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Children Book Day

Let’s celebrate the start of Major League baseball with this book for kids :

Book reviews:

Everything a kid would want to learn about the history of the game.From the first teams,games and uniforms you can find your answers in this kids friendly book. Just in time for the start of 2021 Major League Baseball season.

Let’s Play Ball !

Posted in At the Library

All about Weather

It’s National Children Book Day! Enjoy this great book about weather.

My children book review: What is weather? This book answers that question in a fun colorful way. With great illustrations this book is perfect for your 3 to 5 years old who has question about the weather outside. Lisa

So how is the weather where you live? 🤔

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WHENEVER A CHILD IS BORN by Nancy Diedrich

 

Join us for this tour from Mar 15 to Apr 9, 2021!

Book Details:

Book Title:  Whenever a Child Is Born by Nancy Diedrich
CategoryChildren’s Fiction (Ages 3-7),  30 pages
Genre:  Children’s Picture Book
PublisherWestBow Press
Release date:   July 2017
Format available: hardback, paperback, ebook
Content Rating:  G for everyone.

Book Description:

In his 2014 homily for the Feast of Holy Guardian Angels, October 2, Pope Francis told those gathered for daily mass to be like children who pay attention to their “traveling companion. No one journeys alone, and no one should think that they are alone.

“According to Church tradition,” the pope said, “we all have an angel with us, who guards us . . . It is what God said: ‘I send an angel before you, to guard you, to accompany you on the way, so you will not be alone.'”

In this children’s book, angels wait anxiously and with great excitement to see which one of them will be chosen to be the guardian angel of a child that is to be born. This delightful book depicts the joy of all God’s creations anticipating the birth of another precious child. The sun shines brighter, the moon has a shinier glow, flowers grow taller, birds tweet more sweetly, and angels dance and sing with bliss, as all creation awaits another baby girl or boy.

Whenever a Child Is Born offers the perfect message for parents as it charmingly tells the story of how all of heaven and earth react to the news that a child is about to be born. The story comforts parents with the knowledge that their baby is a special gift from heaven to them, and that they will never be alone raising their child, and that their child will never ever be alone in life.

Parents never worry. No one journeys alone through life because whenever a child is born, he is given a guardian angel.

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Meet the Author:

Nancy Diedrich was born and raised in South Louisiana, where storytelling was not just an art form, but an authentic way of communicating. Everyone had a tale to tell! This was, more than likely, where her love of communication developed. With undergraduate degrees in English and speech, and graduate degrees in psychological counseling, Nancy learned that words can educate; they can entertain; they can inspire and they can heal. In Nancy’s career, she has been a teacher, a counselor and an author, where the power of words always guided her in interaction with her students, clients and readers. Nancy’s value for genuine communication extends beyond her career, to the anchors of her life, which are her faith, her family and her friendships.

Whenever A Child Is Born is Nancy’s first published children’s book. In it, the reader gets a glimpse of this author’s compassion for family, and her gift of faith, as the story tells how all of heaven and earth react to the news that a child is about to be born.


connect with the author: website ~ twitter ~facebook ~ instagram ~ goodreads

Tour Schedule:

Mar 15 – Working Mommy Journal – book spotlight / giveaway
Mar 15 – Cover Lover Book Review – book review / giveaway
Mar 16 – Over Coffee Conversations – book review / giveaway
Mar 17 – A Mama’s Corner of the World – book review / giveaway
Mar 18 – I’d Rather Be At The Beach – book review /giveaway
Mar 19 – The Bespectacled Mother – book review
Mar 22 – Lisa’s Reading – book review / giveaway
Mar 23 – The Book Review Crew – book review / guest post / giveaway
Mar 24 – Rockin Book Reviews – book review / guest post / giveaway
Mar 24 – Books for Books – book review
Mar 25 – Cheryl’s Book Nook – book review / guest post / giveaway
Mar 26 – michellemengsbookblog – book review / author interview / giveaway
Mar 29 – Lisa Everyday Reads – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Mar 30 – Kam’s Place – book review
Mar 30 – My Journey Back-the Journey Back – book review
Mar 31 – Splashes of Joy – book review / author interview / giveaway
Apr 1 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book review / giveaway
Apr 1 – @late_blooming_wallflower – book review / guest post
Apr 2 – Bookish Quest – book review / author interview / giveaway
Apr 5 – Older & Smarter? – book review / giveaway
Apr 6 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book review / giveaway
Apr 7 – Bound 4 Escape – book review / giveaway
Apr 8 – Reading is My Passion – book review
Apr 9 – I’m All About Books – book spotlight / giveaway
Apr 9 – Sefina Hawke’s Books – book spotlight
 

