Luca Lashes in the News

12/18/11

Luca Lashes Electronic Press Kit

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPfLUZpAv9o

5/9/12

Inspired by Savannah

Guest Post: Helpful Parenting Tips For New Experiences by Nicole and Damir Fonovich

http://www.inspiredbysavannah.com/2012/05/guest-post-helpful-parenting-tips-for.html

5/8/12

motherhood moment

Fun Freetime: Luca Lashes

http://motherhood-moment.blogspot.com/2012/05/fun-freetime-luca-lashes.html

5/12/12

Power of Connection with Balance and Spiritual Awareness – Ella Speaks – Blog Talk Radio

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ellaspeakes/2012/05/21/power-of-connection-with-balance-and-spiritual-awareness

5/19/12

Dominique/s Desk

Luca Lashes and His First Trip to the Dentist

http://dominiquegoh.com/2012/05/luca-lashes-and-his-first-trip-to-the-dentist/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=luca-lashes-and-his-first-trip-to-the-dentist

5/31/12

SheKnows’ Parenting

Tablets for tots: Lazy parenting?

http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/961225/tablets-for-toddlers

5/31/12

Second Bookshelf on the Right

Review : Luca Lashes The Brown Eyed Boy With the Magic Eyelashes by Nicole and Damir Fonovich

http://secondbookshelf.blogspot.com/2012/05/review-luca-lashes-brown-eyed-boy-with.html?spref=bl

6/1/12

Cary Plunkett

Book Review:Luca Learns to Brush His Teeth

http://caryplunkett.snappages.com/blog/2012/06/01/book-review-luca-learns-to-brush-his-teeth

6/18/12

Blog Talk Radio

A Conversation with authors Nicole & Damir Fonovich

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/who-you-calling-old/2012/06/18/a-conversation-with-authors-nicole-and-damir-fonovich

6/25/12

SheKnows’ Parenting

Make a Splash with Baby

http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/963118/make-swim-time-fun-for-baby

6/27/12

Skinnymom

Parenting Tips for Kids’ New Experiences

http://www.skinnymom.com/2012/06/27/parenting-tips-for-kids-new-experiences/

7/10/12

WGN-TV (CW/Tribune Company Morning News)

http://broadcast.burrellesluce.com/downloads/112012/WGN_07-10-2012_1100.avi

7/31/12

Lessons Learned – Blog Talk Radio

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/lifelessonsnetwork/2012/07/31/nicole-fonovich-of-luca-lashes-shares-her-lessons

8/3/12

Adoption Stories Online Radio by 4healinghearts – Blog Talk Radio

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/4healinghearts/2012/05/15/luca-lashes

8/13/12 I’m a full-time mummy

iPad App Review – Luca Lashes and his First Swimming Lesson

http://www.imafulltimemummy.com/post/2012/08/13/iPad-App-Review-Luca-Lashes-has-his-First-Swimming-Lesson.aspx

8/23/12

Donna’s World

5 Tips to preempt a first haircut meltdown

http://donna444444.blogspot.com/2012/08/5-tips-to-preempt-first-haircut-meltdown.html

8/27/12

Modern Days Moms

Haircut Tips

http://moderndaymoms.com/first-haircut-tips-for-avoiding-a-meltdown/

8/27/12

Adventures of the Alpha Wife

Luca Lashes: Calming Fears Through a Multilingual eBook

http://alphawifeadventures.com/2012/08/luca-lashes-fears-ebook-multilingual/

8/27/12

Adventures of the Alpha Wife

Raising a Multilingual Baby

http://alphawifeadventures.com/2012/08/raise-a-bi-lingual-child-fonovich/

10/19/12

Motherhood moment

Giveaway: Luca Lashes and His First Haircut

http://motherhood-moment.blogspot.com/2012/10/giveaway-luca-lashes-and-his-first.html

11/1/12

Tracy’s Nook – Dr. Visit

http://tracysnook.com/2012/11/luca-lashes-visits-the-doctor-by-nicole-and-damir-fonovich/

