“Zoey’s Adventures To The Ice Cream Shop” Children Book Author Ilene Lieber And Star Zoey Announce Meet & Greets for National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day is coming up on Sunday, July 18, and to commemorate this exciting, fun-filled delicious day, local Author Ilene Lieber and star Zoey of “Zoey’s Adventures to the Ice Cream Shop” children’s book will hit the Tampa Bay area with special meet-and-greets, book readings and discounted books all week leading up to the delectable holiday, which the book is about.

Catch Ilene and Zoey at the following destinations Monday, July 12 thru Sunday, July 18 and join in the fun:

  • Frank H. Pierce Recreation CenterMonday, July 12 @ 10am
    2000 7th Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33705
  • Roberts Recreation CenterTuesday, July 13 @ 10am
    1246 50th Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33703
  • Storytime at the Park with FIT4MOM Tampa BayWednesday, July 14 @ 10am
    Anderson Playground, 821 South Rome Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
  • The Modern PawsWednesday, July 14 @ 5pm-7pm
    615 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
  • Pet Pal Animal ShelterThursday, July 15 @ 12pm-2pm
    405 22nd Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712
  • Camp DoublemintFriday, July 16 @ 10:30am

WestShore Plaza, 330 Westshore Plaza, Tampa, FL 33609

  • Glazer Children’s MuseumSaturday, July 17 @ 11am-1pm (Story Time @ 11am and 12pm)
    110 West Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602
  • Sea Maids CreamerySunday, July 18 @ 2pm-5pm (National Ice Cream Day!)
    4230 North Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL 33603

“Zoey’s Adventures to the Ice Cream Shop” children’s book will be available for purchase on site this week for the discounted price of $10 (reg. $12.99).  A portion of proceeds support Pet Pal Animal Shelter in St. Petersburg, Florida, who provide all medical healthcare needed to rehabilitate, love and find furever homes for their adoptable dogs, cats and small critters.  Pet Pal Animal Shelter adopts out 50-60 pets each month.

“We cannot wait to hit the Tampa Bay this month and make all these special appearances for our big day, National Ice Cream Day!” says Author Ilene Lieber.  This is our first National Ice Cream Day with the book out, and so it’s extremely special.  I’m very grateful for all the incredible establishments supporting us and inviting us out, and I hope lots of parents and kiddos in the Tampa Bay area come join us at these events, so we can share our sweet story with them.”

In “Zoey’s Adventures to the Ice Cream Shop”, the hit first story in the Zoey’s Adventures children’s book series, Zoey eagerly anticipates her visit to the Super Awesome Ice Cream Shop on National Ice Cream Day.  Children and parents everywhere have been raving about the beautiful, brightly colored, fun-filled adventure of the adorable, lovable, quirky Golden Retriever rescue pup Zoey.  The super sweet tale also provides a valuable lesson for both little ones and grown-ups about patience and good things come to those who wait. 

“Zoey’s Adventures to the Ice Cream Shop” is written by Ilene Lieber and illustrated by Scott LaFortune and Zohreh Riyahi.  A portion of book sales is donated to different animal charitable organizations quarterly. 

Find “Zoey’s Adventures to the Ice Cream Shop” children’s book at www.ZoeysAdventuresBooks.com and on Amazon.  Follow along Zoey’s Adventures Books at www.facebook.com/ZoeysAdventuresBooks and @ZoeysAdventuresBooks (Instagram).

About the Author

Devoted dog mom, entertainment publicist and first-time children’s book author Ilene Lieber is the Owner of Passion PR Consulting, a boutique public relations firm based in St. Petersburg, Florida and Orlando, Florida, which specializes in promotions for the entertainment and hospitality industries.  Ilene has over a decade of communications experience working with distinguished media platforms, including E! Entertainment Television, WOFL Fox 35 and Orlando Style Magazine. She was co-host of the weekly variety comedy radio show “Local Heroes Show” on WPRK 91.5 FM, a featured speaker at the SheKnows BlogHer17 Conference and awarded as a “40 Under 40” honoree by Orlando Business Journal.  Ilene grew up in Easton, Massachusetts and moved to Florida to attend the University of Florida, where she received a degree in Public Relations.  She is a skilled writer and huge animal advocate and lover, first and foremost of her Golden Retriever “doggy daughter” Zoey, the star and inspiration behind Zoey’s Adventures Books.



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