Two Five Star Reviews For Dolcey

Thanks for the latest reviews for Pup in Training,  I poured my heart into this book to make sure that Tela and Dolcey both learned a valuable lesson.

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Authors Talk About it awards Who’s That in the Cat Pajamas? an Honorable Mention!

I am one proud writer. I had my book Who’s That in the Cat Pajamas? entered into the Authors Talk About it, 2017 Book Award Contest in the children’s genre and this book was awarded this amazing Honorable Mention.

ATAI Honorable Mention

I am so honored to have been awarded this award.  This is the first time they have done an Honorable Mention and I am so touched to be one of the first. It means the world to me.

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One of the perks of the contest is a professional critique which provided a 5-star review.  This has been the most rewarding response to book 1 of the Dolcey Series.

 

“The colorful imagery within Who’s That in the Cat Pajamas?, illustrated by Ellie Barrett, add an additional element of fun and fantasy to Sojourner McConnell’s story. These occasional images help bridge a gap between young students who are ready to read more difficult books and embrace more complex concepts with readers who aren’t quite ready to give up the picture book feel. Who’s That in the Pajamas? is a very well-written story and has a fun story line all while sharing a message of hope and a lesson on how to cope with big life changes that are out of one’s control. Sojourner McConnell’s Who’s That in the Cat Pajamas?, the first in her The Dolcey Series, would make for a wonderful tool for parents who are looking for something to help their children deal with a big move away from family and friends. It’s simply a must read!”
Originally critiqued by a member of the Authors Talk About It team.

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Just as exciting and appreciated is the second place award from the Virtual Fantasy Con Awards for Who’s That in the Cat Pajamas? This one felt special because it was voted on by readers and fans of Docley. I never expected to come in second place.  It was amazing.

 

2nd place children's Fantasy award

 

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When 2018 comes along, When a Pachyderm Comes to Visit will be entered for the contest and I hope that they find the value in this new story.  This book is now available in paperback and Kindle and will be warming hearts all over the world.  I hope you will join Dolcey and me in this magical and fun adventure.  When a Pachyderm Comes to Visit, is on sale only one more day. Then the price goes back up to $1.49.

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Come meet Docley and find how an alleviator can improve one life after another. She is one fun fairy that has many adventures and many children’s stories to share.

 

Three Five Heart Reviews on Books for Children to Read

Timothy

Timothy and His Missing Tooth

  • File Size: 565 KB
  • Print Length: 24 pages
  • Publisher: Clean Reads (November 9, 2016)
  • Publication Date: November 9, 2016
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01N0BDAAU

 

My Rating ♥♥♥♥♥

My Review: 

The seven-year-old and I read Timothy and His Missing Tooth, together. She loved that it was about a missing tooth as she keeps losing them herself.

The illustrations were really well done and they suited each scene perfectly.

When we read the hardback copy, she loved the large illustrations. The large print was nice for her second-grade reading level.

We are looking forward to seeing what Mandy Leigh has in store for us next. The perfect mystery to keep a child engaged.

Where to find:

This children’s book can be found on Amazon in both hardback and Kindle edition.


 

Friends

Meet My Famous Friends

  • File Size: 3928 KB
  • Print Length: 68 pages
  • Publisher: DV Books (January 16, 2017)
  • Publication Date: January 16, 2017
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01MTA5LYI

My Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥

My Review:

This book is a clever book which makes you think while snickering at the pun-like names. I love a good pun, so I was in hog heaven. I liked how he told facts with a dash of humor and cleverness. I am going to check out more of his books to see if the same humor is as prevalent in them.

From the silly names he gives the famous people to the imagery he uses to convey those names, he had me laughing all through the book. Poe, Einstein, MLK were all treated with history and humor. I loved it. Sharing this book with my grandchildren.

Children can learn facts, and giggle too. Some of my favorite historically famous people were included. Excellent book for children of all ages.

Where to find:

This humorous book can be found on Amazon in Hardback, paperback, and in Kindle Edition.

 


 

Pearl

Little Pearl’s Reflection: The Light in the Window

by Sarah Ann Kinnear (Author)
 Bodil Sebrina Christensen(Illustrations)
  • Series: Little Pearl’s Reflection
  • Paperback: 40 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (December 6, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1539791823
  • ISBN-13: 978-1539791829

My Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥

My Review:

If you are looking for a wonderfully whimsical and fun book for your child, I suggest Little Pearl’s Reflection The Light in the Window.

Little Pearl has the most adorable way of telling her story. With narrative and personal moments interspersed into the story. The writing is lively and the characters are an unusual mix of silliness and teasing. When Little Pearl’s birthday comes around, she has a mystery to solve and that is when the cast of characters enter the story.

Sarah Ann Kinnear has the writing style of an artist. Her words draw pictures that invite the reader to visually see the story unfold. It is a lovely book to read with fun concepts.

Where to find:

This paperback book for children is available on Amazon.

Book Review: Mr. Waldorf Travels to the Mysterious China, by Beth Ann Stifflemire

Mr. Waldorf Travels to the Mysterious ChinaMr. Waldorf Travels to the Mysterious China by Beth Ann Stifflemire

  • Age Range: 4 – 8 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool – 3
  • Series: The Spectacular World of Waldorf (Book 3)
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Waldorf Publishing; first edition (November 1, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 194327763X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1943277636
  • My Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

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    The Gemstone Chronicles Book 1: The Carnelian, by William Stuart

    The Gemstone Chronicles Book One: The CarnelianThe Gemstone Chronicles Book One: The Carnelian by William L. Stuart

  • Print Length: 334 pages
  • Publisher: William L Stuart; 3 edition (August 11, 2012)
  • Publication Date: August 11, 2012
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B008WV90JQ
  • My Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

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    Book Review: Mr. Waldorf Travels to the Great State of Texas, by Beth Ann Stifflemier

    Mr. Waldorf Travels to the Great State of TexasMr. Waldorf Travels to the Great State of Texas by Beth Ann Stifflemire

  • Series: The Spectacular World of Waldorf
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Waldorf Publishing; first edition (September 1, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1943276358
  • ISBN-13: 978-1943276356
  • My Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

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    Book Review: The Spectacular World of Waldorf, by Beth Ann Stifflemier

    The Spectacular World of Waldorf: Mr. Waldorf Travels to the Wild State of AlaskaThe Spectacular World of Waldorf: Mr. Waldorf Travels to the Wild State of Alaska by Beth Ann Stifflemire

  • Series: The Spectacular World of Waldorf
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Waldorf Publishing; first edition (October 1, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1943276676
  • ISBN-13: 978-1943276677
  • My Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

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