New children’s book “The First Catch” by Katelynn Batzer is released, a beautifully illustrated tale of a young girl’s first fly-fishing trip and the accompanying sense of wonder

March 26 03:43 2021

“The First Catch” by Katelynn Batzer has been released worldwide. This 34-page, fully illustrated children’s book follows a girl, her father, and their trusty dog, Huck, on a fly-fishing adventure that introduces the main character to the joys of fishing, the outdoors, and spending quality time with loved ones. Written in rhyming couplets, young readers can easily be absorbed the story, and find inspiration to connect with nature.

The First Catch (ISBN: 9781735948744) can be purchased through retailers worldwide, including and Amazon. The paperback retails for $16.99, and the hardcover retails for $19.99. Wholesale orders are available through Ingram.

From the back cover:

Do you remember the first time your dad took you fishing, or the first time you caught your own fish? Trickling streams and whispering trees. That day was perfect. Experience it all again and share your love for fishing with your children. Your children are the ones that will be advocating for the conservation of land and animals. This book takes you down the river with a poetic immersion into a child’s perspective on his or her first catch while teaching a lesson of perseverance.

About the author:

Montana’s very own, Katelynn Batzer, is the poetic author of the new children’s book “The First Catch.” A teacher by profession, Katelynn spent the last several years identifying ways to engage children in reading and expose them to new vocabulary. When she is not in the classroom or writing, you can find her on the river fly-fishing, a skill her dad taught her. Katelynn graduated from Liberty University with her Masters of Education and finds jot in creating engaging opportunities for children to blossom. Katelynn hopes this book encourages children to explore and read more.

About MindStir Media:

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