TahoeBlu open house and booksigning announced | SierraSun.com

TahoeBlu open house and booksigning announced

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; TahoeBlu celebrates their one year retail store anniversary with a book signing of and#8220;Red or Yellow, Scary Fellow,and#8221; the first childrenand#8217;s book illustrated by local artist Chrisi Donovan. The public is invited to an open house and book signing on June 21, 4-8 p.m at TahoeBlu, Inc. located at 10128 Donner Pass Road in downtown Truckee. Complimentary hors dand#8217;oeuvres and wine will be served.

and#8220;Red or Yellow, Scary Fellowand#8221; was written about a local family of children, the Reynoldsand#8217;, who venture out into the forest and find something surprising. Both the author, Rhode Nelson, and the illustrator, Chrisi Donovan, will be personally available for book signings.

Donovan is a self-taught artist originally from Los Angeles who now lives and works in Truckee. Her artwork always and#8220;paints a picture,and#8221; with dream-like scenes filled with colorful animals, mythological creatures, adventures and fantasies. Donovan is a former teacher, which is why she so firmly believes in the importance of imagination, child-like wonder and optimism in a world that is all too serious. Each piece of art reflects this belief and is personally designed and hand painted by Donovan. Her functional art is made to enjoy, inspire and last for as long as your imagination and care will allow!

Rhode Nelson is a retired marketing manager devoted to his four grandchildren who live in Truckee. Their stories never cease to amaze him and he craftily turned their imagination into a wonderful childrenand#8217;s book series.

TahoeBlu is an eco-friendly retail store located at 10128 Donner Pass Road in the heart of downtown Truckee, providing quality earth-friendly products for your daily life, from sustainable home furnishings, organic apparel, to toys safe for your children and the planet. Visit http://www.tahoeblu.com.

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