New Release: Herizon by Daniel W. Vandever
Daniel W. Vandever celebrates release of second children’s book, “Herizon” by giving a reading and discussion. Hosted by Salina Bookshelf on November 18, 2021. You can watch the video below where Vandever walks viewers through the book, explains the different elements throughout the book that encourage readers to think differently about its themes, characters, settings, and describes the importance and the journey of self-publishing.
“Herizon” by Diné/Navajo Daniel W. Vandever, and Illustrated by Diné/Navajo artist Corey Begay, follows the journey of a young, Diné girl as she is asked by her grandmother to help retrieve a flock of sheep. Join the girl in her adventure across land and water aided by a magical scarf that will expand your imagination and transform what you think is possible.
You can purchase “Herizon” from the South of Sunrise Creatives website at https://www.southofsunrisecreative.com/
You also purchase both “Herizon” and “Fall in Line, Holden!” and include personalized letters written by the author himself which directly supports Daniel and South of Sunrise Creative.
Daniel Vandever (Diné) is a product of Small Wonders Day Care where his experiences as a Ninja Turtle helped shape the creativity behind his debut picture book, “Fall in Line, Holden!”, a 2017 American Indian Youth Literature Award Honor Book. Vandever is the owner of South of Sunrise Creative, a strategic communications firm that helps advance education initiatives through community-based strategies.
Vandever is from Haystack, NM and is the grandson of the late Joe Vandever Sr., Navajo Code Talker, USMC, and Bessie D. Vandever.