Date: Sunday, April 5, 2020
Place: Bruno Friendship Center (519 Main Street), Bruno, SK
Facebook Event: www.facebook.com/events/996718170697480
Welcome to author Colleen Morrison who will be publishing her "Sweet Maggie Magnolia" children's book series with us! Her first book will be out before Christmas.
Colleen Morrison, author of the "Sweet Maggie Magnolia" children’s picture book series & upcoming young adult historical romance, "Faded Photographs," is a native of Southern California. Colleen has been writing since she was eight years old, having been mentored by her grade school English teacher. As a child and young adult, her poetry and prose won local and national awards, as well as the opportunity to work on group projects and other works. She volunteered much of her time reading and telling her stories at the local "Head Start Preschool" and "Cross-Age Teaching" programs with young children. After a 20 year hiatus to focus on her career and raising her family, she is re-entering the children’s author network. She is a member of SCBWI, Authors Guild, The Children’s Writer’s Guild, Non-Fiction Author’s Association and National Association of Memoir Writers.
Colleen, along with illustrator and artist, Leighann Sessum, is available for booking signings, and children’s readings in both California and Louisiana through her website at http://www.sweetmaggiemagnolia.com
FRECKLES THE BUNNY SERIES, BOOK # 4: FRECKLES AND THE TRUE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS
by Author Vickianne Caswell Freckles The Bunny Series
Series: Freckles the Bunny Series
Paperback: 52 pages
Publisher: 4 Paws Games and Publishing; 2 edition (June 17, 2016)
Freckles and her friends believe that Christmas is all about presents, that is until their families decide to show them the true meaning of Christmas. Each family embarks on a magical Christmas journey, when they show their children that Christmas is about the love we have for each other. For the first time ever, meet the full family of Freckles the bunny (the star and lesson learner of the books), Donut the duckling (who loves circles), Norma the fawn (who is shy and can run quickly), Dreamy the chick (who loves to nap), Boots the kitten (who loves to groom) and Tiger the puppy (who loves to growl and pounce like a tiger). Characters are based on the author's real pets, with the same unique personalities.53 pages (35 illustrated pages plus 7-8 bonus: family trees, Christmas poem and 2 crafts). Ages 6+.
* It is good to donate or volunteer time.
* Helping others, caring and sharing.
* Christmas is about the love and caring for each other, not about presents.
* Helping makes you feel good inside.
Available in KOBO, iBooks, Amazon, and many more in paperback and ebook formats.
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Come to our Creative Expressions event (April 8, 2017) with your children and have your child dress up in an Easter costume, their Sunday best, or have their face painted at our event.
At 1PM, all children will be able to come on stage and be judged for the cutest Easter outfit. The winner receives a signed copy of "Freckles the Bunny Series, Book # 6: The Freckle Monster" by Vickianne Caswell, a butterfly pen, and a stuffed Freckles bunny toy.
Series: Freckles the Bunny Series
Written By: Vickianne Caswell
Illustrated By: Anastasia Drogaitseva
Edited By: 4 Paws Games and Publishing
ISBN 13: 978-0992030643
ISBN 10: 0992030641
Paperback: 8" x 10"; Glossy cover finish.
In Stock: 5
*Price includes GST & PST*
Available on our website, Amazon.com and many other locations, including e-books.
Stock should be in tomorrow! Pre-order now.
Sherlock seems like your average cat. He loves to play, he purrs and loves to chase after things, so why can't he meow? One day as Sherlock leaves his job at the bakery for lunch, he gets the opportunity to talk to the sweet angel of a cat that he meets in the park. Her name is Luna. Will she find out his secret? Will she like a cat who can't meow or will she laugh at him? Sherlock's best friends Kato and Charlie tell him that he has nothing to worry about but with his rival Chauncy and the bully Bruto, does he really stand a chance? Find out in this all new chapter book as you follow a day in the life of Sherlock. See some of your favorite Freckles the Bunny Series characters and find out if Sherlock can overcome his embarrassment of being different.
“Learn to love your differences because they are a part of who you are. They make you purrfect!” - Sherlock Cat
In The Freckle Monster: Freckles the Bunny Series, Book #6, Freckles is a special little bunny. She is smart, caring and very creative. Her latest project was to create a ‘Stop Bullying’ poster for school. All of the students were participating and the principal would choose the best poster to be highlighted on the local news. Freckles was sure that her poster would win. She was very proud of her poster. But her poster didn’t win. Her best friend, Stew, had her poster chosen. As the news reporter interviewed Stew about her poster, Freckles fumed about not winning the contest. Her jealousy turned to revenge and soon Freckles was no longer the caring bunny that everyone loved; she was the mean bully bunny that made everyone mad at each other. Can Freckles be stopped?
As a child, author Vickianne Caswell had been bullied. Her daughter and co-author, Erika-Elizabeth Caswell, had also been bullied. Many of Freckles' experiences were based on events that happened in their lives. It’s sad to think that jealousy can fester to the point where everyone is mad and vengeful at each other. Using colorful illustrations, realistic scenarios and dialogue, and a once beloved family member (Freckles the bunny) the authors have created a powerful story about the very serious issue of bullying. Well done!
Reviewed By Emily-Jane Hills Orford for Readers’ Favorite
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