11/14/12

SheKnows Parenting – Quoted in

http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/977571/gadgets-for-high-tech-kids

11/29/12

Leslie Lindsay Live, Love, Write: The Art & Craft of Writing

Guest post and giveaway

http://leslielindsay.com/2012/11/29/in-my-brain-today-guest-post-and-give-a-way-lucas-lashes/=

1/2/13

Hott Books

Review – Luca Lashes Visits the Doctor

http://www.hottbooks.com/2013/01/02/review-luca-lashes-visits-the-doctor/

1/11/13

“mommy rachelle” Doctor Visit Review

http://www.mommyrachelle.com/2013/01/netgalley-review-luca-lashes-visits-the-doctor/

1/19/13 – Author A.R. Silverberry hosts blog for Parenting Tips for New Parents

http://www.arsilverberry.com/parenting-tips-for-new-experiences

About.com

http://specials.about.com/service/newsletters/publishing/1367420400.htm

1/25/13

Smart Mom Picks – Helping Children Tackle New Challenges

http://www.smartmompicks.com/helping-children-tackle-new-challenges/

2/27/12

Raychelle Writes – The Writer’s Block Interviews: Damir Fonovich

http://raychelle-writes.blogspot.com/2012/02/writers-block-interviews-damir-fonovich.html

2/26/13

Talking New Media

http://www.talkingnewmedia.blogspot.com/2013/02/5-things-to-know-when-self-publishing.html

Language Stars

http://www.languagestars.com/program-overview/products/global-gifts-and-multilingual.html

3/14/13

Enchanting Children’s Book Review – Visit the Doctor

http://enchantingchildrensbookreviews.blogspot.com/2013/03/luca-lashes-visits-doctor.html

6/6/13

Vocalo on WBEZ 89.5 Chicago Public Radio Interview

https://soundcloud.com/vocalo/wise-woman-nicole-fonovich-of

6/2013

Cynopsis Honorable Mention Award for both our eBook and App Series

http://www.cynopsis.com/events/kids-awards/

June 2013

Expert Beacon

http://expertbeacon.com/experts/nicole-fonovich/#.UdcsiBZnS-J

June 2013

Top 10 Free Android Apps – Brown –Eyed Boy!

http://top-kids-apps.com/Top-10-Android-games-for-kids-June-2013.html

7/4/2013

Toddler Trails

http://www.toddlertrails.com/category/book-review/

7/10/13

Teachers with Apps – Series mention

http://teacherswithapps.com/want-your-kids-to-overcome-their-fears-theres-an-app-for-that/

7/11/13 – Marika Flatt Travel writer – Travel tips

http://www.marikaflatt.com/flying-with-a-toddler-this-summer-five-ways-your-tablet-is-your-new-best-friend/

About.com

http://publishing.about.com/od/BookAuthorBasics/a/Self-publishing-Childrens-Ebooks.htm

Mentioned without linking –

http://preschooler.thebump.com/books-toddlers-encourage-cognitive-development-4057.html

Book 8 press release coverage

KEH website – http://kehcomm.com/news/211-lucalashes-book8

eSchool News – http://www.eschoolnews.com/2013/07/18/ebookapp-turns-childs-first-hospital-visit-into-an-enlightening-experience/

Education Dive – http://www.educationdive.com/press-release/20130718-ebookapp-turns-childs-first-hospital-visit-into-an-enlightening-experienc/

I4U News – http://www.eschoolnews.com/2013/07/18/ebookapp-turns-childs-first-hospital-visit-into-an-enlightening-experience/

The Toy Book Online – http://toybook.com/luca-lashes-ebook-helps-alleviate-childrens-hospital-fears/

District Administration – http://www.districtadministration.com/news/ebookapp-turns-child’s-first-hospital-visit-enlightening-experience

July 25, 2013

Sonoran Living LIVE ABC 15

http://www.abc15.com/dpp/lifestyle/sonoran_living/luca-lashes-5-tips-to-help-your-child-conquer-the-big-firsts

