Watermark Books invites you to join us in-store for a virtual storytime with Shar Tuiasoa! Shar will be joining us virtually from Hawaii to read her new picture book, Punky Aloha--The story of a girl who uses the power of saying "aloha" to experience exciting and unexpected adventures! We hope you can join us in-store on Thursday, June 16 at 4pm (CT).
About Punky Aloha
Meet Punky Aloha: a girl who uses the power of saying "aloha" to experience exciting and unexpected adventures!
Punky loves to do a lot of things—except meeting new friends. She doesn’t feel brave enough.
So when her grandmother asks her to go out and grab butter for her famous banana bread, Punky hesitates. But with the help of her grandmother’s magical sunglasses, and with a lot of aloha in her heart, Punky sets off on a BIG adventure for the very first time.
Will she be able to get the butter for grandma?
Punky Aloha is a Polynesian girl who carries her culture in her heart and in everything she does. Kids will love to follow this fun character all over the island of O’ahu.
About Shar Tuiasoa
Shar Tuiasoa is a Polynesian illustrator from the island of O’ahu, in the town of Kailua, Hawai’i, where she was born and raised. After studying Fine Art at her local community college, she headed to California where she earned her BFA in illustration from Laguna College of Art and Design. When she is not in the ocean, enjoying the vibrant culture of her home, Shar spends her time imagining and creating for her illustration business, Punky Aloha Studio.