Juliette Goodrich is an Emmy Award winning news anchor and reporter and children's book author. Her carrer and three children insp...ire her to write books about special places, events and people. Juliette was inspired to write " I am Special Because I Smile" because of her involvement in Special Olympics and Special Olympics athletes. They possess a very unique and special quality that she says everyone should try ...... THEY SMILE !!!! read more
Henry P. Gruber sends all of his love to the children all over the world.
"The Legend of the Chocolate River" is a great first adventure story for children. The story centers around Manda and Mr. Crowley.... Manda is a baby elephant and Mr. Crowley, an old, wise frog, is his best friend. As they are taking one of their daily walks through the jungle, Manda decides that he wants to go on a journey to find the Chocolate River. Mr. Crowley knows that the journey could be very dangerous for them. However, since Mr. Crowley is riding on Manda's back, he can do nothing to stop Manda from starting the journey to the Chocolate River. All Mr. Crowley can do is to hold on and help Manda find the right passages to get there safely. Thanks in advance for purchasing this book and I hope you and your children enjoy this adventure! read more
In the book Butterfly goes to many wonderful places now use your imagination and go to many many more.
This story takes place in the African Sahara, where readers get a Glimpse of Jack, a giraffe, along with his entertaining friends.... As the story unfolds, a crisis occurs; one in which an immediate Response is required. In this instance, Jack, is the only one able to Resolve the situation. The story ends well, the youngsters are Rescued, and Jack has a bright and happy day! Come and share the fun. read more
A young duckling enjoying a bath filled with bubbles abruptly finds himself with unwanted company. Three tired bears have intruded... into his space and he is not happy. Eventually the little duckling makes friends with his uninvited visitors and realizes that being different from one another isn't so bad after all. read more
This story is about a butterfly princess. She's all dressed up, with a veil and a princess crown. While dancing around the flowers... it's revealed, she has butterfly wings! Colorful, descriptive and very appealing to the imagination of everyone. "The Butterfly Princess" is one of three books in the author's collection titled THE CHILDREN'S READING CORNER-1ST COLLECTION. The other two books are; "The Green Eye Chick" and "Seasons Through The Eyes Of A Child." read more
Book by Elacqua, Marlene A.
A Guyanese Girl's Story is a series of short stories from my childhood. One of my favorite is "Kite Flying in the Village". Kite f...lying is a family outing for many in Guyana, South America. Easter is a very special holiday in my village of Vreedenhoop in which the children of many ages make and decorate kites to fly in celebration of Easter. Another part of kite flying is when mischievous children cut down kites by attaching a razor to their own kites. In this story the main character Anya deals with a mean boy named Joey who lives next door. While flying kites, Anya learns a valuable lesson of friendship and family. Children will enjoy the sneaky plots of the mean neighborhood boy as well as the colorful illustrations. read more
A charming and hopeful kids' picture book about a young girl's desire to live, laugh and play like other kids while battling cance...r. She finds both courage and strength . . . "With A Hat Like That" This book is all about hope - hope for life, hope for normalcy, hope for a cure . . . 10% of the proceeds of the sales of this book will be donated to cancer research. read more
This is the tale about Luna, a tuna fish and her best friend Twyla, a shark. Luna has an impossible dream that Twyla tries to fulf...ill. This book is the story of two childhood friends, one who shares a dream and the other who would do anything to make her "BFF" happy. Luna and Twyla are an example of what true friendship means. read more
The Oromo people have a strong oral tradition. Stories, (Sheekko Sheekkoo), hold an important place and serve as entertainment and... a way to teach children values. In this story, a family is brought down by a lack of integrity and honesty. Later, this family is brought together through the integrity of one. It shares a message of forgiveness and hope and the importance of each person's place in a family. read more
What do you want to be when you grow up? Do you want to be just like your Mama or Daddy? Well its almost career day, and Molly has... to find out what she wants to be someday! Follow Molly May as she discovers that there are no limits to what she can be! read more
Book by Zoellick, Todd
A young girl and her mom liberate some lobsters after a trip to the local grocery store.
