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🦋🐌 Witnessing these radiant smiles is exactly why ‘The Snail and the Butterfly’ came to life. Each joyful pose with my book is a reminder of the magic and wonder we can bring to children’s lives. #ChildrensBooks #JoyOfReading #LittleReaders #thesnailandthebutterfly

🎶 I like stickers. Yes I do! 🎶 Everything is better with a sticker! Personalized Glossy Stickers: Official Merchandise from “The Snail and The Butterfly” Children’s Book 🌟 OFFICIAL MERCH: Add a personal touch to your belongings with these official glossy stickers, inspired by the heartwarming children’s book “The Snail and The Butterfly.” It’s a fun and stylish way to carry a piece of the story with you! 🎨 VIBRANT DESIGN: These stickers come with a glossy finish that adds an extra layer of shine, making your items stand out. 📏 PRECISE DIMENSIONS: With a 0.12″ white border, these stickers offer a clean and professional look, perfect for personalizing your laptop, phone case, or notepad. 💪 DURABLE & LONG-LASTING: Made from high-quality MPI 3000 Gloss HOP (EU) and Promotional Monomeric PVC (US), these stickers are designed to last 2–3 years. 🏠 INDOOR USE: Ideal for indoor applications, these stickers are versatile and adaptable, making them perfect for decorating your personal items. 🎁 GIFT-READY: Searching for a unique gift that pairs well with “The Snail and The Butterfly” book? These glossy stickers are a fantastic choice for birthdays, holidays, or just because. They’re a gift that adds a personal touch and celebrates the joy of reading. 🌏 ETHICALLY SOURCED: All blank products are sourced from Japan, ensuring quality and ethical practices. 🌟 STICKER DETAILS: • Film type: MPI 3000 Gloss HOP (EU), Promotional Monomeric PVC (US) • 0.12″ (0.3 cm) white sticker border • Glossy finish • Fast and easy application • 2–3 year durability #TheSnailAndTheButterfly #Stickers #ChildrensBookMerch #DougieCoop #StickerLove #BookishStickers #StickerDesign #StickerAddict #StickerBomb #CreativeStickers #CustomStickers #KidsBookStickers #ReadingAdventure #LiteraryStickers #StorytimeFun

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Spark Imagination - New Exclusive Children’s Book Gift Set

How to Turn Creative Doubt into Strength 🚚🌌💪🎨 In our latest video, join me and the talented illustrator CJ the Kid, as we dive deep into the heart of the creative journey. 🚀✍️ We talk about the relentless power of persistence, how artists often feel like they’re “screaming into the abyss”, and the critical importance of pushing through periods of doubt. It’s a candid exploration of learning to quiet the mind and to #keepontrucking, even when the path gets tough. If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed by the challenges of creativity, this conversation is for you. Come, get inspired to embrace your art, no matter the echoes of uncertainty. 🌊👣 Visit Books of Wonder online or in the store to get a copy of the book with a signed bookplate. #ArtisticPersistence #CreativeJourney #snail&butterfly

Join me and illustrator @CJtheKid as we dive into the heart of creativity - remembering to play & have fun - in a clip from our Crowdcast event sponsored by @booksofwonder & @rarebirdlit. 🚀✨. We explore the crucial role of play in our collaborative journey for The Snail & the Butterfly #inspirational #childrensbook. Despite the miles between the US and Australia, we found a unique flow state that brought this #picturebook to life. It’s a testament to how boundaries fade and imagination soars when play leads the way in creative work. Visit Books of Wonder online or in the store to get a copy of the book with a signed bookplate. Comment Play Below to Receive a DM with Links to Order from #BooksofWonder & Watch Entire Event. 🐌🦋 #CreativePlay #AuthorTalk #illustratorinsights

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Doug Cooper is the author of the award-winning novels Outside In and The Investment Club and the 2019 literary thriller Focus Lost. Always searching, he has traveled to over twenty-five countries on five continents, exploring the contradictions between what we believe and how we act in the pursuit of truth, beauty, and love.


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Doug Cooper On The More Than Corporate Podcast

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Doug Cooper On The Dots Podcast - Ideas to Results

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Doug Cooper In Conversation with Chip Jacobs

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Doug Cooper In Conversation with Gary Lippman

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Snail & Butterfly Children’s Book Giveaway: Win A Signed Copy

Snail & Butterfly Children’s Book Giveaway: Win A Signed Copy

Calling All Mushroom Hunters and Future Sky Pilots! 🍄✈️ We've got something super special for you! We're stoked to announce an epic book tour with The Children's Book Review for Dougie Coop's latest masterpiece, "The Snail and the Butterfly", illustrated by the talented CJ the Kid and published by...

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Three Ways During The Holidays To Enjoy Outside In

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Have that hard to buy for person on your list? Perhaps Outside In, the winner of the 2014 International Book Award for Literary Fiction and the USA Best Book Award for Literary Fiction, is the perfect gift for them. Choose from one of three formats: hard cover to ebook to audio book and give the gift the gift that keeps on giving. Whether they’ll spend the holidays at the beach, slopes, or cabin in the woods, Outside In is the perfect traveling companion.

Holiday Special: Outside In For $2.99!

Outside In In honor of winning the International Book Award and the USA Book News Award for Literary Fiction this year, all ebooks for Kindle, Nook, and iBooks are on special for $2.99 during the holidays. That’s less than your grande, half-caff, triple, three-pump, nonfat, sugar-free, extra whip, caramel macchiato. Don’t have an ereader? Download their apps for your PCs or mobile devices.

Outside In also makes a wonderful holiday gift. All the sites offer the ability to gift the books to anyone with an email address. Show someone just how much you care by giving them an opportunity to escape all their family drama and pursue the endless summer with Brad and all the other wacky characters at Put-in-Bay.


Cooper’s Outside In Wins USA Book News Award

USA Best BookUSABookNews.com, the premier online magazine featuring mainstream and independent publishing houses, announced Outside In the winner of the 2014 USA Best Book Award for Literary Fiction on November 12, 2014. Awards were presented for titles published in 2012-2014.The 2014 results represent a mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the United States.

Winners and finalists traversed the publishing landscape: Simon & Schuster, Penguin, John Wiley & Sons, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Kensington Books, Harlequin, McGraw-Hill, Llewellyn, Yale University Press, Cornell University Press, University of Missouri Press, White House Historical Association, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, American Bar Association and hundreds of independent houses contributed to this year’s outstanding competition.

USABookNews.com is an online publication providing coverage for books from mainstream and independent publishers to the world online community.

This is the second award Outside In has won this year for best literary fiction, adding to the International Book Award received in May.

Cooper Selected To Appear at Books By The Banks

Books By The Banks FestivalCooper was selected to participate in the Books by the Banks Cincinnati USA Regional Book Festival on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Books by the Banks is an annual celebration of books and reading that takes place every October in downtown Cincinnati. The day-long festival, which is free and open to the public, features national, regional, and local authors and illustrators; book signings; panel discussions; and activities for the entire family to enjoy.

If you’re in Cincinnati or the surrounding area, come check out the festival and be sure to stop by and visit with Cooper and discuss Outside In at his table and all the other authors at the Duke Energy Center. Books will be available for purchase at the festival through Joseph-Beth Booksellers.

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