What am I? Fruits: Official released date

I am happy to announce the official release date of my second picture book, What am I? Fruits, to be on April 2nd, 2019.

You can now pre-order the book online at IndieBound, Amazon, or Barnes and Noble.

Here is a summary of the book:

Can you guess what fruit I am? A pear? An orange? A strawberry?

In this guess-the-fruit book, fifteen riddles about common fruits ask the question, “what am I?” Each rhythmic riddle first gives a detailed description of a fruit. On the following page, a colorful illustration provides the answer. Kids will have fun trying to solve these riddles about fruits that they may encounter on their plate, in the grocery store, or in an orchard. A perfect companion to What am I? Vegetables.

More information about the book can be found here: https://johnbenzee.com/books/what-am-i-fruits/

Stay tuned for more information on book release events, sneak previews of some of the riddles and pages, and more.

2018: A Year in review

2018 was a productive and eventful year for me as an author. Here’s a recap:

I released my first children’s picture book, What am I? Vegetables, in February.

In July, Tree Verseturned 1.

I visited the Taste of Buffalo with Monkey See, Monkey Do Bookstore in August and did a reading of my children’s book.

In September, Publisher’s Weekly and Readers’ Favorite gave good reviews of What am I? Vegetables.

I celebrated Indie Author Day in October at the central library with a lot of other cool local authors.

In December, Buffalo Spree magazine featured my children’s book in their holiday gift guide.

Hopefully 2019 will be just as interesting. Look for What am I? Fruits sometime in the spring!