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Kids Love Doley
Author Jill Brazier discusses the positive and enthusiastic response from kids to her bilingual children’s book, Doley the Guatemalan Street Dog: The Sounds of San Marcos. The book is the first of a series based on the five senses. Children love hearing about the inspiration for the stories – Jill’s real lifeexperience living in a bamboo treehouse in Guatemala, and her friendship with a starving little street dog. Watch video >>
Not a Legacy
Author Jill Brazier reflects on her bilingual children’s book series, Doley the Guatemalan Street Dog. The books, inspired by her real life experience living in a treehouse in Guatemala, and her special friendship with Doley, a starving little street dog, are an expression of this joyful chapter of her life. Watch video >>
Who is Doley?
Author Jill Brazier talks about Doley, her real life Guatemalan street dog, and inspiration for the bilingual children’s book, Doley the Guatemalan Street Dog: The Sounds of San Marcos. The book, is the first of a series, based on the five senses. Doley was a discerning character with a wise, gentle soul. Her striking appearance and elegant demeanor were captivating. Watch video >>
Excuse Me, You Lived in a Treehouse?
Jill reflects on her experience living in a bamboo-treehouse in Guatemala. Her time there, and friendship with Doley, a starving little street dog, profoundly inspired Jill’s life. Her bilingual children’s book, Doley the Guatemalan Street Dog: The Sounds of San Marcos is the first of a series based on the five senses. Watch video >>
How Did You Meet Doley?
Jill Brazier talks about meeting Doley in Guatemala. Her friendship with Doley, a starving little street dog, and experience living in a treehouse above the Lake Atitlan, inspired the bilingual children’s book series, Doley the Guatemalan Street Dog: The Sounds of San Marcos. The book is the first of a series, based on the five senses. Watch video >>
Bringing Doley Home
After nurturing a starving little street dog back to health, Jill Brazier brought Doley home with her from Guatemala. Their fourteen-year friendship as best friends and travel companions, inspired her bilingual children’s book, Doley the Guatemalan Street Dog: The Sounds of San Marcos. The book is the first of a series, based on the five senses. Watch video >>
I Did it My Way
Author Jill Brazier talks about her decision to publish independently. The first book in her bilingual children’s book series, Doley the Guatemalan Street Dog: The Sounds of San Marcos, was released independently by Artworkz Press in May 2012. The series is illustrated with breathtaking artwork by Nicaraguan artist, Marcio Diaz. Watch video >>
Tell Us about the Artwork
Hear Author Jill Brazier talk about Nicaraguan artist, Marcio Diaz. Marcio’s rich, evocative paintings bring Jill’s stories to life with bold, vibrant colors in her children’s book, Doley the Guatemalan Street Dog: The Sounds of San Marcos. The book is the first of a series based on the five senses. Watch video >>
The Caravan of Colors
Jill Brazier discusses the next book in her bilingual children’s book series, Doley the Guatemalan Street Dog. The books are inspired by her experience living in a treehouse in Guatemala, and her friendship with a starving little street dog. In part two of the Doley series, The Caravan of Colors, Doley explores the world around her through the sense of sight and learns to see the world in a whole new way. Watch video >>
Read with Doley
Author Jill Brazier talks about the companion Reading Guide to her bilingual children’s book, Doley the Guatemalan Street Dog: The Sounds of San Marcos. The guide was developed according to the National Common Core Standards of Education (K-2 Literature). It supports parents, teachers, and tutors in engaging children and students in language learning and “thinking beyond the text”. Watch video >>

 

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