This month’s issue of Guardian Angel Kids is dedicated to monkeys. You can check out our current and past issues by visiting http://guardian-angel-kids.com
Are you a cat lover? Do your children love cats? If so, you’ll want to pick up Shoo Cat, the latest by Shari Lyle-Soffe.
Ethan wants a dog. He has a cat, but they aren’t loyal like dogs. Cats aren’t faithful like dogs and they certainly don’t like water. When Ethan gets a chance to trade his cat for a dog, it’s an adventure he doesn’t expect.
I have a feeling that Shoo Cat by Shari Lyle-Soffe is going to end up being a favorite of mine. Our family has come to know the joy of loving cats, and I can’t believe that there is a dog more loyal than our Tiger, who follows us on our walks through the neighborhood and kills any furry rodent who makes the mistake of putting his paws on our lawn.
The poor cat in Shoo Cat spends his time showing Ethan what a great friend he can be, but the stubborn boy can only think about how great it would be to own a dog. It’s cute to see the interaction between the two—or lack there of, because Ethan is pretty much oblivious to everything the cat is doing until after he gets the coveted dog and sees things differently.
Jack Foster has done a spectacular job illustrating Shoo Cat. Foster has a style that is definitely his own. I could tell right away that he did the artwork on this book, without having to look for his name.
There’s so much to love about Shoo Cat that your children will wear these pages out from reading the book so often. You’ll probably enjoy reading it too. It’s truly a book for cat lovers everywhere.
Shoo Cat by Shari Lyle-Soffe — coming soon from Guardian Angel Publishing!
Print ISBN 13: 978-161633-0
eBook ISBN 13: 978-1-61633-0
Here’s a book that both you and the kids will enjoy. Poodle & Doodle by Donna Shepherd tells the story of a prissy poodle that is all upset when her owner brings home a mangy mutt to join the family. Wasn’t she dog enough? Especially when Leah has brought home Scruffy, a large, clumsy and sloppy Labradoodle.
Kids will love following along on this rhyming adventure, made complete with funny and charming illustrations created by Jack Foster. Parents will enjoy the easy way they can teach their young children about acceptance and friendship. And while the characters in this one are dogs, parents could easily relate this story to siblings and the many wonderful quirks brothers and sisters put up with out of love.
Poodle & Doodle will snuggle their way into your child’s heart, just like they did with each other. This is a book that won’t stay on the shelf long because your children will want to read it over and again, just like in our house.
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Hakim and Terrance Shadow Mystery is a wonderful story about a lost dog. Two best friends go on an adventure to bring Shadow home. Along the way you will meet nice neighbors, some kind business owners and many others. The mystery begins when someone finally provides a clue. What do you think that clue is? Find out today with your purchase of Hakim and Terrance Shadow Mystery.
Bernadine Feagins is a new author who is looking forward to many years of writing children’s books. She has always had a love of children and worked many years in early childhood education. During these times she witnessed the joy children felt as she would demonstratively read books. In addition she is a very active mom who loves to nurture not only her children, but those of family and community. She often had story time with those she loved and cared for. She developed her story telling skills through the numerous books she read to children, this gave her an inspiration to tell her own story. Hakim and Terrance Shadow Mystery is the result. When Bernadine isn’t reading to children or involved in some other child nurturing activity, she can be found as a business woman that works for the IRS. Bernadine is available for interviews, book signings or public reading in schools and libraries.
Visit Bernadine online at http://www.mvpmedia1.com/feaginsworld/
To see where Bernadine’s virtual book tour goes next, visit http://virtualbooktours.wordpress.com/
- Publisher: Lulu
- ISBN: 978-0-557-09041-9
- SRP: $15.72
Humberto is an antisocial little hamster… he’s totally addicted to books! His neighbors, the squirrel, the rabbit, the skunk, the hedgehog and the beaver want to become his friends, but Humberto doesn’t have time for them. He’s too busy reading! Then one day, disaster strikes and he must choose between saving his books and helping his soon-to-be friends.
“Humberto the Bookworm Hamster explores the joys of reading and friendship. Humberto’s gift of imagination will delight children as much as his kindness towards others will inspire them.” –Cheryl Malandrinos, The Children’s and Teens’ Book Connection (formerly The Kids Book Connection)
About the author:
Mayra Calvani is an award-winning multi-genre author for children and adults. A reviewer for more than a decade, she’s a regular contributor to Blogcritics Magazine and the Latino Books Examiner for Examiner.com. She’s a member of the Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators, the CBI Clubhouse and the Children’s Writers Coaching Club. Visit her website at www.MayrasSecretBookcase.com. She also has a blog at http://www.mayrassecretbookcase.blogspot.com/.
Purchase from Amazon!
Humberto the Bookworm Hamster
By Mayra Calvani
Illustrated by Kit Grady, www.kitgrady.com
Guardian Angel Publishing
ISBN 13: 978-1-935137-92
ISBN 10: 1935137921
Copyright September 2009
Join Aaron, Mom and Dad on a charming and funny adventure in A Horse of Course by Shari Lyle-Soffe.
Grandpa Roy gives Aaron what he always wanted for his birthday–a horse! Little do Aaron, Mom and Dad know what they are in for. Horace the horse eats all the cake and ice cream, he hogs the television remote, uses Mom’s toothbrush, and even takes over Aaron’s bed. What will Aaron do?
In this hilarious adventure, poor Aaron learns the meaning of the phrase, “be careful what you ask for”. Here he is all excited to finally have a horse, and he soon discovers that maybe a horse won’t be so easy to take care of at his house. Faced with a decision, he chooses a way that everyone can be happy.
I haven’t laughed so hard over a children’s book in a long time. Between the storyline and the comical illustrations provided by Eugene Ruble, I laughed until my sides ached. I’ve had the opportunity to read a few books that Ruble has illustrated, and his imagination and ability to bring a story to life through his pictures never ceases to amaze me.
A Horse of Course is another excellent addition to the list of titles from Shari Lyle-Soffe. She is also the author of the popular Rooter and Snuffle series and Nothing Stops Noah. Her love of nature and the fuzzy creatures that often stop by her yard, inspire her stories.
Learning about right choices and how to make difficult decisions has never been so much fun. Get your hands on a copy of A Horse of Course today!
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