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Lisa @ Lisa Everyday Reads

Author Interview

Question #1

Have you always wanted to be a writer?

Answer #1

For as long as I can remember, I always enjoyed telling stories, but I didn’t consider writing about them or becoming a writer, until I had grandchildren.  Before that “grand” stage of life, I didn’t have very much time to write or to be creative.  By the time I had grandchildren, I wanted to start recording my stories.

As a young mother, I told my children stories, that I would create, in addition to books that I would read to them. And as an English teacher, I would encourage my students to write creative narratives on a regular basis.  I valued storytelling and tried to inspire my children and my students with a love writing, as well as, reading.  

Strangely enough, even though I was always a storyteller and book lover, I didn’t move beyond writing short stories and magazine articles until recently. Five years ago, I wrote a book for each of my grandchildren, where each of them was the main character in his/her own book. That was such a thrill, that I decided to try my hand at writing a book for publication. 

I’m so happy I made that decision. Becoming a published author has been extremely fulfilling and gratifying for me. For a “book lover” like myself, it’s a meaningful accomplishment.

Question #2

In your opinion, what are the most important elements of writing a children’s book?

Answer #2

I believe children’s authors have a profound responsibility to each child who reads their books. In addition to entertaining and informing children with storylines and illustrations, the author who chooses to write for children must offer each child an opportunity to fall in love with reading; they should inspire a child to be creative, as well as strengthen the child’s reading and cognitive skills.

Children’s books should capture the child’s imagination, entertain them, and offer some type of information or lesson.  Prior to writing my first children’s book, I consulted with Pre-K and Kindergarten teachers and Early-Childhood Education specialists.  I wanted to know the best way to approach a young reader; how to capture their attention and how to present a message that would help them in social development.

All of my resources told me that young readers love vibrant illustrations, bright colors, rhyming text, uncomplicated word placement, simple wording and a good storyline.  They explained the importance of the layout of a children’s book, and how it needed to be appropriate for the reader’s attention level. Text should not be printed over an illustration, and there should not be too much text on each page. Young readers need time to absorb the message from the text, and to appreciate how the illustration compliments the text. I have always considered this to be solid gold advice, and it has been my roadmap for every book that I have written. 

Question #3

What is your inspiration for this story?

 Following a ten year and very fulfilling career as a high school English teacher, I have enjoyed many years in my second career, as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. In my counseling practice, I often work in group therapy, and it was in a group that consisted of young mothers, that I realized the topic of “having a new baby” would be the subject of my book. The ladies discussed how they would tell their families that another baby was on the way.  They especially addressed the issue of informing their children that they were going to have another sibling. These ladies found it difficult to find an appropriate message for their children.

This is when I realized that the joy of a child coming into the world needed its own story. The fictional narrative of how all of creation might respond to hearing that a new baby is about to be born, would be a great way for children to experience joyfulness and excitement whenever they hear the delightful news that a new baby is on the way.

Since it’s publication, Whenever A Child Is Born has become a favorite for Moms, especially “new Moms”, and Grandmothers, especially “new Grands”. It has definitely found its way to more baby showers that I can count. Although it was never my intention for this book to become the “go to baby shower gift”, sometimes books have a way of creating their own identity. 