The story takes place in the Smokey Mountains in Tennessee around the turn of the century 1799. Two little boys ages 7 and 9 are s...ent to get a Christmas tree, but unknown to them there is a special Faerie in the wilderness guarding her tree and the entire forest. The boys and the faerie learn valuable lessons in honesty and compromise along the way. For those of you who still believe in faeries, hang on you are about to begin a delightful journey! Best regards, Marilyn read more
Two angels could not be sitting in a better place. They see powerful airplanes, mysterious pyramids, astronauts in space, wicked w...itches-a truly magical and mystical wonderland. From the yellow hues of sunrise to the purple shades of sunset, two angels sit back and enjoy the view. But is this all they do? Here is a story in rhyme that leads you to a panoramic view of the world and its wonders. Sitting on cloud nine at the 50-Yard Line is saturated with angelic charm, along with vibrant, colorful illustrations that will transport you to cloud nine. read more
Today is the worse day of Steven James' life. He gets in trouble for everything that he does. His homework is all wrong, he mispla...ces things, and he causes his class to lose the kickball game. To top it all off his teacher, Mrs. Jones, does the one thing that every kid dreads. She calls his mom to figure out why he can't pay attention. read more
Holly's Hoppin' Easter Party is a fun story about a young girl and her mother as they plan an Easter egg hunt for their friends. T...hey want this party to be amazing so they have planned a special surprise for the guests. read more
Kietly Dee and Geode are on the greatest adventure of their lives in finding out who their family is and who is not . . .
A Different Kind of Flea is a story about Famina,a flea who has four legs instead of six. It tells of her struggle to hop around l...ike the other fleas and travel the world. She struggles with her difference, but overcomes her challenge with the help of her older brother. It is a lovely tale of hope and courage. read more
A Chimpanzee Tale is a story told by Hoot the Chimpanzee and written for children, ages five to ten, by Karen Young. The verses rh...yme and carry the reader through the book in a fast-paced and entertaining way. The illustrations are intricate, realistic, and match the tone of the book. The first part of the book takes place in the rain forest in Africa and takes the reader on a journey of discovery with wild chimpanzees. It tells about daily life, how they interact with each other and their environment, their physical features, how they forage for food and use tools, nesting habits, the importance of social grooming, and the role of the family and the community in wild chimpanzee life. The second part of the book addresses the lives of captive chimpanzees. It exposes the reader to the many issues related to captivity, but it is told in a sensitive and lighthearted way. It encourages children to reach out and take a stand for something greater than themselves. It shows them that their actions can make a difference. It explains about sanctuary life and why sanctuaries are the best option for captive chimpanzees. It ends on a positive note by showing the reader that chimps can live in a sanctuary with their chimpanzee friends with dignity and with an enriched and understanding environment provided for them by humans. The book ends with Hoot thanking the children for their help. Vocabulary words and web sites add to the educational value of the book. A unique feature is that the reader can meet real chimps by visiting the sanctuary web sites listed in the book. read more
FACT MIXED WITH FICTION, JACK TELLS THE TALE OF WHAT IT IS LIKE TO LEAVE ONE'S HOMELAND, TAKE A CHANCE, AND START OVER AGAIN IN A ...COMPLETELY NEW WORLD. A ZANY CHARACTER, FULL OF LIFE AND GOOD FUN, JOIN JACK AS HE LEAVES CROATIA AND TRAVELS TO AMERICA. read more
A space ship has crashed! Will the pilot accept help from Zak and his friends even though they don't look like other aliens he kno...ws? read more
Mignon (MEE-NOH) is an extra special cat an this is her first adventure in print. Off she goes on a road trip to spend Christmas i...n New Jersey. Meet this new multiligual kitty! read more
As it reaches time for bed, after a playful day, we can visit a world of magic, far far away, talking animals, and starry skies, c...ome and take a look inside, then just close your eyes ... read more
Three Parables and a Pickle is all about choices and how we make them---and how difficult it is to make the right choice sometimes.... read more
Bruce, Ben and Gerry are surprised by the new contraption Cowboy Chuck has brought to the farm. Bruce is still dreaming of his cha...nce to pull a wagon. The snow is falling and Cowboy Chuck has a big surprise for Bruce. Bell, Fiona and Waverly watch with great excitement as Cowboy Chuck reveals his surprise. read more
The goal when trying to teach children is to make it interesting and above all, lots of fun. From children to adults, having good ...friends is an important part of who we are. In the story of Sneaky Snake I used basic animals to teach children about the importance of friendship. My point is as simple as just being nice to others, is being a good friend. read more
A grouchy king refuses to have music in his village; But the villagers are determined to change his mind.
