Learn about the Author
President of Dream Image Press, LLC, Dr. Elana Ashley has been publishing and selling a mystery series in English and Spanish for children ages 4 to 8 entitled Splunkunio Splunkey, Detective and Peacemaker. The first book in the series - Case One: The Missing Friendship Bracelet - confronts such issues as friendship, teamwork, solving problems of loss and conflict resolution. Case One comes with an Audio CD and Teaching Guide for Parents and Educators. The second book in the series - Case Two: Big Bully Holly Howler - should be coming out in late 2012.
Dr. Ashley is also Founder and Executive Director of Great Imaginings, Inc., an Illinois not-for-profit corporation which promotes literacy and the arts. A storyteller, singer and puppeteer, Ashley presents educational and entertaining performances and workshops for children, parents, teachers and families in schools, libraries, community organizations, and on television. Great Imaginings, Inc. provides children and adults with the tools, strategies and inspiration which enable them to imagine, pursue their dreams, and achieve their goals. Great Imaginings is celebrating its 28th anniversay. For more information about Great Imaginings, visit http://www.greatimaginings.org.
The author is also an Artist.
A new division of Dream Image Press, LLC has just opened in Spring of 2012:
Original Paintings, Prints and Laminated Reproductions of
COLOR YOUR LIFE...
Buy original paintings and/or prints of these paintings
created by Artist Elana Ashley for your
Home, School or Business
or give as a
Gift for that Special Someone.
To view original artwork, buy a painting or print,
learn about upcoming shows,
or plan an exhibit at your location,
A Colleague of Dr. Ashley - Splunkunio Splunkey - welcomes You to His Own Web Site - http://www.splunkey.org
Splunkey's site is designed for families - for parents and older siblings to read to and with young children. Discover how Splunkey first met Dr. Elana Ashley, the author of his detective series. You can read about Splunkey the Peacemaker, and find out about other things that are important to him. Learn about his international friendship club. Membership is FREE! You will find all kinds of interesting, fun things on his site, so jump on board his spaceship for a delightful adventure with
Space Spokespuppet of the Sky!
The name Spokespuppet is the registered trademark of Elana Ashley.
The name Splunkunio Splunkey is the registered trademark of Elana Ashley.
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