Question #4

Describe your workspace?

Answer #4

I write at my desk in my office.  My office itself, is located in a stately old historic building in the middle of downtown, in my sleepy South Louisiana hometown. I chose this building for two reasons: first of all, I love the location, in the heart of town, and secondly, it provides quiet office space for my Counseling practice.

In addition to being a quiet office space, I have a white noise machine looping natural soothing sounds throughout the office at all times.  It offers a peaceful atmosphere, but also an added layer of privacy for my clients, which they appreciate and so do I.  It’s the perfect place for me to write whenever I am not in session with a client.  

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Meet the Author : Sophella’s Birthday Wish

Sophella’s Birthday Wish

by Maggi Nicholas

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GENRE: Children’s book

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BLURB:

Here is a modern fairy story about a little girl who has the gift to move between the fairy world and the human world. Her birthday wish comes true when she wishes to fly with the fairies, and so she is able to go on a magical journey with the fairies whilst using her human side to rescue animals and kids in a way that fairies cannot do. Throughout the journey she comes to realize her own strengths as she protects the penguins and rescues the dolphins with great bravery and compassion. During her heartwarming adventure. Sophella forms new friendships and demonstrates life-affirming lessons that can inspire us all.

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Excerpt

There were 8 fairies on her birthday cake. Each wore a dress of a different colour purple, blue, yellow, green, aqua, peach and red but Sophella’s favorite was the fairy in pink. Sophella took a deep breath and blew out all the candles then closed her eyes and made a wish. “I wish I could fly like the fairies!”

Fairies fine and fairies good 

We are in your neighborhood 

In the flowers in the trees 

Flying, dancing in the breeze 

Magic wands and fairy wings 

Fairy dust and sparkly things 

We are big, we are small 

You may never see us all 

In the towns and in the cities 

On the beach and in the sea 

When the world is sad and lonely 

Happy daydreams set you free

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AUTHOR Bio and Links:

Maggi was born and grew up in the UK and later moved to Canada with her husband and sons. Inspired by her grandkids, she started writing stories for and about them and is currently working on her next Sophella book, and a book aimed at a slightly older readership about time travellers.

Purchase Links:

AMAZON.COM

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KINDLE

https://amazon.com/dp/B08QRPSK5P

BOOKSHOP

https://bookshop.org/books/sophella-s-birthday-wish-9780228842835/9780228819967

INDIGO CHAPTERS

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/books/sophellas-birthday-wish/9780228819967-item.html

BARNES & NOBLE

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/sophellas-birthday-wish-maggi-nicholas/1138504509

