Linda Valderrama WOI July '11 Tour

Linda Valderrama R.D.H. has over 25 years experience as a dental hygienist. She has treated patients from ages two to one hundred years old and has successfully developed preventative oral hygiene programs tailored to individual needs. Linda is a strong believer that good oral hygiene leads to overall health and well being and that good daily habits must be acquired early in life. Her book helps parents to work with their children to achieve this goal. She is working towards developing programs for schools, assisted living facilities and healthcare institutions to enable them to offer more effective oral hygiene programs.


Linda is a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association, the California Dental Hygienists Association and the San Diego Dental Hygienists Society. Her book “Brush Barry Brush” is to help parents and young children work together to achieve the simple but very important goal that every time you eat, you should brush your teeth.

Illustrator Bio:

Sudi Memarzadeh is an illustrator, painter and designer. Soudabeh holds a Master of Graphics (Major in Illustration) from University of Tehran, School of Fine Arts. Bachelor of Fine Arts/Painting and Certifiates of Asia/Pacific Cultural Center for UNESCO (ACCU) Workshop on Development of Literacy Learning Materials. She currently resides in Dan Diego, California and is a Professor for Art and Design.

Brush Barry Brush

Written by: Linda Valderrama R.D. H

Illustrations by: Sudi Memarzadeh

Publisher: Shirley’s Girl Publications


ISBN Number: 978-0-578-06605-9

Publication Date: 1/2011


Book Blurb:

Every parent knows that brushing after eating prevents tooth decay. Now, through vibrant and playful illustrations, this book will make teaching your child this basic yet very essential routine a fun and enjoyable experience. Together, you’ll love reading Barry’s story again and again!



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Places where book is available for sale: 

Posies and Ponies, La Jolla CA

Fireside Bookstore, Chagrin Falls OH

The Yellow Book Road, San Diego CA

Shirley’s Girl Publications

Book Giveaway Rules:
One entry for each comment left per author virtual blog tour stop. (Must leave a real comment about the author, tour or book. Saying “this is cool” or “I love your book” will not count.) Make sure to include your safe email so we can contact you if you are the winner. Example: vsgrenier AT storiesforchildrenpublishing DOT com.


        Ask a question – get a bonus entry per author virtual blog tour stop.


Book Giveaway ends July 31, 2011 


The Winner is...Nicole Sender!