SOUTHWEST VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: West-Valley Publisher's Book Featured on Major Magazine

Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on Aug. 28.

A book from \"The Small-Tooth-Dog Publishing Group\" is one of only a handful of titles from Independent Publishers to appear on the September 2, 2019, cover of "Publishers Weekly" magazine.

An Arizona-based book from The Small-Tooth-Dog Publishing Group is one of only a handful

of titles from Independent Publishers to appear on the September 2019 cover of "Publishers

Weekly" magazine.

"Don't Throw Me in the Cholla Patch," written by Tucson's Marc Severson and illustrated by

Franceso Orazzini, was chosen as one of just 17 books from a curated field of 40 books. The

book, an original folktale designed for older children features the plants and animals of the

Sonoran Desert as two desert-dwelling tricksters face off in a battle of wits over who gets

dinner and who is dinner. Learn more at

Sean Buvala, the publisher at The Small-Tooth-Dog Publishing Group, says, "We're honored

to be on the "Publishers Weekly" magazine featuring the works of independent publishers the world over. PW is considered the 'bible of book publishing business' and features the work of the publishing industry at all levels."

"Don't Throw Me in the Cholla Patch" features artwork by Italian illustrator Francesco

Orazzini. The story is by Marc Severson of Tucson, Arizona. Featuring a battle of wits

between hungry Coyote and the small-but-chatty Woodrat the Packrat, the two meet up

under the moonlight in the Sonoran Desert. Will Woodrat be able to talk his way out of this

or is he in for a thorny end? The book is intended for kids in the elementary middle grades.

The book is available at local independent bookstores or directly from the publisher at

Marc Severson is an author living in Tucson with several books in the sci-fi genre, targeted

for adult audiences. He worked as both an archeologist and schoolteacher in the Tucson

schools for decades. This is his first book for kids.

The Small-Tooth-Dog Publishing Group specializes in books on creativity and the arts for

adults, creative expression books for kids, and has a growing series of books for kids. Their

books have been featured at a variety of shows and events throughout the United States.

(Editor's Comment: Please note that "Publishers Weekly" is a properly written brand-name

without the possessive.)

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