BOOK DEPOSITORY

https://www.bookdepository.com/Sophellas-Birthday-Wish-Maggi-Nicholas-Anita-Ho/9780228819967

~~~~~~~~~~~~~From the Author:

What’s in a name?! Quite a lot I think. The lead character, Sophella, in my new children’s story “Sophella’s Birthday Wish” is a combination of Sophie and Ella. And for a very good reason; these are the names of my 2 granddaughters. When developing a character for my new book I tried putting their names together and came up with something that sounds pretty and unique, as well as fantastical. Since my story is a fantasy it seemed to fit perfectly.

And now I had to fit my 3 grandsons into a story about fairies! They could have been mischievous fairies but looking at their natures I decided that they would more likely be mischievous little boys who got into scrapes and were rescued by an adventurous girl. 

I incorporated my other grandchildren into the book as supporting characters and added whimsical names using alliteration such as Bonny Bluebird, Beatty Bee, Boris the Bull and Farah the Fairy. Farah’s name symbolizes happiness and her vocation in life is to spread joy which she does by taking Sophella on the trip of a lifetime!

Sweet pea is so named not just after the flower but because she is tiny, delicate, a bit broken and has a sweet personality. Aqua is the water fairy and how could she have any other name! My illustrator, Anita suggested that since she herself is Chinese, wouldn’t it be nice if this fairy celebrated diversity and so she drew her in her own image.

Many children enjoy dressing up in costumes. Whether it’s a fairy princess, a wizard or a space alien with laser guns, in the context of a book it remains a flight of fantasy for the reader to identify with, wondering, “what would I like to wear if I were a fairy?”

Sophella is a modern girl, and she likes pink and purple. She loves her pink and rainbow dresses and she knows that the rainbow stands for diversity and celebrates it. Farrah, on the other hand, prefers a more practical outfit but has fun negotiating with Sophella on the colours. Aqua loves the blues and greens of the water and even though she wears shorts for the sunshine she retains her beautiful flowing watery style. Henry was difficult to characterize. He is a handsome and accomplished fairy who speaks many languages. He is somewhat conservative and cannot persuade Boris the Bull to behave. It takes Sophella, in her modern, practical way to get the boys to safety. 

Melia is an archetypal snow queen wearing sparkly white. As a quirky statement she has figure skates on her feet as do her little team of ice fairies.  She is based on a young family member by that name who plays ice hockey. I myself am a passionate ice dancer and skating is a part of our family.

Beatty the Bee fairy definitely looks like a bee naturally. Beatty doesn’t have a defined gender but lives for the bees and is thrilled when Sophella comes along to help with the problem of pesticides.

Last but not least, Lulu Bugbeoff needs no explanation. She doesn’t like the bugs that attack her flowers and she sprays pesticide in her garden. Sophella explains that pesticide kills the bees and she needs to stop because “our world needs the bees” which exhibits her genuine concern and compassion for the world around her.I hope you enjoy the book and fall in love with the characters as I did. For more information on how to order “Sophella’s Birthday Wish”, visit: www.sophellasbirthdaywish.com

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SHOE WARS Blog Tour

 

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the SHOE WARS by Liz Pichon Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway!

 

About The Book:

Title: SHOE WARS

Author: Liz Pichon

Pub. Date: March 2, 2021

Publisher: Scholastic Press

Formats: Hardcover, eBook

Pages: 448

Find it:  GoodreadsAmazon, Kindle, B&N, Kobo, TBDBookshop.org

Readers who have devoured Captain Underpants, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and the works of Raina Telgemeier will love the high-energy, hilarious antics of the Foot family from one of the largest names in the UK.

Step up to the challenge . . . win or shoes! Meet Ruby and Bear. Their dad has just invented the most amazing thing ever — flying shoes! But his horrible boss Wendy Wedge knows that entering flying shoes will guarantee the Golden Shoe Award, and she will do anything to win the trophy. Ruby and Bear must outwit a bully, infiltrate a shady company, and rescue their dad all while keeping the shoes hidden. This can only mean one thing. It’s . . . shoe wars! The brand new, laugh-out-loud, spectacular stand-alone story from multi-million copy bestselling author and illustrator Liz Pichon.

 

Praise for Liz Pichon’s SHOE WARS:

 

THE SUNDAY TIMES ‘Book of the Year’ Selection

 

‘Jokey text does [SHOE WARS] fancy footwork on every illustrated page. Reluctant readers will march through it. – THE SUNDAY TIMES

 

