Author Shares Princess Shayna at Children’s Holiday Celebration

Media Alert for Special Dec. 10th Children’s Holiday Event


Lynn Gentry

Woodstock Hosts Princess Shayna During Its Victorian Christmas

Author Sheila Glazov to Bring Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift to Children’s Special Holiday Celebration with Crafts, Story Time and Book Signing on Dec. 10

“The Gift of Self-Esteem May Be Greatest Gift of All” says Glazov

WHAT: Invite Author Sheila Glazov on your show in advance to talk about the special day she has prepared for children as part of Woodstock’s Victorian Christmas Children’s Celebration on December 10 and how parents can give their children the “Precious Gift” of self-esteem this holiday season.

Sheila will read from her beloved book Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift at 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. She has created special coloring pages from the book and crafts for children to enjoy. In addition, each child will receive a “Princess Shayna’s Recipe for Healthy Self Esteem” as a take-home gift.

WHY: The recently updated and re-released Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift combines exciting storytelling with a powerful message about discovering and appreciating your own special gifts and talents as well as others’. The book is suitable for children 4-12 and fairy tale lovers all ages. The Gift Giver’s Guide at the back of the book helps parents and teachers start conversations with their children about how the story and characters relate to their own real life experiences, feelings and thoughts.

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VISUALS: Tell the story with images of beautiful Woodstock decorated in a Victorian style for Christmas with horse-drawn carriages, carolers in costume and bustling holiday shoppers. On Dec. 10, you can capture pictures of children listening to Sheila Glazov, dressed as Princess Shayna, read from her book and having fun dressed up a princess or a wizard while they color pictures and play at the bookstore.

WHERE: Between the Lynes bookstore on the downtown square in Woodstock, IL

WHEN: December 10, 2011 ─ 10:00 a.m–3:00 p.m.

WHO: Sheila Glazov is an award-winning author, internationally known personality expert, engaging professional speaker and passionate educator. Sheila allocates 10% of the royalties from the sale of her books to support JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for diabetes research and education.

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