Beasley Media Group Officially Unveils “If You Give A Ric A Podcast\” on bPod Studios Platform

Naples, Florida (12/4/18): Beasley Media Group is pleased to officially unveil season one of If You Give A Ric A Podcast on the bPod Studios platform. 

The unique and entertaining podcast series created for children ages 2-8 follows the adventures of Ric and his older brother, Rece, as they travel the world and learn important life lessons through the pages of a new children’s book every week.

The duo is joined by Children’s Author Maria Dismondy as they journey through six of her wildly popular books published by Cardinal Rule Press.

The first book featured is Fruit Salad Friend.  In this book, Chloe navigates the trials and tribulations that pop up on her way to discovering the recipe for lasting friendship.

New episodes will be released approximately every 10 days and are available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcast, Spotify and

Produced and created by Beasley Media Group Detroit’s Ric Hogerheide, If You Give A Ric A Podcast is designed to provide families with a new way to enjoy books with their children. 

“We focus on books that have a basis in teaching great lessons, all while being something that is easy enough to put on during a ride to school or on the weekends while cleaning the house,” said Hogerheide.

“If You Give A Ric A Podcast is a wonderful example of the ingenuity of our Beasley Media team members in the podcasting space,” said Buzz Knight, Beasley Media Executive Vice President of Strategy and Innovation. “Ric, in partnership with talented authors like Maria, is creating memorable storytelling experiences for children and parents through the medium of podcasting and we couldn’t be prouder of their work.”

Children and adult of all ages are invited to spend time with If You Give A Ric A Podcast and explore the concepts of friendship, kindness, empathy and just what it takes to make it through the world! To check out the complete network, please visit

About Maria Dismondy:

Maria Dismondy has written nine books that feature stories with topics that include anti-bullying, overcoming adversity, friendship trials and tribulations, and more. Maria is dedicated to empowering those around her through her roles as an author, teacher, public speaker, community leader and friend. She is dedicated to making each day count. The author lives in Southeast Michigan with her high school sweetheart husband, three kids and two pet snails.

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About Cardinal Rule Press:

Cardinal Rule Press produces high-quality children’s literature that empower children through timeless messages of hope, courage and the Golden Rule.   Cardinal Rule Press is a traditional publishing company located in southeast Michigan that produces a select number of books each year; all of which make a difference in the world while reflecting modern-day diversity.



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