‘Every page here is dynamic and attention-grabbing, packed with cartoons and typeface trickery’ –FT

 

“An original and outrageous storyline gives plenty of scope for absurd inventions, loathsome baddies and heroic deeds from underequipped underdogs. This is a tale oozing creativity and packed with pen and ink illustrations, exciting and expressive typography and visual jokes.”

 –BOOKTRUST

 

Bursting with imagination and fabulous gadgets, SHOE WARS is full of Pichon’s characteristic warmth, humor and quirky illustrations.” –THE BOOKSELLER

 

“SHOE WARS is an exciting story with lively characters that offer plenty of laughs […] Like Pichon’s other books, it can be enjoyed as a funny, action-packed page-turner, but also as a comic book of cartoons so that children can keep returning to their favorite bits again and again.”–BOOKS FOR KEEPS

 

THE IRISH TIMES ‘Best Books for Christmas’ Selection

 

THE SUN Christmas Gift Guide’ Selection

 

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About Liz: 

When Liz Pichon was little, she loved to draw, paint and make things. Her mum used to say she was very good at making a mess (which is still true today!). She kept drawing and went to art school, where she earned a degree in graphic design. She worked as a designer and art director in the music industry, and her freelance work has appeared on a wide variety of products. Liz is the author-illustrator of several picture books. Tom Gates is the first series of books she has written and illustrated for older children. They have won several prestigious awards, including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, and the Blue Peter Book Award. The books have been translated into 43 languages worldwide. Visit her at lizpichon.com.

 

Website | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Goodreads | Amazon

 

Giveaway Details:

3 winners will win a finished copy of SHOE WARS, US Only.

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Tour Schedule:

Week One:

2/11/2021

Kait Plus Books

Excerpt

2/12/2021

Books A-Brewin’

Excerpt

2/13/2021

Hurn Publications

Excerpt

Week Two:

2/14/2021

She Just Loves Books

Review

2/15/2021

Lisa Everyday Reads

Review

2/16/2021

Locks, Hooks and Books

Review

2/17/2021

Nerdophiles

Review

2/18/2021

Pick a good book

Review

2/19/2021

onemused

Review

2/20/2021

BookHounds YA

Review

Week Three:

2/21/2021

A Dream Within A Dream

Excerpt

2/22/2021

@bookshelfmomma

Review

2/23/2021

michellemengsbookblog

Review

2/24/2021

Two Chicks on Books

Excerpt

2/25/2021

Little Red Reads

Review

2/26/2021

Books and Zebras @jypsylynn

Review/Instagram Stop

2/27/2021

I’m Shelf-ish

Review

 

Week Four:

2/28/2021

Jazzy Book Reviews

Review

3/1/2021

Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers

Review

3/2/2021

Two Points of Interest

Review


Book Review :

Welcome to Shoe Wars! What a cute book. If you have a young reader in your life that is fan of Captain Underpants – grab this book and get ready for a fun read. Filled with fun characters , flying shoes and villain’s this is a laugh out loud read.

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GOOD GRAMMAR IS THE LIFE OF THE PARTY by Curtis Honeycutt

 

Join us for this tour from Jan 18 to Feb 5, 2021!

Book Details:

Book TitleGood Grammar Is the Life of the Party: Tips for a Wildly Successful Life by Curtis Honeycutt
Category:  Adult Non-Fiction, 18 yrs +, 244 pages
GenreHow-To, Humor, Grammar and Writing Reference
PublisherThe County Publishing
Release date:   May, 2020
Content Rating:  PG-13: “I write “hell,” “damn,” and “shit” a few times. Maybe “ass.” .”

 


Book Description:

Grammar rules! Good Grammar is the Life of the Party: Tips for a Wildly Successful Life will convert grammar goofballs into bonafide word nerds. As the writer of the award-winning humor column “Grammar Guy,” Curtis Honeycutt’s grammar advice appears in dozens of newspapers every week. His debut book—filled with witty word wisdom—is designed to make your life more awesome by improving your grammar. Do you love language, but sometimes get tripped up by confusing grammar rules? Good Grammar is the Life of the Party is like a cheat code for your social life. Level up your grammar game to become a linguistic legend—from romantic relationships to job promotions to getting invited to fancy roof parties. Climb the corporate ladder, convince people you’re smart, and win at life with dozens of helpful tips on how to master the English language.

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Meet the Author:

Curtis Honeycutt started writing about grammar in his local newspaper. His column, Grammar Guy, has since won multiple awards and now appears in newspapers across the U.S. Originally from Oklahoma, Honeycutt now lives in Indiana with his wife, Carrie, and their two children, Miles and Maeve.

