All The Things You'll Do! by Kevin Glavin

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Book Description (formally called "Annotation"): Two parents sing to their first child, imagining all the amazing things he will do. Inspired, they all race out the door to get started! A fun, positive book with 20 joyous illustrations. Ages 1-10. Following the story, additional space is provided for children to plan their own dreams, and keep track of their accomplishments and experiences. A keepsake to be reflected upon and cherished. “[Glavin’s] story inspires children to reach for the stars.”––NAPERVILLE SUN “[Grepo] has created pictures rich in detail and optimism and which celebrate the diversity of our world. . . . Kids are also urged to brainstorm about their future by envisioning dream vacations, creating a savings plan and writing their perfect life story. . . . the book will make a keepsake people will enjoy looking back on when they’re older.”––CLAREMONT COURIER “In this combination picture–activity book and memory album, parents affectionately envision the firsts in their new child’s life . . . à la an energetic reversal of "Goodnight Moon". . . . Space provided after the story’s enthusiastic conclusion invites parents and children to record and remember firsts, and to celebrate and plan future goals. . . . it sticks close to home, with a heartfelt message: Mom and Dad are here, and they can’t wait to see you grow.”––KIRKUS REVIEWS
 

About Kevin Glavin

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Kevin Glavin's ancestors hail from the Emerald Isle; he hails from the Windy City. After receiving his BA in English and MAT in English Education from the University of Iowa, he sashayed like his forefathers--westward. Mr. Glavin has taught for some thirteen years, mostly at Claremont High, in Claremont, California (recently voted as the fifth best city to live in the United States by CNN/Money Magazine). Among the courses he has instructed are Shakespeare, Creative Writing, AP Composition, AP Literature, Freshman English, Mythology, and British Literature. In addition, he has been a Speech and Debate coach, and has been honored to watch his students excel. Currently, Kevin is also teaching for the University of Phoenix online. In the recent past, he has also lectured for the Summer Bridge Program at UC Riverside, and has been a lecturer in Intermediate and Advanced English at the International Summer Language School, University of West Bohemia, Plzen, Czech Republic. Last summer, Kevin completed his Administrative Credential at UC Irvine. Kevin also got married in June 2008; he and his beloved wife Brenda have settled just a little farther west--in Orange County--with their dog Ciao, a chow chow, golden retriever mix adopted after a trip to Italy.
 
Published June 5, 2012 by Kevin Glavin Publishing. 80 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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In this combination picture–activity book and memory album, parents affectionately envision the firsts in their new child’s life.

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