‘Cupcakes by the Sea’ Captures the Essence of Age Old Irish Stories of Magic and Wonder

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Author Kathleen Quinn creates a beautiful picture book brimming with whimsical energy and imagination.

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It is a well known fact that romanticism tinged with a melancholic feel is a constant aspect of Irish stories. Indeed Irish mythology is filled to the brim with tragic heroes and heroines who are pitted against the bitterness of destiny. Irish stories bring out a romanticism and emotion that remains unmatched throughout the world, with examples such as the poignant and tragic love story of Deirdre and Naosie. Author Kathleen Quinn is of Irish descent and gives credence to this proud literary tradition through her new picture book, “Cupcakes by the Sea”.

This beautifully written picture book is filled with poetry that captures the imagination and shows readers that one’s action influences one’s own happiness. It tells of how a magical cupcake was able to change the destinies of a young couple and takes them on a journey of love and discovery. It is a truly enchanting story filled with rhythmical verses that adds certain panache to an already intriguing story. This book gives readers a chance to use their imaginations and is filled with likable and relatable characters. It is also brimming with beautifully written illustrations that give off a sense of wonder and magic.

The story captures the Irish sense of storytelling tinged with the bitter sweet melancholy of a long lost love.

“Cupcakes by the Sea” is a beautiful story of love, loss and self discovery.

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About the Author
Kathleen Quinn has been drawing, painting and writing since she was a small child growing up in the quaint town of Exeter, Pennsylvania. At the young age of 20, she relocated to Hoboken, New Jersey to pursue a career as an artist and a New York City press photographer. After the birth of their son, she and her husband were drawn to the Gold Coast beaches of Miami, Florida and are presently living, writing and baking cupcakes by the sea. Quinn is the founder of Cupcakes By The Sea of North Miami, Florida specializing in sweet and savory cupcakes together with cupcake candles for those with dietary concerns. She can be contacted at http://www.CupcakesByTheSea.com.

Cupcakes By The Sea* by Kathleen Quinn
A Love Story
Publication Date: January 10, 2014
Picture Book; $31.99; 50 pages; 978-1-4931-4967-4
Picture Book Hardcover; $41.99; 50 pages; 978-1-4931-4968-1
e-book; $13.99; 978-1-4931-4969-8

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