VISIT THE MAGNIFICENT CITY OF SKYTROPOLIS !!! As Mary Caroline and Elizabeth awake in the middle of the night, they see a UFO land... in a field nearby. Befriending Sharkey LeGrand and his amiable crew, they take the trip of a lifetime to a city many light years away. What adventures will they experience and what sights will they see? read more
It's only been a few weeks since Maude Sinks and her best friend, Adair Tiptoe, have returned home from their first year at Abraca...dabra Academy, a school of magic. Already there are evil powers lurking around their neighborhood. The two friends are on edge the whole summer, after coming face-to-face with past enemies. When their second year of school begins, Maude and Adair have challenges ahead. There is a new Black Magic class, Wizard Wallop is becoming an official Abracadabra game, and they are struggling to gain their Flying Certificates. Balancing studying and fighting evil isn't easy, and after discovering that the wicked Wonky Wizard Society is planning to capture someone, the two second-years are plunged into a battle filled with a nasty potion, messages in the sky, a cat that isn't quite what he seems, and an old and dangerous wand. Will Maude and Adair figure out who the society plans to kidnap before it's too late? Or will the Wonky Wizard Society pull-off their latest scheme to gain more power? read more
On this particular weekend, Gorge had a plan and things were going to be different. He was finally going to get his time at bat. H...e was going to hit the ball and watch it fly over the bleachers and out of the park. He was going to hear the crowd cheer his name as he rounded each base bringing in the winning run. For the first time in Buttville history The Smelly Farts were going to be beat and The Big Farts were going to be the team to do it. All thanks to Gorge, of course. read more
This is the story of a little girl named Rayne who is adventurous and clever, with an inventive imagination. She believes and trie...s to persuade Cora the cow, Dale the dolphin, Betsy the bird, and Bella the butterfly that she is their queen water supplier of the world. Rayne acknowledges to young children that rain provides water for plants to grow, so animals can have food to eat and shelter for many animals. How will Rayne convince these animals to make her their queen? Will Rayne ever convince these animals that she is their queen water supplier of the world, and that she is the real reason why they have food to eat and a home to live in? read more
Brothers, Cyrus and Kaleo, go on a picnic and end up hunting for rocks. The rocks they find are a source of laughter for the famil...y. Read on to find out why. read more
This is the true story of a family in the early 1900's on both sides of the Mexican American border. Before the days of vaccinatio...ns and antibiotics tuberculosis took the life of the mother of four young children and left the youngest boy quite ill. After the remarriage of their father the four children travel to Mexico to live with their new mother. There Johnny, the youngest boy, is given donkey milk which restores him to health. He learns to nurse directly, along with the young foal Nico, who becomes his best friend and constant companion. This charmingly illustrated remembrance of a young boy's adventures with his donkey, as told by his sister, captures the beauty of their simple country life together. read more
What happens when the kitten gets stuck in the tree? Open these pages to find out and see! Come enjoy the adventures of Princess A...minata and Lord Itty-Bitty read more
Laney is a Rhodesian Ridgeback but does not have her Ridge yet. She loves to sleep, but when she is awake, she does everything she... can to grow her ridge. One day, she finds a mysterious note and a key that takes her on an incredible journey to Africa. On her adventure, she helps beautiful animals, meets her mom, and changes her life completely. Will Laney stay awake long enough to earn her ridge? read more
This book is a true story of our Family and 'The Adventures of Isabelle, The Lost Pot Belly Pig'. This inspirational story is mean...t to reach out to any person that has a special place in their heart for a lost animal, needing to go home. read more
