California… Two young sisters, Gabby and Gigi, have proven that you can never underestimate the imagination and vision of children. The sisters convinced their mother, Phnesha Marchette, who also happens to be an artist and writer, to use some of their drawings about things they loved to do, which morphed into the Gabby and Gigi book series.
The first book, “Meet Gabby and Gigi,” was released in 2016 and the second book, “Daisy Did It,” was released in the summer of 2019. The girls were so eager to work on getting their stories out that Gabby designed the cover art concept for book three and, even to their surprise, they were able to release their third book, “The Big Big Secret” one week before Christmas in 2019.
2019 was a very busy year for the girls! Their book series was picked up by Reading is Fundamental and hundreds of the books have already been distributed in schools throughout California. They will also have their books distributed in Africa this year as well as launch a major product which will increase their platform, “Showing African American children in a positive light.”
The Gabby and Gigi book series is for ALL children. The goal has always been to show that all children are alike and learn the same lessons and have the same experiences. The series also promotes strong family dynamics and is educational; there are Reading Comprehension questions at the end of every story.
Gabby and Gigi have been featured in magazines and local news outlets and have had book signings at major retailers and events over the past few years. They were recently named as Brand Ambassadors for Dixons 1737, a hair care product line for natural hair women/girls and men. Follow them on www.Facebook.com/GabbyandGigi for more information.
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