I have had the pleasure of getting to know Andy and Bernice and becoming friends. There books are just terrific They make a great gift for a child, grandchild, niece, nephew or any young child.
Authors Tell Story of Diversity in New Children's Book
BLUFFTON, S.C. July , -- Husband-and-wife team Bernice and Andy Tate have brought to print the delightful story of a family of worms in their new book, "The Wormleys" (published by AuthorHouse - http://www.authorhouse.com/).
An original work with a timely and universal message, "The Wormleys" is written in plain, easy-to-read language for children of all ages. Accompanied by bright, cheerful illustrations, this original work is sure to capture the attention of the young and young at heart.
The Wormleys are a family of earthworms comprised of a father, mother and son. They travel back and forth from their home to town in their red convertible, but sometimes they feel misunderstood. Since they are so small, even the stars seem farther away from them than the rest of the world.
In the world of the Wormleys, there are many kinds of people and each is different. There are inchworms, bookworms, flatworms, roundworms and even tongue-worms! Each has a message about diversity and what it means to accept others' differences.
What the Elephant Forgot
South Carolina Author's New Colorful, Illustrated Children's Book Imparts Lesson About Forgiveness
BLUFFTON, S.C. - Follow the story of Adar, the pink elephant who throws his weight around a little too much and learns a valuable lesson in Bernice and Andy Tate's latest illustrated children's book, What the Elephant Forgot (published by AuthorHouse).
Easy to read and accompanied by bright, cheerful illustrations, What the Elephant Forgot is an original story with a universal message that children everywhere can understand. It imparts a very practical life lesson, forgiveness.
It's the end of the rainy season, and all of the wild creatures have gathered for a party. The lion, the monkey, the zebra, the flamingo, the rhino and others are having a great time when giant, pink Adar rumbles onto the scene, casting a shadow over everything.
When Adar forgets his manners, he pushes everyone away. Adar realizes that he is wrong and apologizes to the other animals, who forgive him.
What the Elephant Forgot is sure to capture the imagination of the young and young at heart. Its publication follows the
success of their first book, The Wormleys (also published by AuthorHouse).
Bernice Mitchell-Tate, a native of Sheldon, S.C., is a gifted, self-taught folk artist who has a passion for enlightening and empowering young children. Andy Tate, the illustrator, shares and supports Bernice's passion. He is a multi-talented digital design graphic artist, with significant theatrical production and television writing talent. The Tates are best known for their behind-the-scenes work in educational television and children's theater. Bernice and Andy have been married for nearly 40 years. They live in Bluffton, S.C.
More information is available at www.storybooks4kids.com.