connect with the author:  website ~ twitter ~ facebook ~ instagram ~ goodreads

 
Tour Schedule:

Jan 18 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 18 – Working Mommy Journal – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 19 – Rockin’ Book Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Jan 19 – bless their hearts mom – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Jan 20 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Jan 20 – The Phantom Paragrapher – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 21 – Books Lattes & Tiaras – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Jan 21 – My Reading Journey – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 22 – Westveil Publishing – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Jan 22 – Lisa Everyday Reads  – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 25 – Hall Ways Blog – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Jan 26 – Splashes of Joy – book spotlight / guest post / author interview / giveaway
Jan 26 – Library of Clean Reads – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 26 – Gina Rae Mitchell – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 27 – Man of la Book – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 27 – Laura’s Interests – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 27 – The Phantom Paragrapher – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 28 – Book Corner News and Reviews – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Jan 28 – I’m All About Books – book spotlight / giveaway
Jan 29 – Writer with Wanderlust – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 1 – Books, Tea, Healthy Me – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Feb 2 – Pine Enshrined Reviews – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Feb 2 – Redhead with a Camera/Goodreads – book review
Feb 3 – The Irresponsible Reader – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Feb 4 – Stephanie Jane – book spotlight / giveaway
Feb 5 – fundinmental – book spotlight / giveaway
 

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Brother Bears” Tragic Day

 


Children’s Book

Date Published: January 28, 2020

Publisher: Austin Macauley Publishers



Cornelius and Oliver, the Bartholomew cubs, awoke six weeks after George the groundhog saw his shadow. They awoke to a stream of light radiating through the cave while chickadees and nuthatches were singing and while the spring peepers peeped. They rejoiced. “Spring has sprung!” The brothers could not wait to play together among abundant food choices like roots, berries, meat, fish and succulent plants. They longed to use their strong claws to rip open logs for insects and grubs. They had the most wonderful thoughts until…….



Excerpt

Cornelius and Oliver, the Bartholomew cubs, awoke six weeks after George the groundhog saw his shadow. They awoke to a stream of light radiating through the cave while chickadees and nuthatches were singing, and while the spring peepers peeped.

They rejoiced, “Spring has sprung!“ The brothers could not wait to play together among abundant food choices like roots, berries, meat, fish, and succulent plants. They longed to use their strong claws to rip open logs for insects and grubs. They had the most wonderful thoughts until….


About The Author


Keri Margaret O’Shea, formerly O’Brien, lives in Bedford, New York, with her husband, four children and Olivier, a Havanese. She summered in the Adirondack Park and grew up playing in the woods just like the Bartholomew brothers. Her first husband, of ten years, died of a brain tumor after a two-and-a-half year illness. Reading “When Dinosaurs Die,” ad nauseum, she pledged to her three small children that she would write a book to help others cope with sudden and anticipatory grief. Bedtime reading was the only tool that helped her, as a parent, navigate the discussion of grief.


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Nine-year-old Erik Sheepflattener’s life motto is Avoid Stuff, despite his family’s attempts to bring out his inner Viking. Can a worrier really become a warrior? In this silly, heartfelt, outrageously quirky novel for fans of Restart and Pay Attention, Carter Jones . . . why not be both?

Meet Erik Sheepflattener. Each member of his modern-day Viking-heritage family has a motto to live by. His parents have Family and Pride. His sisters have Conquer and Win. His grandfather has Turnip. But Erik is developing a motto he can truly believe in: Avoid Stuff.
Mostly, Erik’s fierce family ignores or discounts him, especially when he tries to say no. But while spending the summer with his rough-and-tumble cousins and older sister Brunhilde in Minnesota, axe-wielding Bru gets the idea to name and Conquer all of Erik’s fears. Will anyone hear him say no before it’s too late? And will Erik end up defined by his fears, or by his fearless family? 