All seemed quite right in The Land of Bland thought Little Boy Tim as he sat on the hill and looked out at the gray. However the d...ay had just begun and much would happen before it was done. Changes were abound, changes for all around, and it would all start with a certain sound. A bing then a bang. read more
First in a series of Hobee's Quest Books (Theme: Indifference) that are Non-Violent, is a half duck and half mouse named Hobee tha...t is searching for others like himself. His search soon turns into a quest for the top of Mt. Tomtoo and the community of Solitude. He helps others along his way and in turn they find the Pauper Babies and clues about the Marching Rodent Explorers. In the community of Solitude Hobee meets all the strange and unique animals that live there like the Jack-a-lope, Nagha, Platypus, and others. After an exhausting search of his home island, Hobee decides to set sail and go abroad to search elsewhere for others like himself. read more
A young African American boy who faces many challenges as most children do. In this series, Curtiz struggles with getting his shoe... strings being tied perfect, and will find out that very few things in life are perfect, including his shoe strings! read more
This non-fictional self-help childrens book was written and created to help children cope with the loss of a Grandparent. With coi...orful heartwarming pictures and an inspirational storyline, children of all ages will find this easy reader helpful, and truly comforting. This is a story about a magical place, where all our Grandmas go. Your Grandmas purpose up in Heaven, and 'why' she had to go. A story of why its very important to do the best you do, your Grandma may not be here anymore, but she still watching over you. read more
The pace is set from the very beginning with the account of a brutal assassination. This fictional novel traces the tumultuous eve...nts of the teenage years of Caradoc, a Celtic tribal Prince in Iron Age Britain, who struggles to overcome his greatest enemy, the treacherous Prince Minioc, heir to the Catuvellaunian throne. Amongst his most loyal supporters, Caradoc can count on his younger brother and sister, who with his friends, including the hauntingly beautiful Swynol, find their lives intertwined with the fate of the young Prince. When victory is finally achieved in battle, this is clearly just the beginning, as Caradoc is determined to fight on for the independence of his tribe at whatever cost..... but that is another story! read more
This book is about a grandma and her grandson, Mason, who have a very special bond and love playing together. One of Mason's favor...ite games is to use his imagination to build something, whether it is with Lego's, Lincoln Logs or farms in the sand. Once it is built, he likes to twist and twirl around like a tornado knocking it all down. At first it was difficult for grandma to see all of their grand creations destroyed so quickly. That was until she realized it is just another of life's important lessons. To pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start over again. You never know, the next time you may like what you create even better. read more
This is a story of a child living life with a disability. It is the child's hope and desire to inspire other non-disabled children... to understand and accept the child into their lifes as just another peer but one that doesn't walk, run and jump as they do. read more
Jeffery Giraffe is upset because He is diffrent from everyone else in the jungle. His joyful friend Ollie Elepahant loses his joy ...when he sees his friend Jeffery in such gloom. Imagining they would be the Kings of the Jungle if they were more like the other animals .Their imagination causes them to disobey their Mothers and learn that being who you were created to be isn't so bad after all. read more
This story points out an interesting triangle of power between three species. Strange creatures from outer space, unusual creature...s on earth and human beings interact in a life and death struggle. In the face of battle one group sacrifices for another and in the end they all sacrifice for each other. In real life we make enemies and friends and switch them around. This merry-go-round besets our politics and sometimes our personal lives. Don't be surprised if you see yourself in the mirror of Kunata. read more