Children’s Books Preview for Tucson Festival of Books

It was a quiet Saturday morning until the clock struck 10am. Kids and their parents filled the Children’s Section at Barnes & Noble Eastside to hear books created by authors and illustrators who will be at the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books. We played games using Desert Dwellers Flash Cards by Julie Rustad. The kids […]

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Julie Originals at Tucson Festival of Books 2015

Meet the artist behind Desert Dwellers Flash Cards; prizes and family fun at Tucson Festival of Books 2015 Julie Rustad, the award-winning artist behind a desert-inspired set of alphabet flash cards will be at the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books. She will also be signing copies and handing out giveaways, at Booth #294. The author/artist’s […]

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Musical Desert Dwellers at Barnes & Noble

Come join us for a family-filled, kids crafting, and musical event! We hope to see you at Barnes and Noble at the Foothills Mall this Saturday, January 24th from 11:30-12:30 for music by The Nap Skippers, featuring Julie Rustad’s families’ musical talent! There will be interactive games using her creative Desert Dwellers Flash Cards about […]

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Help Your Kids by Supporting Wildlife Organizations

We are obsessed with viral videos of children and animals on the internet. But did you know that putting them together can really make a difference? Why you should care: Teaching kids to be compassionate about animals helps build their character. According to the National PTA Congress, “Children trained to extend justice, kindness, and mercy […]

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Shop Local Arizona Christmas 2014, TucsonTopia

Thank you to TucsonTopia for including my Desert Dwellers Flash Cards in their 2014 Holiday Gift Guide! Not only are Desert Dwellers Flash Cards in the “For the Kids” category but so are some of the awesome places that sell them, like Mildred & Dildred and Little Bird Nesting Company. The Gift Guide also includes […]

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Kids Gift Guide by the Joyful Organizer

Thank you to Bonnie J. Dewkett for including my colorful art gifts in the Joyful Organizers Kid Gift Guide! “Give the gift of artwork.  It’s an amazing gift to teach a child to appreciate art and to beatify their space by decorating it with amazing pieces.  Julie’s Originals carries a line of amazing artwork depicting […]

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