July 26th, 2013

Arizona Midday TV Interview – NBC Channel 12

http://www.azcentral.com/video/2568163761001

8/6/13

The Morning Scramble, KAZT-TV (CH 7/Cable 13)

Activities release

KEH Communications – Press Release Activities Page

http://www.kehcomm.com/news/222-activites4kids

eSchool News – http://www.eschoolnews.com/2013/08/13/luca-lashes-website-offers-downloadable-activity-sheets-for-young-children/

Education Dive – http://www.educationdive.com/news/luca-lashes-website-offers-downloadable-activity-sheets-for-young-children/160857/

The Tennessee Board of Regents – http://tbrelearning.org/aggregator/ftc.gov/os/2011/09/www.facebook.com/www.apple.com/www.facebook.com/edtech.mansfieldisd.org/www.averusa.com/www.averusa.com/www.apple.com/ipad/www.evernote.com/www.schools.utah.gov/CURR/science/OER.aspx?page=3

Center for Digital Education – http://www.centerdigitaled.com/news/industry/

The Bloom Report – http://www.thebloomreport.com/frameset_report.html

The Toy Book Online – http://toybook.com/20296/

8/14/13

The Wonder of Tech – Luca Lashes – Helping Children Face Fearsome Firsts

http://www.wonderoftech.com/luca-lashes/

8/16/13

PR by the Book

http://www.prbythebook.com/blogging-for-authors-3-tips-for-getting-started/

8/16/13

Children’s Technology – Luca Lashes Visits the Doctor

http://childrenstech.com/blog/archives/12453

8/23/13

The Children’s Book Review

Partnering with Technology in your Child’s Education

http://www.thechildrensbookreview.com/weblog/2013/08/partnering-with-technology-in-your-childs-education.html

9/5/13

Our 7th book, Luca Lashes and his Trip to the Nursing Home, was awarded the “2013 Preferred Choice Award” from Creative Child Magazine!

9/8/13

6th book in the Series, Luca Lashes Visits the Doctor, was awarded HONORS from National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA)  2013

9/14/13

Jersey Family Fun reviewed Book 1, Book 3, and mentioned Activity Sheets.

http://www.jerseyfamilyfun.com/luca-lashes-ebook-review/

9/18/13

Motherhood Moment

http://motherhood-moment.blogspot.com/2013/09/parenting-pointers-children-visiting.html

9/20/13

Leslie Lindsay Live, Love, Write : The Art of Craft of Writing – BK8

http://leslielindsay.com/2013/10/01/the-teacher-is-talking-lucas-lashes/

9/24/13

Graphic just awarded from Dr. Toy’s Guide for Luca Lashes Visits the Doctor for Best Picks 2013

9/25/13

Dr. Toy Online listed Book 6 as a “Best Picks of 2013”

http://www.drtoy.com/find-toys/?producttype=-1&agemin=-1&agemax=-1&pricemax=-1&yearwon=2013&programwon=53&companynamekeywds&productnamekeywds&completeawardtitle=Best!Picks!2013&ts_page=3

9/27/13

Debbie Jean’s Blog – Dr. Visit

http://spanglishbaby.com/finds/two-multilingual-luca-pestanas-apps-kids/

9/30/13

eSchool News named app 1 “App of the Week”

eSchool News Online – http://www.eschoolnews.com/2013/09/30/app-week-luca-lashes/?

eSchool News e-newsletter – http://www.eschoolnews.com/e/esnTW/esntw093013.htm

10/1/13

Library Media Connection featured Book 1 in “Hot Stuff Announcement.” Coverage occurred in print issue, so a link is not available.

