MOTHER & BELOVED YAYA.
Yulinda Blake Cook lives in Suwanee, Georgia, and she is a wife, mother of four, and YaYa to nine wonderful grandchildren and counting. She loves spending quality time with her family. Yulinda loves reading to her grandchildren and cooking large family meals.
Prior to retirement, she worked professionally in the fields of Social Work, Psychology, and Early Childhood Education. She has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama (Birmingham) in Social Work with a Psychology minor. She also has an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education from Lawson State College (Birmingham). She is a proud member of SCBWI. In addition, Yulinda has experience as an editor/writer of a newsletter and instructor and mentor during her employment with the federal government.
“Polly’s Special Day” is Yulinda’s first published book. This book is loosely based on a true family event. She hopes to fortify children’s imaginations with every book and improve family relations.
THIS IS WHAT #GIRLDAD'SDO.
MY NEW BOOK IS AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK AT ALL OF YOUR MAJOR BOOK RETAILERS AMAZON, WAL-MART, BARNES & NOBLE, BOOKS-A-MILLION AND MORE! EBOOKS ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE BELOW.
“Polly’s Special Day” is the story of a lifelong memory given to a little girl by her father, who grants her the gift of her dreams, which is...time!
What do #GIRLDAD'SDO? They show their daughters that quality time given to them doesn't tick away. Quality time is recorded and locked in the heart to cherish and retrieved through the memory anytime they need it!
My book contains a heartwarming and uplifting message that is sure to resonate with all American families, yet offers healing and encouragement to our communities of color.
Purchase your copy of "Polly's Special Day" today!
AND BOOK SIGNINGS
JOIN ME AS I SHARE THE POSITIVE AND UPLIFTING MESSAGE OF "POLLY'S SPECIAL DAY!"
BIRTHDAY PARTY & BOOK SIGNING
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2022
HARLEM RENAISSANCE ACT 1 BIRTHDAY PARTY, NASHVILLE, TN
Yulinda will read to the birthday girl & her guests, and sign books.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2022
CORNERSTONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, BIRMINGHAM, AL
Yulinda will read to Pre-K through 3rd grade. She will have a roundtable discussion with grades 4-5 about how she became an author and the inspiration behind "Polly's Special Day"
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