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About Papa Paws

Nicholas J. Nawroth is Papa Paws. He’s a children’s book author/illustrator, digital artist, and graphic designer who lives in Ohio with Mama Paws and their doggies. He wrote and drew his first comic book at about age nine featuring his dog, Woody and he has been drawing dogs ever since. His illustrated children’s book series, The Everyday Adventures of Papa & Paws is available wherever you buy books. After a long day of writing about and drawing dogs, Papa and Mama Paws love to snuggle up on the couch and watch movies with their doggies to unwind. You can check out Nick’s design work and services on his website.

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Mentions

We are thrilled to have been mentioned by the following nice people. Some of them might have also given us an award! (ok, not yet, but we can dream, right?!?

Reading Pioneers Read Aloud The Twins Take Over!

September 8, 2021

Reading Pioneers did a read-aloud of The Twins Take Over! on his YouTube channel. It was so much fun to hear the story come to life as we followed along. Andrew is a super cool dude. He is a teacher in South Korea and loves reading books for his students. He’s also working on his own stories and books, and is glad to be helping authors get their books read by others. 

Learn more at his website.

Myloh’s Adventures Missy & Elizabeth Review of The Twins Take Over!

August 21, 2021

We were so pleased about the lovely review of The Twins Take Over! by Missy & Elizabeth on their Myloh’s Adventures Gimme 5! You Tube channel. Among the nice things they had to say were they enjoyed the message of sharing and the importance of the family learning together. Molly really enjoyed seeing the videos of Yorkies that played throughout. Papa did too.

Papa Paws Interview in South Dayton Lifestyle

August, 2021

We were thrilled that Papa was interviewed by Seth Pollock for South Dayton Lifestyle, a local magazine. We liked how they focused on the origins and inspirations for The Everyday Adventures of Papa & Paws.

Reedsy Discovery Review of Brave Little Gracie

June 15, 2021

We love the review of Brave Little Gracie posted by Reedsy Discovery reviewer, Kay B. She said, “Sweet, simply and heartwarming book about keeping a positive attitude through the story of a small and kind dog named Gracie.” and that warmed our hearts!

Reedsy Discovery Review of The Twins Take Over!

April 13, 2021

We love the review of The Twins Take Over! posted by Reedsy Discovery reviewer, Dakota Love. She said, “An adorable adventure about family bonding and learning how to be a good big sister.” and that made our week!

Emily Rose Books Book Club Feature

December 4, 2020

Papa Paws and The Everyday Adventures of Papa & Paws: Molly Waits Her Turn is featured on the Emily Rose Books Book Club today! Emily is a fellow indie author and dog lover who just published her first book this year too. It’s called Peach the Circus Pup and is available on Amazon. You can read the feature here.

Reedsy Discovery Review of Molly Waits Her Turn

June 8, 2020

We love the review of The Everyday Adventures of Papa & Paws: Molly Waits Her Turn posted by Reedsy Discovery reviewer, B.W. Harold. She said, “If you are a dog lover, The Everyday Adventures of Papa & Paws will warm your heart.” and that made our week!

Best Kids Picture Books About Dogs to Read Aloud

June 6, 2020

I am thrilled that The Everyday Adventures of Papa & Paws: Molly Waits Her Turn is featured on Ramona Morrow’s blog as one of the Best Kids Picture Books About Dogs to Read Aloud. We are in great company and honored to be included in this list. If you are looking for more reads that feature dogs, this is a good resource. You can check out the entire list here.

Update: October 30, 2020

You can now see a slideshow of the list on YouTube.