10/9/13

Contest press release coverage

KEH website – http://kehcomm.com/news/251-lucalashescontest

eSchool News – http://www.eschoolnews.com/2013/10/09/luca-lashes-announces-raising-multilingual-children-one-language-household-contest/

The Bloom Report – http://www.thebloomreport.com/frameset_report.html

Education Dive – http://www.educationdive.com/press-release/20131009-luca-lashes-announces-raising-multilingual-children-in-a-one-language-hous-1/

Jersey Family Fun Twitter – https://twitter.com/jerseyfamilyfun

Jersey Family Fun Facebook – - https://www.facebook.com/JerseyFamilyFun

Tennessee Board of Regents – http://tbrelearning.org/aggregator/ftc.gov/os/2011/09/www.facebook.com/www.apple.com/www.averusa.com/edtech.mansfieldisd.org/www.facebook.com/fundingfactory?page=9

10/14/13

Toy Book Online –

http://toybook.com/luca-lashes-announces-new-contest/

10/15/13

Spanglish Baby

http://spanglishbaby.com/finds/two-multilingual-luca-pestanas-apps-kids/

10/18/13

District Administration –

http://www.districtadministration.com/news/luca-lashes-announces-‘raising-multilingual-children-one-language-household’-contest

10/18/13

Da Daily

http://www.districtadministration.com/node/18437/templatemerge/5267

10/17/13

It’s Peach Keen Blog did a Dental Hygiene Awareness Month post and mentioned app 2 and app 3 –

http://www.itspeachykeen.com/2013/10/celebrate-dental-hygiene-month-with.html

10/23/13

Digital Book World

http://www.digitalbookworld.com/2013/10-tips-for-cost-effective-multilingual-marketing/?fb_action_ids=10200913579696915&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=288381481237582

10/30/13

Dentistry IQ Online did a Dental Hygiene Awareness Month post and mentioned app 2 and app 3

http://www.dentistryiq.com/articles/2013/10/luca-lashes-dental-themed-mobile-apps-for-kids.html

10/30/13

Gaga’s Corner – Dr. Visit Review

http://habrewer23.wordpress.com/2013/10/28/lucas-lashes-visits-the-doctor-by-lucas-lashes-llc/

11/1/13

iPhone Mom (app 2 and app 3 review)

http://www.theiphonemom.com/friday-findings-144/

11/12/13

Language Magazine digital and print issue (contest coverage) -http://languagemagazine.com/online/Nov13/

11/26/13

San Diego Family Magazine -

http://www.sandiegofamily.com/for-the-kids/kid-tested-toy-review

12/1/13

It’s Peachy Keen (Contest post)

http://itspeachykeen.com/2013/12/luca-lashes-contest.html

12/16/13 – Interview with Blog Talk Radio’s Cyrus Webb, Midday Conversations

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/conversationslive

1/2/14

The Toy Book Online – Book 9 release coverage

http://toybook.com/ninth-luca-lashes-book-helps-kids-conquer-fear-of-flying/

1/2/14 – Library Media Connection – Book 8 was featured in “Hot Stuff Announcement.” Coverage appeared in print issue and online link isn’t available.

1/9/14

SyndicatedNews – Blog Talk Radio

Fear of Firsts

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/syndicatednews/2014/01/09/luca-lashesfear-of-firsts

1/7/14

iPhone Mom (app 8 review)

http://www.theiphonemom.com/ten-for-tuesday-63/

1/16/14

‘lil Burghers – BK8

http://lilburghers.com/luca-lashes-visits-mommy-in-the-hospital/

1/19/14

Tillywig Awards (app 8 won)

http://www.tillywig.com/award-winners/ – mobile

1/24/14

About.com Mommy in the Hospital

http://ibdcrohns.about.com/od/mentalhealth/fl/Luca-Lashes-Visits-Mommy-in-the-Hospital.htm

2/1/14

Jersey Family Fun (app 8 review)

http://www.jerseyfamilyfun.com/luca-lashes-visits-mommy-hospital-review/

2/1/14

Education.com (app 5 review)

http://www.education.com/app-review/luca-lashes-swimming-lesson-review/

2/3/14

Creating Childhood Memories One Day at a Time – Author Feature

http://www.creatingchildhoodmemories.com/2014/02/author-feature-damir-fonovich.html