Erik vs. Everything is an adventurous, humorous, and heartfelt romp about finding your place, speaking up for yourself, and pursuing what you love . . . even when it scares you.

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An adorable children book about finding your place in life and not letting fears define you. Perfect for young reader at the library.Lisa

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What A Prickly Pear


Children’s Picture Book

Date Published: August 25, 2020

Publisher: Clearfork


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Roxy and Stumpy, two clever raccoons, are known for their dumpster diving abilities. Most mornings, their bellies are full and sleep comes easy. Until one day, they aren’t so lucky. Tired and hungry, Roxy and Stumpy meet a handful of unique animal friends who eat prickly pear cactus. Yes, that’s right – CACTUS! Join the raccoons as they decide whether or not this spiny food is worth the trouble.

 

About the Author

A transplant from Massachusetts, Tina lives in Austin, TX, where she was introduced to the prickly pear cactus! Having been a singer/songwriter for years, Tina decided to put pen to paper and try her hand at picture book writing. It was much harder than expected, but she loves it. When she isn’t writing picture books, Tina spends her time working as an 8th grade language arts teacher and keeping up with her family of 4 humans & 5 pets!

 

Contact Links

Twitter:@tmowtx

Instagram: tina.mowrey

 

Purchase Links

Amazon

Barnes and Noble

Publisher


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Curious About Owls

Curious About Owls
Curious Kids Series Volume 1
by Chelsea Falin
Genre: Children’s Picture Fact Book
Welcome to the first volume of the ‘Curious Kids Series’! Kids are naturally curious about the world around them. These series aims to help fill that curiosity and teach them about the world around them. With bright, colorful pictures and simply written facts, the ‘Curious Kids Series’ is exactly what parents are looking to fill those bookshelf spaces!
In this first volume, we explore owls. Why don’t you see them during the day? How do they eat their food if they don’t have teeth? Do they all live in trees? All the questions your kids have… answered!
Do you have a topic you’d like the series to cover? Send an email to the address inside the book! Suggest a topic that gets chosen and receive a free copy of the book! We want to write the stuff parents want their kids to read!
Curious About Wolves
Curious Kids Series Volume 2
Welcome to the another volume of the ‘Curious Kids Series’! Kids are naturally curious about the world around them. These series aims to help fill that curiosity and teach them about the world around them. With bright, colorful pictures and simply written facts, the ‘Curious Kids Series’ is exactly what parents are looking to fill those bookshelf spaces!
In this volume, we explore wolves. Why do wolves look a lot like dogs? Do wolves have families? Where do wolves live? All the questions your kids have… answered!
Do you have a topic you’d like the series to cover? Send an email to the address inside the book! Suggest a topic that gets chosen and receive a free copy of the book! We want to write the stuff parents want their kids to read!
Curious Kids Gives Back Book Program:
I believe all children deserve to be Curious Kids, and that’s why I’m implementing a BRAND NEW PROGRAM to help support literacy in local and at-risk children! As part of The Curious Kids Gives Back Book Program, I’ll be donating a paperback to a local or at-risk child for every ten paperbacks sold!
Millions of children are eligible for the CURIOUS KIDS GIVES BACK BOOK PROGRAM! If your child is between the ages of birth and twelve and either (A) lives in one of the six designated local areas [see below, (B) attends a Title I Funded School District, (C) lives on a state or federally-recognized reservation, or (D) lives in a rural area with a population of less than 100, they’re eligible! We’ll be expanding eligibility requirements as time continues!
Current designated local areas:
Cape May and Cumberland Counties in New Jersey
Pasco and Hernando Counties in Florida
Fayette and Calhoun Counties in West Virginia
How can you support the literacy program? Simple! Buy your children any of the Curious Kids Series (more coming soon) and the rest is taken care of!
Want to sign a child up for the give back program? Just fill out this simple form:
Chelsea Falin is the self published author of 21 current titles, including five contemporary fiction novels. She is, as always, working on her newest title.
Chelsea was born and raised in the small town of Dade City, located in west-central Florida. Currently, she resides in southern New Jersey. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, fishing, hiking, biking, traveling, and spending time with her friends or family.
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