes into contact with such as policemen, farmers, and shopkeepers a new word or phrase is introduced. Bali Bear teaches the children how to identify objects in another language while having fun as they read; perfect for early or lap readers. Printed in English, it is ideal for those that use English as a second language. The Adventures of Bali Bear Jalan Jalan, published by Progressive Rising Phoenix Press, is the first installment of the series.

Follow the travels of Bali Bear and meet all of his friends, and at the same time learn a new Indonesian word. The beautiful bright images leap off the page, and children adore searching for Tiny Ted in all of the pictures. Complete with a glossary of the Indonesian words, Bali Bear is a wonderful new children's book.

About the authors
John and Kim were regular visitors to Bali, before making the decision to live there permanently in 2009. While in Australia they owned a successful television production company in Perth, Western Australia, as well as having the only mobile Autocue (Teleprompter) system in the West. A friend had given Kim a small teddy bear as a going away gift (Tiny Ted), and Kim started to take photographs of the bear in different locations across Bali. She would send them to family and friends across the world, and this idea soon grew into an idea for the Bali Bear books. Adventures from the first six months in Bali filled the Bali Bear Adventure series. After a family tragedy, John and Kim found writing the adventure series an important part of their healing process. A successful reading at one of Bali's many International schools and many private readings to family and friends, including children who would not put the books down until they had finished them, encouraged John and Kim to find peace and acceptance of their loss and they continued to move forward slowly but surely throwing themselves into their successful children's series. Pursuing their dream, the Bali Bear Adventure series was published. John & Kim Herrington have been married for 29 years and are the parents of three children. They have five grandchildren and continue to live and write in Bali, Indonesia.

Visitors of the book shop Biku Bali can find Bali Bear and may pick up their copy while enjoying their tea. Bali Bear is also available in libraries, schools, and wherever books online are sold including the following:

Progressive Rising Phoenix Press
Ingram Retail Book Ordering Services
Amazon UK
Indonisia Author Direct

Progressive Rising Phoenix Press is an independent Publisher founded by authors.

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