Alycat and the Friendship Friday

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CHILDREN'S

Contemporary

Alysson Foti Bourque

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Logline

Alycat's teacher has something special planned for Friday: a field trip! But when a new student joins the class, someone feels left out. Can Alycat use her creativity and imagination to help everyone feel included?

Genre

Children's

Short Summary

Alycat is excited about her field trip to the health clinic today! But when a new student shows up and Alycat feels left out, the cats join together to include everyone in their friendship circle.


Alycat makes a friendship bracelet for everyone to include everyone in their friendship group, adding more words on the bracelet and more friends to include.

Setting

Alycat's School, Home, etc.

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Other

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending,Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Alycat

Age: 8

Gender: Female

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Adventurous,Aspiring,Charming,Obedient,Empathetic,Selfless,Outspoken,Engaging,Skillful,Funny,Flexible,Gracious,Heroic,Educated,Leader,Visionary

Additional Character Details

Name: Luna

Age: 8

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Obedient,Confident,Gracious

Additional Character Details

Name: Phoebe

Age: 8

Gender: Female

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Modest,Insecure

Additional Character Details

Name: Spotty

Age: 8

Gender: Male

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Selfless,Obedient,Aspiring,Charming,Faithful,Visionary

Development Pitch

The Alycat Series is a rapidly growing award-winning children’s book series that has been developed into a brand recognized in homes across the world and recently in the 2020 Oscars Hollywood Swag Bags. With over 10,000 Alycat books sold to date, the lessons are based on good morals and values, each book solves real-life issues using creativity, imagination, and friendship. About Me: Known as the lawyer turned award-winning children’s book author, I have written four books in the series and two original songs found on iTunes, Apple Music, and YouTube and stories can be read along with the Shark Tank featured app, Novel Effect and Times Best Invention app, Caribu. My visits are accompanied by Alycat the Mascot who has performed as the opening act at the Kidz Bop concert and at the UL FootballBasketball halftime shows. Honors: Featured in the Oscars Celebrity Swag Bags (2020) Awards • NY Big Book Award, • 4x Mom’s Choice Award • Benjamin Franklin Digital Award • Best Book Award Finalist • Readers’ Favorite Award Reviews • Glowing reviews from Kirkus Reviews • Midwest Book Review • Booklife Reviews by Publisher’s Weekly • Readers’ Favorite Review/5-Star Rating • “Hot New Release in Children’s Values” books by Amazon (January 2020). Endorsed • Youtube Storytime by Celebrity Stylist Lindsey Dupuis Bledsoe • Thank You letter from Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, First Lady Donna Edwards, and more.

About The Author

As a lawyer turned award-winning children's book author, Alysson Foti Bourque now spends her days creating a series that has won over readers and fans worldwide. Since the release of the first book of the Alycat series, Bourque has sold over 10,000 copies of Alycat and the Thursday Dessert Day,Alycat and the Monday Blues, Alycat and the Friendship Friday, and Alycat and the Tournament Tuesday. With a life-size Alycat mascot, Bourque travels across the United States teaching students about valuable life lessons, problem-solving skills, and the Alycat Shuffle—one of the songs that Bourque wrote and is now included on iTunes and YouTube Music. Recently, the Alycat series was included in the 2020 Oscars Celebrity Swag Bags! Accolades and Awards include: • NY Big Book Award, • 4x Mom’s Choice Award • Benjamin Franklin Digital Award • Best Book Award Finalist • Readers' Favorite Award Reviews • Glowing reviews from Kirkus Reviews • Midwest Book Review • Booklife Reviews by Publisher’s Weekly • Readers’ Favorite Review/5-Star Rating • “Hot New Release in Children’s Values” books by Amazon (January 2020). Endorsed • Youtube Storytime by Celebrity Stylist Lindsey Dupuis Bledsoe • Thank You letter from Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge • Virtual Storytime by First Lady of Louisiana, Donna Edwards • Thank You post by Gia Poeme, Former Bella on The Young and the Restless, • Thank You letter from Joanna Gaines. • Included on Shark Tank featured app, Novel Effect and Times Best Invention App, Caribu. • Featured on Emmy winning Producer and Actress, Lilly Melgar's Instagram Page

Target Audiences

Age: 7-12,6 and under

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Information not completed

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Mascot Books

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available

Yes

ISBN

978-1684019038