I was honored to be featured on Darlene Beck Jacobson’s blog yesterday. If you missed it. Here it is. Thanks Darlene.
Today it is my pleasure to host my friend and fellow Children’s Book Author ROSEANNE KURSTEDT who will share some things about her awesome picture book KARATE KID.
Two Favorite Experiences through the Process
I have two favorite experiences. The first occurred during the creation of the story. As I was doing research, I wanted guidance from a senesi. The master I trained with had moved away. I took Tae Kwon Do anyway so not sure how helpful that would have been since this book is about karate, so I needed to find a Karate sensei. I reached out to a sensei at a local dojo and after briefly speaking on the phone, he agreed to meet. He was very helpful in validating and clarifying the information for me. He was so open and willing to help. He also agreed to host the New Jersey book launch for Karate Kid…
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