Publicity Report — Our Books in the Media

AdventureKEEN April 2022 Publicity Report 

Please find herewith the April 2022 Media and Publicity Report with you. The list reflects all activities in the past two months and those scheduled going forward. Here are some of the highlights:

Elizabeth Wenk Interviewed by The San Francisco Chronicle
Gregory Thomas, lifestyle and outdoors editor of The San Francisco Chronicle, interviewed Elizabeth Wenk for his article “What Are the Most Dangerous Aspects of the John Muir Trail? One Hiker is Using Data to find out.” Elizabeth is the coauthor of Yosemite National Park: Your Complete Hiking Guidepublished by our Wilderness Press imprint.

Author of The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C. Features Hometown in AAA Travel Magazine
Renee Sklarew wrote a major feature in AAA Travel magazine called “Exploring DC Like a Local.” Renee is the author of The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C. Read the article here.

Major Feature on Drawn to Birds inThe Holland Sentinel
Audra Gamble featured author Jenny deFouw Geuder and her upcoming book in her article Drawn to Birds: Holland Art Teacher Publishing Nature-based Watercolor Book” for The Holland Sentinel. The article also mentions the upcoming book signing at Reader’s World. Drawn to Birds: A Naturalist’s Sketchbook is published by our Adventure Publications imprint. The author will have a book signing at Reader’s World in Holland, Michigan, on April 30, from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Jaret Daniels Interviewed for Birds & Blooms Magazine
Jill Staake interviewed Jaret C. Daniels for her feature article for Birds & Blooms magazine. Read “How to Attract Butterflies in 9 Easy Ways.” Jaret also participated in the Urban Landscape Summit in Gainesville, Florida. Read the story in Morning AGClips. Jaret is the author of many field guides, including Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies: Northeast, South,Southeast, and Garden Bugs & Insects of the South & Southeast.

The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando in the News
The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando was recommended by Bethany Stevens in her article 
“Universal Pictures Has Been Making Movie Magic for 110 Years” for the Bradenton Herald.

The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line on Cruising Interrupted
Erin Foster and the new edition of The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line 2022 were featured on the blog of Cruising Interrupted. Read the article here.

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Yosemite National Park by Elizabeth Wenk and Jeffrey P. Schaffer ISBN 978-0-89997-785-0
March 3: Amazon book review.

March 23: Gregory Thomas, lifestyle and outdoors editor of The San Francisco Chronicle, interviewed Elizabeth Wenk for his article “What Are the Most Dangerous Aspects of the John Muir Trail? One Hiker is Using Data to find out.” Elizabeth is the coauthor of Yosemite National Park: Your Complete Hiking Guide.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque by David Ryan and Stephen Ausherman ISBN 978-1-63404-154-6
April 29: Coauthor David Ryan is scheduled to talk at the Public Lands Information Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Walking Chicago by Robert Loerzel ISBN 978-0-89997-697-6
May 11, 2022: Robert Loerzel, author of Walking Chicago, will give a presentation at 7:30 p.m at the Wood Dale Library in Wood Dale, Illinois

Five-Star Trails: The Ozarks by Jim Warnock ISBN 978-1-63404-010-5
April 30, 3-4 p.m.: Book signing at Chapters on Main Bookstore & Coffee Shop, Van Buren, Arkansas

The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2022 by Bob Sehlinger and Len Testa ISBN 978-1-62809-123-6
March 7: Len Testa was interviewed by Hannah Sampson for her article entitled “Disney’s $5,000 Star Wars Hotel and Line-cutting Fees: Some Fans Say the ‘Magic’s Gone’ ” for the Washington Post. Read it here. The article was also published in The Patriot-News of Central Pennsylvania.
March 19: Both authors of the The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2022 were mentioned in Chris Stokel-Wolker’s article “Disney World’s System for Predicting Ride Wait Times is a Joke” for INPUT. The website sees 3.6 million unique monthly visitors from the United States alone. Read the article here.

The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C. by Renee Sklarew ISBN 978-1-62809-104-5
Spring 2022: Renee Sklarew wrote a major feature in AAA Travel magazine called “Exploring DC Like a Local.” Renee is the author of The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C.Read the article here.

The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando by Seth Kubersky ISBN 978-1-62809-125-0
April 22: The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando was recommended by Bethany Stevens in her article 
“Universal Pictures Has Been Making Movie Magic for 110 Years” for the Bradenton Herald.

The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line by Erin Foster and Len Testa, with Ritchey Halphem ISBN 978-1-62809-137-3
Erin Foster and the new edition of The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line 2022 were featured on the blog of Cruising Interrupted. Read the article here.

Stan Tekiela in the News
March 7: Stan Tekiela shared his story about the American Oystercatcher in the Southwest News Media. The story was also carried by the Maple Lake Messenger.
March 25: Author Stan Tekiela, “Bird Nests: Amazingly Ingenious and Intricate,” sponsored by Vortex Optics, A Fellow Minnesotan and The Jenni and Kyle Foundation. Book-signings will follow. When possible, the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge will film the lecture and broadcast it on YouTube and dingdarlingsociety.org. The event takes place at the J.N. “Ding”Darling National Wildlife Refuge’s Visitor & Education Center.
April 6: Stan Tekiela’s article “Clinging to Survival one Snail at a Time” was featured in the Southwest News Media.

Birds of Iowa Field Guide by Stan Tekiela ISBN 978-1-88506-192-8
April 29: Isaac Hamlet mentions Stan Tekiela’s book Birds of Iowa in his article “Where to go Bird-watching near Des Moines, Iowa” for the De Moines Register. Read the article here.

Drawn to Birds by Jenny deFouw Geuder ISBN 978-1-64755-225-1
April 7:  Audra Gamble featured author Jenny deFouw Geuder and her upcoming book in her article Drawn to Birds: Holland Art Teacher Publishing Nature-based Watercolor Book” for The Holland Sentinel. The article also mentions the upcoming book signing at Reader’s World. Drawn to Birds: A Naturalist’s Sketchbook.
April 30: Book signing at Reader’s World, Holland, MI from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies: Northern California by George Miller ISBN 978-1-64755-255-8
April 26: The author will be the guest of Napa Bookmine and discuss his book via Zoom. He will also talk about Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees, and Butterflies: Southern California, Backyard Science & Discovery Workbook: California, and Wildflowers of Northern California.

Backyard Science & Discovery Workbook: Midwest: Fun Activities & Experiments That Get Kids Outdoors by Brett Ortler  ISBN 978-1-64755-169-8
April – June Author will lead a series of six nature hikes at Anoka County Parks. Each walk will focus on a different topic from the book. The book will be sold at the Wargo Nature Center. Check the schedule of the hikes here.  

Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies: Northeast (ISBN 978-1-64755-253-4) , South (ISBN 978-1-64755-188-9), Southeast (ISBN 978-1-64755-036-3), and Garden Bugs & Insects of the South & Southeast (ISBN 978-1-59193-980-1)
March 16: Jill Staake interviewed Jaret C. Daniels for her feature article for Birds & Blooms magazine. Read “How to Attract Butterflies in 9 Easy Ways.” Jaret also participated in the Urban Landscape Summit in Gainesville, Florida. Read the story in Morning AGClips. Jaret is the author of many field guides, including Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies: Northeast, South,Southeast, and Garden Bugs & Insects of the South & Southeast.