New Podcast Program Allows Children to Express Feelings & Explores Timely Issues Hosted by Main Character of Popular Book Series

Top Quote The main character of a popular children’s storybook series comes to life in this free podcast. Young listeners from around world can share their challenges and concerns with host eyelash fairy Lilly the Lash. She provides guidance and advice, raises awareness about timely issues and good character while promoting literacy. Together, they explore the ways to be happy and healthy. End Quote
  • Sarasota-Bradenton, FL (1888PressRelease) June 19, 2020 - Lilly the Lash and Friends, a new podcast program addresses important challenges children all over the globe face daily. The free episodes bring to life eyelash fairy Lilly the Lash, the main character of the beautifully illustrated popular children’s book series, The Life and Times of Lilly the Lash. The podcast allows children to engage with Lilly the Lash and gives them a new platform to explore timely issues and concerns.

    Each episode features a letter written by one of Lilly’s fans describing a challenge their facing or a good deed they would like to share. Lilly the Lash provides guidance through some difficult situations, offering valuable advice and solutions as she celebrates good behavior. The fun and uplifting program helps children explore the many ways to be happy and healthy as Lilly creates awareness on a variety of topics while promoting literacy.

    “This is the first podcast program where a storybook character is the actual host,” points out author and podcast creator, Julie Woik. “The podcast program gives Lilly a voice and she in turn, encourages children to speak up and share their stories with other listeners. Woik, a freelance writer and poet, living in Sarasota, Florida, recognizes the importance of strong self-esteem. She creates endearing characters that engage young children and their families, allowing her to address life lessons and promote good character while on her journey to making the world a better place.

    The podcast series is an ideal resource for parents, educators, and anyone looking for additional tools to address behavioral issues, good character building skills and literacy. The ever-growing library, available at, can be paired with the book series, as well as other free teaching materials.

    About the The Life and Times of Lilly the Lash Book Series
    More than just storybooks, these beautifully illustrated works of art offer boys and girls, ages 0 – 10, an exciting adventure, hundreds of entertaining educational activities, and important life lessons to build strong self-esteem and good character. Educational tools, including an engaging board game, lesson plans for teachers and therapists, as well as craft activities, can be downloaded for free at A percentage of the profits from the sale of each book benefits a variety of causes. A complete list of charities can be found on the website,

    About the Author
    Julie Woik is a writer and poet who has created the character-building children's book series, The Life and Times of Lilly the Lash®. Having worked in the field of psychiatry and as a teacher's aide earlier in her career, Julie discovered her innate ability to connect with others. Her dynamic personality and inherent sensitivity enable her to relate to children of all ages, and her relaxed demeanor allows her the opportunity to instill the important life lessons found throughout each of her books.

    In addition to the writing of the anticipated fifteen book series, she applies her meticulous attention to detail in all aspects of the books' development; from art direction to design layout, printing to distribution, and ultimately advertising and promotion. Julie is also the creator of the educational activities and motivational board game that accompany the series.

    Julie's tremendous energy and her own child-like playfulness help her bond with children at book signings and author presentations around the country. Whether she's presenting to an entire school or speaking to a single child, she's driven by a passion to empower children to make the world a better place. A proud native of Wisconsin, however, Julie has lived in Sarasota, Florida with her husband for thirty-six years.

    Julie is available for interactive author presentations, either in person or on Zoom. The series of books can be purchased online. Additional information can be found at

  • FB Icon Twitter Icon In-Icon
Contact Information