FEATHER IN YOUR CAP: In the story Indian Feather by Owen Roberts of Australia, we learn how one clever boy finds a way to make his grandfather proud and earn his own feather. Enjoy a bit of wit with your children today with this book by Australian author Owen Roberts. Illustrations created by the talented Australian artist, Linda Cowen. A “down under” smorgasbord of fun.
TREEHOUSE FUN: Author Don Sager and Illustrator Rick Sanders team up to create this beautifully illustrated story, Sylar and the Sycamore Leaves, about a grandfather and his grandson making treehouse memories in the beautiful fall season.
Kitty-Cat Night Adventures: A Night with C4 and P4 by Linda Cowen – Ever wonder what your kitties really do in the nighttime hours? After all, they sleep all day . . . they’ve got plenty of energy for adventures! Linda is a seasoned artist and first-time author from Queensland, Australia.
The Doggone Truth: My Dog Can Dig to China by Tess Eagles – Ahhh, the adventures of a sweet girl and her beagle–what could be a better kids’ story? How about adding in the interesting twist that THIS beagle can DIG TO CHINA?! Enjoy the dynamic illustrations and the determination of this young lady as she proves to her friends that she’s telling the truth!
Young-Onset Parkinson’s Disease: Monica, Mama, and the Ocotillo’s Leaves by Adele Pfrimmer Hensley – There are not many children’s books out there that address the subject of chronic illness in the loved ones of a child, and Adele does it beautifully, with self-drawn images and a story that will rock your heart to pieces... and peace.
Not all guardian angels have wings! A children’s book series with a comic book twist. Catch the first two tales of crazy farm adventures by Ziggy, the Ranch Hero. Illustrators Gil Holton (book 1) and Linda Cowen (book 2).
This is a tale of a very cool farm dog named Ziggy, who is drawn to save a squirrel from certain demise. In doing so, he sacrifices his own life . . . or does he? This book reminds us that not all guardian angels have wings.
Christian Romance, Books of Faith: The Overcomers by Phil Emmert gives chilling perspectives on faith, fortitude, and perseverance. You might even recognize yourself. The Overcomers, with bonus story: More Precious than a Sunset. Two Christian Tales of Family, Fortitude and Faith
Parkinson’s Disease Education for Kids: How Marty’s Mom Became a Cyborg by Adele Pfrimmer Hensley – Marty’s mom decides to have implants inserted in her brain to help her combat the debilitating effects of her young-onset Parkinson’s disease. This book is from Marty’s perspective. An educational treat!
A contemporary shapeshifter fantasy series by uber-talented fantasy writer, R.J. Eliason.
Ms. Eliason’s urban fantasy thrillers go beyond the typical fangs-and-wolves stories, delving into transformations via other animal forms, such as bears and otters; tribal legends and rituals; peer pressure and acceptance; and family loyalties.
Young Adult, Mystical: The Island of Darkness and Light by Jillian Codella is the first book in the 16 of Destiny series, where a group of very special warriors seek to bring back a hidden world and endure many challenges to keep it that way.
The Cat has landed.
Terrorist Ali Armeni is back . . . Ali, better known as The Cat, is ready to take on Seattle with a new breed of sinister, hoping to thwart the development of US war drones. This is his “third life” as the cat . . . will he make it to number four?
STEAMY, MYSTERIOUS, CREEPY CRAZY: Code Blood Red by Jeffrey Belanger, Book 1 Life 2 in the Ali “The Cat” Armeni series. Does the dude really have nine lives? The Cat does seem to land on his feet, as deadly as ever . . .