2/4/14

Just 10 More Minutes (book 6, 7, 8 review, activity sheets were mentioned too)

http://just10moreminutes.blogspot.com/2014/02/luca-lashes-books-review.html

2/9/14 – Mom’s Choice Awards

App 3 – http://store.momschoiceawards.com/index.php?entry_id=3010

App 6 – http://store.momschoiceawards.com/index.php?entry_id=3008

App 7 file://localhost/- http/::store.momschoiceawards.com:index.php%3Fentry_id=3009

2/12/14 –

3 Boys and a Dog (app 8 review)

http://3boysandadog.com/2014/02/luca-lashes-ebook-review-minnie-rella-dvd-review-nyc/

2/13/14

National Children’s Health Examiner – Oral Health for kids

http://www.examiner.com/article/teach-kids-oral-health-with-interactive-apps

2/17/14 –

The Toy Book’s digital and print issue (Book 7 mention)

http://www.toybook.com/TOY_2-14.html

2/18/14 –

iHeartThisApp Facebook page (app 8 giveaway)

https://www.facebook.com/iHeartThisApp

2/26/14

Living Green with Baby – BK9 Review

http://www.livinggreenwithbaby.com/book-review-luca-lashes-first-airplane-ride/?fb_action_ids=824459997571362&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_ref=addtoany&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%5B601007936648371%5D&action_type_map=%5B%22og.likes%22%5D&action_ref_map=%5B%22addtoany%22%5D

2/28/14-

edtech digest online and e-newsletter

http://edtechdigest.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/connected-reading/

3/4/14 –

Parents’ Choice Award (BK8 Winner)

http://www.parents-choice.org/product.cfm?product_id=32435&StepNum=1&award=aw

3/4/14

About.com article about Nursing Home Tips

http://assistedliving.about.com/od/caringforclients/fl/Tips-for-Children-Visiting-Nursing-Homes.htm

3/10/14

Scholastic Parent & Child Magazine (Print and Online)

http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/article/social-emotional-skills/how-to-spot-and-treat-anxiety-children

3/26/14 – Building Blocks Magazine (Print and Online) PDF is currently available, link will be added.

4/6/14

Smart Apps For Kids Online

http://www.smartappsforkids.com/2014/04/autism-awareness-month-april-7th.html

4/7/14

Smart Apps for Kids Instagram

http://instagram.com/p/mejNZ5MSBJ/

4/7/14

Smart Apps for Kids Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/smartappsforkids

4/7/14 –

Smart Apps for Kids Google +

https://plus.google.com/+SmartappsforkidsPlus/posts

4/7/14 –

Smart Apps for Kids LinkedIn

http://www.linkedin.com/company/smart-apps-for-kids

4/9/14 –

Time to Play Magazine Online

http://www.timetoplaymag.com/product/9453/luca-lashes/luca-lashes/

4/16/14 –

Adventures of a Frugal Mom

http://adventuresfrugalmom.com/2014/04/time-first-swimming-lesson-four-tips-diving.html/

4/16/14 Expert Beacon

http://expertbeacon.com/how-keep-your-toddler-occupied-and-happy-airplane/#.U2GIyF5pH_X

4/17/14

Nancy’s Famolari’s Author Spotlight

http://nancyfamolari.blogspot.com/2014/04/a-good-book-for-young-children-taking.html

4/24/14 –

SmartAppsForKids

http://www.smartappsforkids.com/2014/04/review-luca-lashes-visits-mommy-in-the-hospital-help-your-child-deal-with-new-experiences.html

4/25/14 –

Building Blocks Magazine’s March ’14 issue

http://issuu.com/jewishpress.com/docs/bb_mar_2014/5?e=8021184/7353378

4/29/14 –

The National Parenting Center Online

http://the-parenting-center.com/luca-lashes-visits-mommy-in-the-hospital/

4/30/14

Good Living Magazine Winter 2014 Issue (Page 13)

http://publicationhub.com/publication/?i=195962

5/2/14

Readers’ Favorite

https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/31916

5/8/14

Readers’ Favorite

https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/31911

5/9/14

Book App Alliance

http://www.bookappalliance.com/making-multilingual-apps-is-it-worth-it/

5/13/14

The Bloom Report Online

http://www.thebloomreport.com/frameset_report.html

5/13/14

EdNET Insights Online

http://www.ednetinsight.com/news-alerts/technology-headlines/luca-lashes-adds-more-interactivity-chinese-to-its-free-app.html

