WEST SEATTLE SCENE: Meet ‘Purrdie Burrdie’ author Danitra Hunter @ Paper Boat Booksellers’ second-anniversary celebration

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Author/illustrator Danitra Hunter‘s “Purrdie Burrdie” character is meant to inspire you to love and believe in yourself. The publication of her first book is a manifestation of what that belief can help you accomplish. She is at Paper Boat Booksellers (6040 California SW) all afternoon during the independent bookstore’s second-anniversary celebration – and tells us this is her first official event launching her book! She has coloring sheets for kids, too:

We first told you about Danitra and “Purrdie Burrdie” last year, when she was crowdfunding to get her book published. The campaign was a success – “I did it!” she enthused when we saw her today – and now her book’s available for purchase at Paper Boat, which is also a success, marking two years in business:

Co-proprietor Desirae Judy is there as are Paper Boat fans:

The shop is open today until 6 pm.

4 Replies to "WEST SEATTLE SCENE: Meet 'Purrdie Burrdie' author Danitra Hunter @ Paper Boat Booksellers' second-anniversary celebration"

  • Sean D September 11, 2021 (1:34 pm)

    That’s wonderful! Ms Hunter was Kellen D’s pre-k teacher a couple years ago. We’ll head down to Paper Boat tomorrow, to buy our copy of Purrdie Burrdie, so we can read it together. 

  • flimflam September 11, 2021 (5:41 pm)

    Really liking that coloring sheet! 

  • Christie September 11, 2021 (8:41 pm)

    I love this book! I had her sign a copy for my granddaughter.

  • Greengurl September 13, 2021 (6:14 am)

    Best of luck Ms. Hunter! Love the illustrations and the message. I love children’s books. Will be there to get my copy for my friends and family. 

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