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This week saw the release of my first book. Lady Screever is the true life story of Alice G. Colman, the world’s first lady pavement artist. Alice was a pioneer at a time when women ‘knew their place’ and children were ‘seen but not heard’. A time before women even had the right to vote! She was a rare individual who saw the future for pavement art; not just to be considered a ‘beggars art’ but as a serious art form within its own right. Where possible I’ve used Alice’s actual words to tell her own fascinating story.
“My hobby had been drawing; the idea came to me that I might be able to earn enough to keep us all by being a woman pavement artist.”
A story meticulously pieced together and researched over many years, I’ve also included contributions from Alice’s living relatives.
The book is published in two different formats; the Kindle version (standard eBook) is suitable for reading on all Kindle devices. The Apple iBook version (enhanced eBook) is suitable for reading on Apple iPad & Mac computer. It consists of over 21,000 words (112 pages) and numerous photos and documents, many of which have never been published before. The book covers Alice’s entire career as a pavement artist (over 41 years). The enhanced version contains rare video footage, audio sound clips, family documents, additional photos and a complete glossary of terms.
The standard Kindle version is available now from Amazon stores worldwide and retails at £6.68. The enhanced Apple version is available on iTunes from Tuesday 5th May and retails at £8.49. A re-edited print version will be available later this year. All profits from the sale of these eBooks will go towards the production of the print version.
FREE ENHANCED iBOOK!
I’m looking for people to read and review my book on-line at both Amazon and iTunes. In return I will send you a promo code for you to download the enhanced Apple iBook version completely FREE. If you would like a free copy (iPad only version) then please email me at email@example.com Please note, this is a limited 24 hour offer; end midday, Wednesday 29th April.
E-book published by Fig-Mulberry Publishing Ltd.
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