“Pip, Veronica and the Harmonica” by Ed Krinsky is a delightful children’s book that manages to hit all of the right notes.

Pip, Veronica and the Harmonica by Ed Krinsky

Pip, Veronica and the Harmonica by Ed Krinsky

Pip, Veronica and the Harmonica is a wonderfully illustrated children’s book that has it all.

Besides the colorful illustrations by Casey Evans, the wording rhymes, the plot is exciting, and the poodle named Pip is based on the author’s pet. Just who are Pip and Veronica, and why is there a harmonica? Veronica lives alone, so to entertain herself, she plays her harmonica. When she gets very lonely, Pip enters the picture.

Author Ed Krinsky says, “Pip was my pet poodle. He had the habit of barking loudly whenever he heard sirens from fire engines and when I played my harmonica. I concocted the story to entertain my grandchildren while babysitting for them.”

PIP, VERONICA AND THE HARMONICA (ISBN: 978-1-62516-945-7) is now available for $13 and can be ordered through the publisher’s website or at Amazon.com.

WHOLESALERS: This book is distributed by Ingram Books and other wholesale distributors. Contact your representative with the ISBN for purchase. Wholesale purchase for retailers, universities, libraries, and other organizations is also available through the publisher; please email bookorder@aeg-online-store.com

About the Author:

Ed Krinsky a retired school administrator who had a 35-year career as a teacher, coach, counselor, and administrator in the Westbury, New York public schools. He is a graduate of Harvard College and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The author was coach of the Harvard Junior Varsity Basketball team and the freshmen baseball team at MIT, and spent summers coaching basketball in the USA, Israel, the USSR, and Egypt. He served five years as general manager of a minor league basketball team (Long Island Surf), and had seven players go on to careers in the NBA. Krinsky then spent 12 years as director of operations for the United States Basketball League. He was a scout for the Detroit Pistons and the Houston Rockets, and scouted for the Baltimore Orioles. In addition, he was an associate professor of sports management and sports marketing at both Dowling College and Adelphi University on Long Island. For the past two years, he has been assistant coach for the men’s basketball team at SUNY College at Old Westbury.

About the Illustrator:

Casey Evans, a Long Island native, is a graduate of New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. A versatile artist, this is her first book of illustrations.

About the Publisher:

Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co, LLC provides book publishing, book marketing, and e-Book services to over 10,000 writers around the world, employing 150 people who live throughout the US and work virtually through telecommunication. Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co, LLC is experiencing over 30% growth per year, having published approximately 3000 authors with almost 100 new releases per month. Our books are available through Ingram, the largest book distributor in the world, as well as in bookstores, through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and all online channels. Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co, LLC attends and exhibits at the major book expositions in London, New York, China, and Germany each year.

Author Name:: Ed Krinsky
Author Website:http://sbprabooks.com/EdKrinsky
Book Title:: Pip, Veronica and the Harmonica
ISBN:: 978-1-62516-945-7
Publisher:: Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co, LLC
Release Date:: 8/7/2013