The idea for a ladybug tea party came from my book, Lonely Lola Ladybug, but where could I have it and just what would it be? I enlisted the help of a friend, Susan Martin Mitchell, who is a public relations expert. Susan outdid herself and completely exceeded my expectations! She arranged to have the first ever Lola Ladybug Tea Party/ Launch Party at the prestigious Country Club of Virginia! Picture this: 30 to 50 ( 4-8 year old) children in optional ladybug costume, their parents or grandparents, listening to Story Time (me read Lonely Lola Ladybug out loud with illustrations projected on a screen) , followed by ladybug Craft Time for the kids, Book Signing and Sales for the parents, followed by Tea Time with cakes for all! Boy! That sounds like so much more fun than the traditional book signing at a book store. Maybe I should do that? Do you think other clubs, schools or organizations would like to have a Lola Ladybug Tea Party/Book Signing?