Audiobookworm Promotions is organizing an audiobook blog tour for Maya and the Turtle, a Korean Fairy Tale from Authors John C. Stickler & Soma Han.

The tour will run from Aug. 27th to Sep. 2nd and will have a maximum of 15 stops.

Signups end on Aug. 20th.

Reviewers will receive complementary digital copies of the audiobook via MP3.

Review copies will be distributed by Aug. 1st. Reviews must be of at least 3.5 stars.

All other info will be included in the Tour Media Kit, distributed via email the week before the start of the tour. There will also be a link on the Host HQ page.

All tour stops must be posted by 10am EST. 

Authors: John C. Stickler, Soma Han

Narrator: Talulah Shadrick

Length: 11 minutes

Publisher: Author's Republic

Released: Apr. 16, 2020

Genre: Children's


Soma's mother, T.M. Song, was a storyteller and this is a tale she used to tell her daughters when they were little girls. Her mother had told it to her when she was growing up in a rural village in Korea during the reign of King Kojong.... The underlying lesson is filial piety, respect for one's parents, presented in an engrossing Oriental Cinderella story....


This title won the 2014 Morning Calm Medal, voted first by upper elementary students in 12 International Schools across South Korea....

About the Authors: John C. Stickler & Soma Han

Authors are the husband-wife team of John Stickler and Soma Han. Soma is also the illustrator of the picture book. Soma heard the story at her mother's knee as a child in rural Korea. Her mother heard it from her mother back when King Kojong still ruled the country. John reported the news from Seoul for nine years for the CBS radio network and is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Soma has a fine art degree from the California College of the Arts and has illustrated three children's books. They live on the desert in Southern Arizona. Previously they collaborated on Land of Morning Calm: Korean Culture Then and Now, published by Shen's Books, a division of Lee & Low.



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