5/13/14

Education Dive Online

http://www.educationdive.com/press-release/20140513-luca-lashes-adds-more-interactivitychinese-to-its-free-app-focused-on-help/

5/13/14

Education Talk Radio Online

http://edutalkradio.wordpress.com/

5/15/14

Readers’ Favorite

https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/31915

5/15/14

eSchool News Online

http://www.eschoolnews.com/2014/05/15/luca-lashes-adds-interactivitychinese-free-app-focused-helping-children-fearful-firsts/

5/16/14

Center for Education Technology Online

http://www.centerdigitaled.com/news/industry/

5/16/14 KFNX 1100 Talk Radio

Audio CD & Commercial on Dropbox located under: Luca Lashes Series, PR & Marketing Stuff, Engligh Marketing Stuff, KFNX 1100 folder, locate both Audio CD and 30 sec wav commercial

5/23/14

Flattlands Travel Blog

Kids Ready to Travel: What you Need Before Hitting the Road

http://flattlandsblog.com/kids-ready-to-travel-what-you-need-before-hitting-the-road/

5/23/14

babyMaternity Retailer Online

http://www.babymaternityretailer.com/news/article/luca-lashes-adds-more-interactivity/

5/27/14

BAA Video Profile: Nicole Fonovich

http://www.bookappalliance.com/baa-video-profile-nicole-fonovich/

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Click here for an interview with the authors


Online Interviews:

allbooksreviewinternational.blogspot.com 7/1/13

Toddler Trails 7/4/2013

RADIO Interviews:

Vocalo interview 06/06/2013

Nicole Fonovich of Luca Lashes shares her lessons by Lessons Learned in Family on 7/31/12

A Conversation with Nicole & Damir Fonovich by Who You Calling Old / Blog Talk Radio Interview on 6/18/12

Listen to Luca Lashes Blog Talk Radio Interview recorded on 5/14/12


Articles & Guest Blog Posts Published:

2/26/13

Nicole Fonovich on Language Stars

Nicole Fonovich on Language Stars

5 Things to Know When Self Publishing

Guest Post for A.R. Silverberry on Parenting Tips For New Experiences 1/19/13

http://specials.about.com/service/newsletters/publishing/1367420400.htm 1/19/13

Quoted in "4 Ways to Tech Your Child" article on www.SheKnows.com on 12/4/12

Contributed to article Books for Toddlers to Encourage Cognitive Development for The Bump on 10/17/12

7 Steps to Introduce Your Child to a New Language Guest Post for Adventures of Alpha Wife on 8/27/12

5 Steps to Preempt First Haircut Meltdown for Donna’s World on  8/23/12

Article written on Raising a Multilingual Baby published on http://www.Parenthood.com 7/29/12

Article written for NY Metro Parents on Seven Tips Parents can use to Raise a Multilingual Child on 7/24/12

Make Swim Time Fun for Baby article posted on www.SheKnows.com on 6/25/12

Tablets for tots: Lazy parenting? article written for www.SheKnows.com on 5/31/12

Guest Post for Inspired by Savannah on Helpful Parenting Tips 5/9/12

Fun Freetime: Luca Lashes Guest Blog on Motherhood Moment on 5/8/12

Read more on our Luca Lashes Author Page!


Press Inquiries, please contact:

Elaine Krackau
PR by the Book - Austin, TX
Phone: (512) 481-7741
Email: elaine@PRbyTheBook.com
www.PRbyTheBook.com

Stephanie Ridge
PR by the Book - Austin, TX
Phone:(512) 501-4399 x 703
Email: stephanie@prbythebook.com
www.PRbyTheBook.com

Click here to download the Luca Lashes Press Kit