Tag archives: childrens book

Book ‘em 
By Steven Libowitz   |   December 6, 2022

You might need your own cloning technology, or at least a fast car, to make it to the two most intriguing author events this week, as they share a Saturday afternoon time slot on December 3. Montecito artist and general contractor William “Bill” Dalziel will read from his second children’s book, Charlie’s Dream, a sequel […]

Dalziel Publishes Storybook
By Richard Mineards   |   November 5, 2020

Montecito artist and general contractor William Dalziel has published his first illustrated storybook. Ulma, The Kidnapped Tree is the true story of a young elm tree and her journey, says Bill, who shortly before the San Fernando earthquake of 1971 used a variety of it in the Northridge Fashion Center, a project he worked on. […]

Daddy Daughter Day: Bridges to a Closer Relationship
By Steven Libowitz   |   October 13, 2020

It was on her thirteenth birthday that Isabelle Bridges moved to Montecito with her family – actor father Jeff Bridges, mother Susan, and sisters Jessie and Haley – leaving L.A. following the1994 Northridge Earthquake for the verdant hills of the village. So that was a few years after the last of the play dates with […]

Cover to Cover
By Richard Mineards   |   February 8, 2018

Czech children’s author Petra Malinova has won the silver medal in the annual Illumination Book Awards with her first book, Birth of an Angel. Petra, who works for Montecito art and car collector Michael Hammer, beat out hundreds of other entries in the competition honoring Christian books. “In a time of Nones, the award medalists […]