Meet our books' authors:
Ms. Paterno, having taught all ages of children from preschool through high school, is a music educator, singer and writer with both a bachelor's and a master's degree in music education. She has taught in public schools as well as privately in her studio.
Ms. Tomaselli is the author of sixteen children's books (including
two Fisher-Price bestsellers); has art directed, painted and designed
hundreds more; plus written and designed two biographies and a
photo-based retrospective. She holds degrees in English Writing, Fine
Arts, and Graphics and has had an extensive career working in a variety
of creative environments.
Ms. Tomaselli and Ms. Paterno are working on their next book for Daffodil Press.
For more, visit: doristomaselli.net or empresscreative.com
Mr. Paolucci is a Crime Scene analyst who provides expert services
both nationally and internationally. His early career plans were to
become a writer and he attended Bard College with that career goal in
mind until he answered a call to service.
Understanding that his current career revolves around always seeing the
dark side of humanity and having been a first responder on September 11,
2001, it’s plain to see how Montana saved John just as much as John
saved Montana. "Saving Montana" is John’s first foray into children’s
publishing, but it won’t be his last. Visit Montana at:
Carol Paterno and Doris Tomaselli were interviewed by Carol-Lee Kantor on her radio show "Kaleidoscope." We thank Pawling public radio, WPWL, for the opportunity to talk about Daffodil Press and our books.
Carol Paterno, Doris Tomaselli, and John Paolucci were guests on "Locally Sourced," a Comcast cable series, produced by Armanda Famiglietti, featuring individuals and organizations of note in the Hudson Valley region of New York. This interview will run on the local Comcast channel, is available to watch here, and on YouTube. We thank Comcast and Armanda for the opportunity to talk about "Saving Montana," "Swan Pond," and "Slippery Soap."
Carol Paterno (left) and Doris Tomaselli at the Sherman Historical Society’s Family Day event.
Rose Aglieco, Executive Director of the Brewster (NY)
Chamber of Commerce, loves her signed copy of
Slippery Soap! and has purchased several additional
copies to give as gifts.